Assistant Professor of Biology - Animal Behavior

Job Type: 
Tenure Track Faculty
Kenyon College

Kenyon College, a highly selective, nationally ranked liberal arts college in central Ohio, invites applications for a tenure­ track position in Biology at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning in July 2019. We seek a biologist with broad training in Animal Behavior that complements current faculty strengths in ecology, physiology, biomechanics, evolution, neuroscience, and molecular biology. We also seek to recruit a diverse and inclusive department, based on the principle of inclusive excellence. The successful candidate will participate in the introductory biology sequence, teach upper ­level courses in animal behavior and/or other advanced topics, and contribute to the college’s Environmental Studies program. Applicants should demonstrate a commitment to excellent teaching, including the use inclusive pedagogies along with strong mentoring and academic support of diverse student populations. We expect a vigorous research program that involves undergraduate students, leads to publications, and has the potential to attract extramural funding. Applicants should hold a Ph.D degree; postdoctoral experience is preferred. To apply, candidates should visit the online application site found at A complete application will be composed of 1) a cover letter; 2) a statement describing the applicant's research and scholarship; 3) a statement of the applicant's teaching philosophy; 4) a Curriculum Vitae; and 5) three (3) letters of recommendation. All application materials must be submitted electronically through Kenyon's employment website. Applications completed by October 3, 2018 will be guaranteed full consideration. Kenyon College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the College's policy to evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, physical and/or mental disability, age, religion, medical condition, veteran status, marital status, or any other characteristic protected by institutional policy or state, local, or federal law. Please direct questions regarding the position or the application process to Chris Bickford, Search Committee Chair ([email protected])

Kenyon College is a nationally prominent, private liberal arts college where academic excellence goes hand in hand with a strong sense of community and close relationships among students and professors.