Beloit College seeks an excellent teacher and productive researcher to fill a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor beginning with the 2014–15 academic year. The successful applicant will hold a Ph.D. in a field related to human health and disease such as epidemiology, microbiology, virology, or immunology, and be able to teach courses in microbiology, human biology, and disease biology. Additional courses taught will represent the applicant’s area of specialty. This position provides an opportunity to work with the college’s highly successful Health and Society program, which engages students in the complex biological, chemical, social, cultural, political, and economic aspects of human health. The successful candidate will also develop a research program that engages undergraduates; contribute to all-college programs such as first- and second-year seminars, interdisciplinary studies, and international education; and serve in leadership roles in campus governance. We welcome applications from candidates with laboratory, computational, and/or community-based interests. We especially seek candidates who have demonstrated success in working with diverse populations of students. This position is an excellent opportunity to teach in a department nationally known for innovative pedagogy with a long track record of successfully mentoring young faculty members.
Located in a diverse community close to Madison, Milwaukee, and Chicago, Beloit College is a highly selective liberal arts college of approximately 1250 students from 48 states and 40 countries. The college emphasizes excellence in teaching, learning beyond the traditional classroom, international perspectives, and collaborative research among students and faculty. Recognized as one of the Colleges that Change Lives, Beloit is committed to the educational benefits of diversity in our learning community and encourages all interested individuals meeting the criteria of the described position to apply.
Inquiries may be addressed to Yaffa Grossman, chair of the search committee, at email@example.com. Interested individuals may submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, statements of teaching and research interests, unofficial scans of undergraduate and graduate transcripts, and three letters of reference to the Center for the Sciences Administrative Assistant, Doreen Dalman, at firstname.lastname@example.org. To ensure full consideration, please submit all materials by October 1, 2013. The search will remain open until the position is filled. Additional information about the position is posted at https://www.beloit.edu/biology/openings/hum_hlth_dis/