The Department of Biology at Swarthmore College invites applications for two-year visiting assistant professor positions starting August of 2023. Teaching responsibilities usually consist of one course with two weekly laboratory sections or two courses without laboratories each semester. Salary is commensurate with tenure-track hires.
Genetics/Cell Biology: The applicant’s course offerings will include one intermediate-level Genetics or Cell Biology course with labs per semester, with the potential for advanced seminar-style or first-year seminar courses in an area that is complementary to our existing curriculum, or participation in our introductory courses.
Neurobiology: The applicant’s course offerings will include an intermediate-level neurobiology course with labs, with the potential for advanced seminar-style or first-year seminar courses in an area that is complementary to our existing curriculum, or participation in our introductory courses.
Funds are available for travel to professional meetings and to support undergraduate research students during the academic year and the summer.
Located in the suburbs of Philadelphia and 20 miles from Wilmington DE, the Swarthmore undergraduate student body has 44% U.S. minority enrollment and 11% international enrollment. Swarthmore has a strong commitment to inclusive excellence through diversity in its educational program and employment practices. Applicants from traditionally underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply. For more information on Faculty Diversity and Excellence at Swarthmore, see this.
Applicants should have a Ph.D., teaching experience, and a strong commitment to undergraduate education. The strongest candidates will demonstrate an ability to effectively teach complex biological concepts to undergraduates from diverse backgrounds.
The application and detailed instructions may be found on Interfolio (Genetics/Cell Bio) (Neurobiology).
Review of applications will begin on Feb. 27th, 2022. For more information, please visit our website. Questions regarding these positions should be addressed to firstname.lastname@example.org.