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Assistant Professor of Biology
The Department of Biology at Washington and Lee University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Biology, beginning July 1, 2022. Candidates should be prepared to teach a 200-level course in Genetics, a Microbiology course, with lab, and additional upper division lecture courses. Inclusion of students in research is also a central value of our teacher-scholar model. We are especially interested in candidates with a background in Neuroscience or microbial genetics that could support interdisciplinary programs in Neuroscience or Environmental Studies.

The school calendar consists of two 12-week terms, one in the fall and one in the winter, and a 4-week spring term. The teaching load is 5.5 courses per year, with the half course most often taught every other year in our unique spring term. There is no summer teaching. Support for research includes laboratory start-up funding, conference funding, summer research funding, and pre-tenure leave, as well as opportunities to present to faculty cohorts and programs on campus; teaching support is available through university-wide workshops.
Position: Assistant Professor of Biology
Organization: Washington & Lee University
Location: Lexington,  VA 
United States
Salary: TBD
Posting Start Date: 10/12/2021
Date Posted: 10/11/2021
Requirements Qualifications: PhD required by time of appointment. Undergraduate teaching experience is highly desirable.

The university requires employees to become fully vaccinated for COVID-19 and new employees must provide proof of at least their first shot prior to the first day of employment. Individuals may seek a medical or a religious exemption to the vaccination requirement.

Application Instructions: Review of applications will begin November 15, 2021. Candidates should submit: A letter of application summarizing teaching interests and experience, scholarly pursuits, and demonstrating the ability to work with a diverse student population a CV names and contact details of three references who are willing and able to write confidential letters of recommendation (we will solicit the letters when and as needed).

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Status: This listing expires on: 1/9/2022
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Washington & Lee University

Lexington,  VA 24450
United States
Leigh Ann McCoy