Assistant Professor of Microbiology
Westminster College in Fulton, Missouri invites applications for a full-time, tenure track Assistant Professor of Biology, beginning August 2019.
Teaching responsibilities include Microbiology, introductory biology, and an upper-level course in biochemistry and/or environmental biology or ecology. Broadly-trained applicants who can teach at both the introductory level and upper level will be highly competitive. The teaching load is 12 contact hours per semester, with a typical load being two lectures and two labs. The successful candidate will work with dynamic and engaged colleagues and share their commitment to deliver high-quality courses. Tenure-track faculty are also expected to engage undergraduates in research and participate in service to the department and the College. All tenure track faculty contribute to academic advising.
The successful candidate must have experience teaching undergraduates and have earned a Ph.D. in Biology or a related field at time of appointment (ABD also considered).
The following materials are required:
- Cover letter;
- Curriculum vitae (CV) with three professional references
The following materials may be requested after the initial review process:
- All transcripts; unofficial copies of graduate and undergraduate
- Statement of teaching philosophy at a liberal arts college to include titles of courses you are qualified to teach
- Statement of research interest and how you incorporate undergraduates
Upload your CV and professional references as one document under the 'resume/qualifications' option to the right. Select the 'add a cover letter' option to upload your cover letter. Review of applications will begin November 1, 2018, and will continue until the position is filled or the search is closed. EOE.
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Founded in 1851, Westminster College believes that every student has come into this world with a purpose. To not simply be — but to become the embodiment of everything extraordinary that lives inside of us. At Westminster College, we educate and inspire students to find the intensive focus and clarity to unleash the power in their purpose. Westminster is a private, selective, coeducational, residential undergraduate college located in Fulton, Missouri, a community of 13,000 residents (approximately 25 miles from both Columbia and Jefferson City, 100 miles from St. Louis and 150 miles from Kansas City). Inclusive and welcoming, Westminster has a vibrant student life, with an enrollment of approximately 1,000 students. Faculty and staff work together to help students succeed in their education and ultimately within their chosen careers and the diverse, global community we live in.
Honoring Sir Winston Churchill and the famous "Iron Curtain" speech which he delivered on campus in 1946, Westminster is home to the historic Church of St. Mary the Virgin, Aldermanbury and the National Churchill Museum. In recent years, U.S. Senator and 2016 candidate for U.S. President Bernie Sanders, former Presidents George Bush and Ronald Reagan, and world leaders Mikhail Gorbachev, Margaret Thatcher, and Lech Walesa have participated in the College's international lecture series. The monumental sculpture "Breakthrough," created from sections of the Berlin Wall, is also prominent on campus.
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