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Assistant Professor of Biology Jobs at Linfield University Faculty

Assistant Professor of Biology Jobs at Linfield University Faculty

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Assistant Professor of Biology

The Biology Department of Linfield College is searching for a tenure-track Assistant Professor, to begin fall semester, 2019. A typical teaching load consists of the following: one (candidate's choice) from among the following Core Courses: Molecular Cell Biology, Evolution, or Genetics; a majors elective course with laboratory in the candidate's area of expertise; one semester of Introductory Biology for biology and health sciences-related majors; and a non-majors course (no laboratory) in area of specialty. The successful applicant will demonstrate a commitment to, and potential for, developing a vigorous research program with undergraduates. We are open to any research program that expands the research expertise and opportunities in our department in any animal system, ranging in focus from the cellular to whole organism level. A Ph.D. in biology or a related field is required; post-doctoral experience is preferred.

Linfield College is a comprehensive college that combines a strong emphasis on the liberal arts with a commitment to professional and interdisciplinary programs. Linfield College enrolls a diverse student body; 60% of students are New Majority students composed of students of color, first-generation, transfer, and Pell-eligible students. A diverse and vibrant Linfield contributes to academic excellence and critical thinking; therefore, we welcome applicants who bring a diversity of identity, culture, experience, perspective, and thought. All candidates should address in their application how their professional and lived experience, scholarship, teaching, mentorship, and/or service will build on our diversity and inclusion efforts. 

 To apply complete the online application process at and attach the following documents: 1) a cover letter, 2) a curriculum vitae, 3) a description of the Core Course the candidate would like to teach including how that course reflects the candidate's teaching philosophy, 4) a list of three majors or non-majors elective courses the candidate is excited to teach, 5) a research plan specific to this position, 6) graduate and undergraduate transcripts (unofficial are sufficient at this time) and 7) three letters of recommendation - Please send recommendation letters to Chad Tillberg, Professor and Department Chair, for attachment to your application.

Review of applications will begin on October 17, 2018, and continue until the position has been filled.

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