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Visiting Assistant Professor of Biology in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology

The Department of Biology invites applications for a full-time, 2-year visiting faculty position at the assistant professor level, beginning September 2018. Teaching responsibilities are projected to include one intermediate level course with weekly laboratories or field work each semester in areas that complement the Department’s current course offerings.  Over the two-year appointment, at least two different courses would be taught.

Funds are available for travel to professional meetings and for summer support of undergraduate research collaborators.The 200 acre Crum Woods adjacent to campus can be used for teaching and research if desired.

Located in the immediate suburbs of Philadelphia and just 20 miles from Wilmington DE, Swarthmore College is a highly selective liberal arts college whose mission combines academic rigor with social responsibility. Swarthmore has a strong institutional commitment to diversity, and actively seeks and welcomes applications from candidates with exceptional qualifications, particularly those with demonstrable commitments to a more inclusive society and world. Applicants from traditionally underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply. For more information on Faculty Diversity and Excellence at Swarthmore.

Qualifications

Applicants should have a Ph.D., teaching experience, and a strong commitment to teaching undergraduates from diverse backgrounds.

Application Instructions

Submit a cover letter, a CV, the names of three references, and statements of teaching and research interests through interfolio. Applications will be reviewed as they are received. Questions regarding this position should be addressed to the Search Chair, at biosearch@swarthmore.edu.

Swarthmore College is a highly selective liberal arts college, located in the suburbs of Philadelphia, whose mission combines academic rigor with social responsibility. Swarthmore has a strong institutional commitment to inclusive excellence through diversity in its educational program and employment practices. The College actively seeks and welcomes applications from candidates with exceptional qualifications, particularly those with demonstrable commitments to a more inclusive society and world.

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