Centre College invites applications for a two-year position in biology at the rank of Visiting Assistant Professor to start in August 2015. We are looking for a vertebrate morphologist or physiologist, who could teach vertebrate morphology and its associated lab. The successful candidate would also contribute to teaching introductory biology, vertebrate physiology, and senior seminar. Other teaching opportunities include first-year studies courses and additional classes in the candidate’s area of interest. The successful applicant will have a Ph.D. in the biological sciences or related field and must demonstrate a commitment to excellence in teaching and scholarship at a nationally-ranked liberal arts college. Collaborative research with undergraduates is encouraged and supported.
Centre College, a highly selective liberal arts college of about 1,400 students, has one of the nation’s premier study abroad programs and is ranked among the top fifty National Liberal Arts Colleges by U.S. News & World Report. Classes are small and academic standards are high. Centre graduates enjoy extraordinary success, with entrance to top graduate and professional schools, prestigious fellowships for further study abroad, and rewarding jobs. The College is located in Danville, Kentucky, a town of 18,000 recognized for its high quality of life. It is within easy driving distance of Lexington, Louisville, and Cincinnati. Centre College is committed to an environment that welcomes and supports diversity. Centre strives to create an environment where differences are celebrated rather than discouraged, where the individuals have the opportunity to exchange ideas and share in the richness of mutual experiences. Please view the Statement of Community. For information concerning the college, visit our web site at www.centre.edu.
To apply, please go to http://apply.interfolio.com/28333 and submit a letter of application that includes your teaching philosophy and research interests, CV, three letters of recommendation and transcripts. Review of applications will begin February 4, 2015. Centre College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.