VISITING ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF BIOLOGY

The Department of Biology at Kalamazoo College invites applications for a one-year visiting position, beginning September 2014. Responsibilities include teaching upper-level courses in the areas of plant biology, entomology and a related area of specialization in basic or applied biology.  The candidate will also co-teach in the introductory laboratory sequence.  A completed Ph.D. is required and post-doctoral experience is preferred.  Candidates are expected to have a high aptitude and interest in undergraduate teaching, and a commitment to the liberal arts.  Review of applications will commence March 7, 2014 and will continue until the position is filled.  Kalamazoo College desires applicants who are committed to promoting access and success for all students, and strongly encourages candidates who will contribute to the cultural diversity of the College to identify themselves if they wish.

Kalamazoo College is a highly selective, nationally known liberal arts college of approximately 1350 motivated students offering an integrated undergraduate experience that weaves a traditional liberal arts curriculum into domestic and international educational experiences.  The Biology Department graduates about 50 majors each year, including many who pursue graduate-level work in the discipline.  The campus is located midway between Chicago and Detroit in Kalamazoo, Michigan, a metropolitan community of 225,000 which supports four college and university campuses along with numerous civic arts and cultural associations.  Thirty-five miles from Lake Michigan, the area offers many opportunities for outdoor activities. For more information about the college, see our home page at www.kzoo.edu; and the Biology Department home page at http://reason.kzoo.edu/biology.

Send letter of application, curriculum vitae, undergraduate and graduate transcripts (unofficial acceptable), statement of teaching interests, and three letters of recommendation in electronic (pdf) format to Dr. Ann Fraser (e-mail: afraser@kzoo.edu), Department of Biology, Kalamazoo College, 1200 Academy Street, Kalamazoo, MI 49006-3295.  

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