Job Opportunity: Professor, Biology, Whittier College

Kate Stuart
April 21, 2014

The Biology Department at Whittier College is accepting applications for two Visiting Professor appointments in Biology starting September 2014. Candidates must have broad training in biology, and will demonstrate a commitment to undergraduate teaching excellence. Whittier College is a residential four-year liberal arts institution that prepares students from diverse backgrounds to excel in a complex global society. Inspired by a Quaker heritage, the Whittier education equips students to be active citizens and effective communicators who embrace diversity and act with integrity. The Biology Department seeks to provide broad training in the Biological Sciences, preparing students for a variety of careers including within the education, research, health, or business sectors.

Position 1: This one-year, full-time visiting position will be responsible for teaching General Biology, Introductory Cell and Molecular Biology, and an upper-level biology course, preferably in the area of Cell and Molecular Biology.
Position 2: This two-year, full-time visiting position will be responsible for teaching a year-long sequence in Human Anatomy and Physiology, Introductory Organismal Biology, and an upperlevel biology course in the organismal or population areas.

To Apply:
Please send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, brief statement of teaching philosophy, and three letters of recommendation to David Bourgaize, Chair, Biology Department, Whittier College, 13406 E. Philadelphia Street, Whittier, CA 90608.

Inquiries and submissions via email to ( are encouraged. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled.

Whittier College is an equal opportunity employer, affirms the values and goals of diversity, and strongly encourages applications from women and candidates from groups historically underrepresented in higher education.

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