The Biology Program at Bard College is seeking two tenure-track colleagues to join a team of teacher-scholars committed to excellence in teaching and research. The successful applicants will ask cutting-edge questions in neurobiology, physiology, immunology, or developmental biology and will be prepared to teach courses on topics including genetics, development, neurobiology, physiology, anatomy, immunology, or biostatistics, as well as their area of expertise. Successful applicants will also mentor undergraduate students conducting independent research. Research facilities include state of the art microscopic imaging, qPCR, and support for invertebrate or aquatic organisms.
Applicants should possess a Ph.D. in a biological field. Prior teaching experience is highly desirable. Candidates at the assistant, associate and full rank will be considered.
Bard is an institutional member of National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity (NCFDD), and faculty members will be supported through a formal college-wide mentoring network. This opportunity for two tenure track hires is one of the ways Bard is prioritizing recruitment and retention of a diverse faculty. Our program has a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion, and will be hiring faculty who will add to these initiatives through their research, teaching, mentoring and/or lived experience. These positions are part of an ongoing hiring process throughout the Science, Mathematics and Computing division, and college wide.
Bard College is a highly selective liberal arts college located 90 miles north of New York City on the Hudson River. Bard faculty and staff lead their students by example, building upon the existing network of boundary-breaking programs focused on rethinking who can and should be included in a liberal arts education. The College prides itself on its commitment to undergraduate education and to scholarship, inquiry, research, and the professional activities of scholars, scientists, and artists.
Applicants should submit a cover letter, a CV, description of research plans, teaching philosophy, a DEI statement and three professional contact references (names, email addresses and phone numbers) prepared to write letters of recommendation. Submit materials to Interfolio at: http://apply.interfolio.com/111311 Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled.
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