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Position Details
Posting ID: 16018
Position Title: Visiting Assistant Professor, Biology
Category: Non Tenure-track
Department: Keck Science
Department URL: http://www.kecksci.claremont.edu
Description: The W.M. Keck Science Department (www.kecksci.claremont.edu) of Claremont McKenna, Pitzer, and Scripps Colleges (three of the five undergraduate Claremont Colleges) in Southern California, seeks to hire two visiting assistant professors in biology. One is for the full academic year 2017-2018 and the other is for spring 2018 only. Teaching responsibilities include teaching in an introductory biology class and lab focused on ecology and evolution, an upper division organismal/ecology class with lab and a class for non-science majors on conservation ecology. Participation in research, particularly directing undergraduate research projects may be possible. A Ph.D. in biology or related subject is required and prior teaching experience is preferred.
Procedures
and Timetable:
Please upload (i) a cover letter that includes a succinct description of your background, teaching experience, and research experience, (ii) a c.v., (iii) a diversity statement (of no more than 1 page) outlining the applicant’s philosophy for fostering an educational environment that is inclusive of all students and (iv) the names and e-mail addresses of three or more references (at least two of whom can address teaching). All named references will be automatically contacted and sent instructions for uploading their reference letters. Review of applications will begin immediately, and the positions will remain open until filled. Further inquiries may be directed to Dr. Melissa Coleman at mcoleman@kecksci.claremont.edu.