Visiting Assistant Professor, Molecular Biology



Job description

Colorado Springs, CO

Department: Molecular Biology
Is this a tenure track position?: No
Position Status: Full-time 1 year

Position Summary:
The Department of Molecular Biology (MB) at Colorado College announces a one-year, non-tenure track Assistant Professor position in Molecular Biology and Microbiology to begin in August 2020. A review of completed applicant les will begin immediately and continue until the position is lled. Responsibilities entail teaching six courses, including Introduction to Cell and Molecular Biology and Laboratory in Molecular and Cellular Biology and Genetics, and either upper-level or non-majors courses in the candidate’s area of specialty, and possibly directing student research as one of the six courses. The ability to integrate subelds of cell biology, genetics, and molecular biology using contemporary molecular technology are highly desirable. Colorado College is a private, undergraduate, highly selective liberal arts institution enrolling approximately 2000 students. The college uses the Block-Plan calendar in which students take one class at a time, allowing for signicant laboratory experiences. Research in the MB Department at Colorado College includes: studies on gene regulation, molecular and cellular immunology, developmental neurobiology, evolutionary genetics, microbiology, and population genetics. The department strives to perform cutting-edge research that includes undergraduate students.

Information about the MB Department at Colorado College can be found at our web site:

Colorado College welcomes members of all groups and reafrms its commitment not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, or disability in its educational programs, activities, and employment practices. The College is committed to increasing the diversity of the college community. Candidates who can contribute to that goal are particularly encouraged.

Minimum Qualifications: PhD and teaching experience required

How to apply

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Open Until Filled: Yes

Colorado College is an equal opportunity employer committed to increasing the diversity of its community. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, age, religion, gender identity or expression, disability, or sexual orientation in our educational programs and activities or our employment practices.

With an average class size of 16 students, courses delve thoroughly into the depths of their subject matter, and three-hour lectures are exceptions in a world ruled by critical discussion and analytic fieldwork.