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Hamilton College, Clinton, NY: Assistant Professor of Biology (Developmental) - Tenure Track

(posted 2017-08-23)


The Biology Department at Hamilton College invites applications for a tenure-track position in the area of developmental biology at the rank of Assistant Professor, beginning July 1, 2018. Ph.D. and teaching experience required; post-doctoral research preferred. The teaching load for this position is four courses during the first year and five courses thereafter. The successful applicant will teach a lab course in developmental biology and a course in a related sub-discipline that complements the department curriculum, participate in our introductory biology program, and supervise senior thesis research. In particular, we are seeking candidates who will contribute to our college's interdisciplinary program in Neuroscience and who can demonstrate their experience in teaching or working with diverse student populations. Your cover letter should address the ways in which you would further the college's goal of building a diverse and welcoming educational environment. An ongoing research program involving undergraduates is expected. Research support includes start-up funds, a research laboratory, annual conference travel, a generous sabbatical leave program, departmental facilities for tissue culture and imaging with confocal and scanning electron microscopes, and a vivarium in the modern Taylor Science Center.

Send cover letter, curriculum vitae, statements about teaching and research with undergraduates, and arrange for submission of three letters of recommendation to lnterfolio at http://apply.interfolio.com/44171. Questions may be directed to Mike McCormick, Chair, Department of Biology, Hamilton College, 198 College Hill Road, Clinton, NY 13323-1292 (mmccormi@hamilton.edu). Review of application materials will begin October 3rd, 2017, and continue until the position is filled. We are seeking candidates who can demonstrate their experience in teaching or working with diverse student populations. Your cover letter should address the ways in which you would further the college's goal of building a diverse and welcoming educational environment.

Hamilton (http://www.hamilton.edu) is a residential liberal arts college located in upstate New York. Applicants with dual-career considerations can find other Hamilton and nearby academic job listings at http://www.upstatenyherc.org, as well as additional information at http://bit.ly/2fmCF8F (Opportunities for Spouses or Partners). Hamilton College is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and is committed to diversity in all areas of the campus community. Hamilton provides domestic partner benefits. Candidates from underrepresented groups in higher education are especially encouraged to apply.