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Two-Year Visiting Assistant Professor in Neurobiology

Employer
Swarthmore College, Biology Dept
Location
Swarthmore, Pennsylvania
Salary
Competitive compensation
Closing date
Feb 19, 2022

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The Department of Biology at Swarthmore College invites applications for a two-year Visiting Assistant Professor in the area of Neurobiology starting in August of 2022. Teaching responsibilities generally consist of one course with weekly laboratory sections each semester. The applicant’s course offerings are anticipated to include a team-taught introductory cell and molecular biology course, an intermediate-level neurobiology course, and an advanced seminar-style course in an area that is complementary to our existing curriculum. Funds are available for travel to professional meetings and to support undergraduate research students during the academic year and the summer.

Located in the immediate suburbs of Philadelphia and just 20 miles from Wilmington DE, Swarthmore College is a highly selective liberal arts college whose mission combines academic rigor with social responsibility. Swarthmore has a strong institutional commitment to diversity, and actively seeks and welcomes applications from candidates with exceptional qualifications, particularly those with demonstrable commitments to a more inclusive society and world. Swarthmore is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicants from traditionally underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply. For more information on Faculty Diversity and Excellence at Swarthmore, see http://www.swarthmore.edu/faculty-diversity-excellence/information-candidates-new-faculty

Applicants should have a PhD at the time of appointment, teaching experience, and a strong commitment to undergraduate education.  The strongest candidates will be expected to demonstrate a commitment to teaching that speaks to and motivates undergraduates from diverse backgrounds.

All application materials (cover letter, curriculum vitae, statements of teaching and research interests, and three letters of recommendation) should be submitted online at https://apply.interfolio.com/101517. Review of applications will begin on Feb. 22nd, 2022. For more information, please visit our website at www.swarthmore.edu/biology. Questions regarding this position should be addressed to the search chair, Jeff Gauthier, at NeuroVAP@swarthmore.edu.

Swarthmore College actively seeks and welcomes applications from candidates with exceptional qualifications, particularly those with demonstrable commitments to a more inclusive society and world. Swarthmore College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

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