Visiting Assistant Professor of Biology and Environmental Science (OH, USA) ~

31 de julio de 2014

Visiting Assistant Professor of Biology and Environmental Science (OH, USA)

Antioch College invites applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor position in Biology and Environmental Science starting September 1, 2014.  This position lasts 9 months (3 quarters, Fall, Winter, Spring), with an option to extend and additional quarter (Summer).  Candidates must have a Ph.D. in Environmental Science, Biology, or a field related to both areas; expertise in Aquatic Biology and/or Zoology preferred.  ABD candidates will also be considered.  Evidence of successful teaching experience in environmental science and/or biology at the undergraduate level is preferred.  Candidates should demonstrate a commitment to rigorous undergraduate education in a liberal arts environment and an ability to develop innovative, interdisciplinary courses in environmental science and biology.  Candidates should be prepared to teach within an undergraduate liberal arts curriculum dedicated to linking theoretical knowledge to experiential learning. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience.
The successful applicant is expected to develop and teach Environmental Science, General Biology, and additional courses that complement those taught by our existing faculty, which may include Aquatic Biology, Ecology, Conservation Biology, and/or Evolutionary Biology.  The expected teaching load is 2 classes per quarter, which may be adjusted by class size and curricular needs.  Interested candidates may also have the opportunity to contribute to organizing and leading team-taught, interdisciplinary, thematic Global Seminars. These themes include water, food, energy, health, education, and governance.  The biological and environmental science curriculum serves the curricular needs of general education and two science majors.  Course descriptions are available in the Curriculum Catalog on Antioch College’s website (

Antioch College is a small, innovative liberal arts institution located on a historical campus in Yellow Springs, Ohio. Antioch has an inspiring mission and a proud history of educating leaders and contributors to our society, including Fulbright Scholars, Rhodes Scholars, notables in the arts and culture, entrepreneurs and elected officials, and leaders in business and finance locally and throughout the world. A low student-faculty ratio provides Antioch College students with personal attention from faculty who have a strong commitment to teaching. Antioch College is an equal opportunity employer; the college offers employment, advancement opportunities, and benefits in a harassment-free environment on the basis of merit, qualifications and competency to all individuals without regard to race, color, religion, creed, age, sex, national origin, handicap, sexual orientation or covered veteran status. Candidates who can contribute to Antioch’s commitment to diversity and its evolving multilingual culture are encouraged to apply. Please visit our website at

To apply, submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, unofficial transcripts, and the names of three references who can speak to teaching abilities.  Electronic submissions are greatly preferred, and should be sent to  Submission of three letters of recommendation that address teaching skills, official transcripts, and previous course evaluations will be required of finalists.  If necessary, materials may be sent by regular mail to Biology andEnvironmental Science Faculty Search c/o Nancy Wilburn, Antioch College, One Morgan Place, Yellow Springs, OH 45387.  Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis, and the position will remain open until filled or canceled.

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