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Visiting Assistant Professor of Biology and Neuroscience
The Neuroscience Program at Bowdoin College invites applications for a one-year, full-time, visiting assistant professor position for the 2023-2024 academic year. The position begins July 1, 2023. PhD required by the time of appointment. Teaching load is two courses per semester. The successful candidate will teach neurobiology, a mid-level lab course in molecular neurobiology, an advanced seminar in the candidate’s area of specialization, and another course to be determined.

Successful candidates will demonstrate a strong commitment to undergraduate liberal arts education and to inclusive excellence in undergraduate teaching. For a description of inclusive excellence, please consult the following resource: Williams, et. al., Toward a Model of Inclusive Excellence.
Bowdoin is a learning community that warmly welcomes people of all backgrounds. We encourage applications from candidates committed to the instruction and support of a diverse student population and from those who will enrich and contribute to the College’s multifaceted diversity. We especially encourage people from historically excluded groups to apply.

Bowdoin College offers opportunities for professional development including robust programming and resources for establishing and enhancing mentoring networks. The College also offers support for teaching, publication, digital initiatives, computing software, conference travel support, and community partnerships in courses. Accessibility during the application and interview stages, as well as once employed, is a priority of the College: https://www.bowdoin.edu/accessibility/index.html
Position: Visiting Assistant Professor of Biology and Neuroscience
Organization: Bowdoin College
Location: Brunswick,  ME 
United States
Salary: Salaried
Posting Start Date: 1/13/2023
Date Posted: 1/26/2023
Bowdoin College accepts only electronic submissions. Please submit: 1) a cover letter; 2) a cv; 3) 1-2 page teaching statement indicating how your teaching, scholarship, and/or mentorship may support our commitment to diversity and inclusion; 4) 1-2 page research statement; 5) the names and contact information for three references who have agreed to provide letters of recommendation. Letter writers will be automatically contacted upon submission of your application.

Review of applications will begin on February 15, 2023 and continue until the position is filled.

Founded in 1794, Bowdoin is one of the oldest and most selective coeducational, residential liberal arts colleges in the country. Located on the Maine coast and 2 hours north of Boston, the College is in an area rich with natural beauty and year-round outdoor activities. Bowdoin’s reputation rests on the excellence of its faculty and students, intimate size, strong sense of community, and commitment to diversity (40% students of color, 7% international students and approximately 17% first generation college students). Bowdoin College complies with applicable provisions of federal and state laws that prohibit unlawful discrimination in employment, admission, or access to its educational or extracurricular programs, activities, or facilities based on race, color, ethnicity, ancestry and national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, age, marital status, place of birth, genetic predisposition, veteran status, or against qualified individuals with physical or mental disabilities on the basis of disability, or any other legally protected statuses. For further information about the College and our department, please visit our website: http://www.bowdoin.edu
Status: This listing expires on: 4/26/2023
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Bowdoin College
6500 College Station, Bowdoin College
Bowdoin College
Brunswick,  ME 04011-8465
United States
Manolo Diaz-Rios