• Visiting Assistant Professor in Biology

    Job Number
    Job Type
    Temporary Full-Time
    Oxford College
    Oxford College
    This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues:
    Not Applicable
    Required Documents
    Cover letter, List of 3 Recommenders, Teaching Philosophy, Transcripts, Transcripts - Graduate
  • Description

    Emory University’s Oxford College seeks candidates for two Visiting Assistant Professor positions in Biology to begin August, 2018.


    The successful candidate will teach two lecture courses and their accompanying laboratories in the introductory biology course sequence. The courses are grounded in an organismal understanding of biology and cover topics in cell biology, metabolism, genetics, and molecular biology.

    Requirements: A Ph.D. in biology or a sub-discipline, completed by May 2018. 


    Strongly Preferred: Advanced training in cellular and molecular biology.  Candidates with experience in inquiry-based teaching, student-centered learning, and laboratory teaching are particularly encouraged to apply.



    Additional Details

    Our new, state-of-the-art science building is designed to promote student-faculty collaboration, scholarship, and innovative teaching in STEM. Recommendations of Vision and Change and PULSE are guiding principles for the Biology faculty. 


    Applicants must submit with their applications a cover letter, CV, statement of teaching philosophy and graduate and undergraduate transcripts.  Please enter the email address contact information for three referees.  The referees will receive an auto-email with a link for entering their recommendation letters.  The cover letter should address the candidate's qualifications for the position as well as their interest in working at a liberal arts college. Evaluation of candidates will begin April 21, 2018, and will continue until the position is filled. 


    One of Emory University's four undergraduate schools, Oxford College provides an intensive liberal-arts program for about 950 first- and second-year students in the first two years of their Emory bachelor’s degree. The College is fully residential on Emory’s historic campus 36 miles east of Atlanta. We are interested in candidates with a commitment to working with a diverse student body in an inclusive learning community. Emory is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.


    EEO/AA/Individuals with Disabilities/Veteran Employer




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