Employment Opportunities in Biology

Visiting Assistant Professor of Microbiology and Immunology
Biology Department

Gustavus Adolphus College invites applications for a full-time position of Visiting Assistant Professor in the Department of Biology with specialization in Microbiology and Immunology to begin September 1, 2014.

We seek candidates who have an earned doctorate, but will consider candidates who have achieved ABD status. In their application candidates should discuss their commitment to teaching a student-centered undergraduate biology curriculum in a liberal arts environment. We are interested in applicants who complement our commitment to students and faculty from diverse cultural groups, and who will diversify the expertise and experiences represented in the department.

The teaching load will be seven course equivalents. In fall semester; a 100-level introductory biology lecture and labs, a 300-level immunology lecture and lab; in January Term, an experiential course determined by and appropriate to the candidate’s expertise; in spring semester, a 300-level microbiology lecture and labs, and a 100-level microbiology lab.

The Department of Biology graduates an average of 70 majors each year and focuses on the preparation of students for post-graduate professional and graduate programs in biology, biochemistry, neuroscience, and environmental and health-related fields. Students are engaged in research experiences both within and outside of classes. Additional information about the Biology Department is available at: www.gustavus.edu/biology/.

To apply, please email (as separate PDF files) the letter of application, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, graduate and undergraduate transcripts (scanned copies acceptable), and three confidential letters of professional recommendation (sent directly from the reference) to biology-search@gustavus.edu. The cover letter and letters of recommendation should be addressed to:

Dr. Margaret Bloch Qazi, Chair
Department of Biology
Gustavus Adolphus College
800 W College Ave
Saint Peter, MN 56082-1498

Application information is also available at: www.gustavus.edu/jobs. For more details, contact Dr. Bloch Qazi at biology-search@gustavus.edu. Review of applications will begin on March 24, 2014, and continue until the position is filled. For full consideration, complete applications must be received by March 21, 2014.

Gustavus Adolphus College is a coeducational, private, Lutheran (ELCA), residential, national liberal arts college of 2500 students. The College maintains a longstanding commitment to excellence through diversity with a special emphasis on global engagement and service. Additionally, we strive to be a community supportive of all kinds of individuals and families. As an Affirmative Action employer, it is the policy and practice of Gustavus Adolphus College to provide equal employment opportunities for all. EOE/M/F/V/D