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One-year Visiting Assistant Professor in Ecology

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The Department of Biology at Vassar College invites applications for a one-year full-time position in ecology at the rank of Visiting Assistant Professor. The position begins in the Fall of 2018. Vassar College is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer with a strong commitment to increasing the diversity of the campus community and the curriculum, and promoting an environment of equality, inclusion, and respect for difference. Candidates who can contribute to this goal through their teaching, research, advising, and other activities are encouraged to identify their strengths and experiences in this area. Individuals from groups whose underrepresentation in the American professoriate has been severe and longstanding are particularly encouraged to apply.

The successful candidate will teach introductory biology, an intermediate-level ecology course that includes a lecture and a laboratory section, and an advanced-level course in the candidate’s field of study. Candidates should hold a Ph.D. at the time of appointment. The successful candidate will have access to research space and an office, a student research assistant, and access to shared research facilities and equipment. A Ph.D. in the biological sciences or related field is required.

Vassar is a highly selective, coeducational liberal arts college of about 2450 undergraduates located in the beautiful and historic Hudson Valley seventy-five miles north of New York City.

All applications should be submitted online at https://employment.vassar.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind-52424

Please upload the following: cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching experience and philosophy, three letters of recommendation and graduate school transcript(s).

Review of applications begins Feb. 15, 2018 and continues until the position is filled. Please direct questions regarding the position or application process to Kathleen Susman, Chair of Biology (kasusman@vassar.edu).

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Vassar College is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and is strongly and actively committed to diversity within its community. Applications from members of historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged.