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Assistant Visiting Professor in Cell Biology / Neurobiology

The Department of Biology at St. Mary’s College of Maryland is accepting applications for the one-year position of Visiting Assistant Professor of Neurobiology/Cell Biology, beginning August 2024. We seek a biologist with demonstrated potential for excellence in undergraduate education and mentorship. Teaching responsibilities include participating in biology core courses as needed (Contemporary Biosciences, Principles of Biology I, Principles of Biology II, Genetics, Ecology and Evolution), and upper division electives in Cellular Biology and in their specialty. This one-year position is contingent upon funding and may have the option of being extended to a two-year contract.

Non-sectarian since its founding, St. Mary’s College of Maryland, a public Carnegie Baccalaureate, Arts and Sciences institution located in St. Mary's City, 70 miles southeast of Washington, D.C., has been designated as Maryland's public honors college. With selective admissions policies, academically talented students, and a rigorous curriculum, we o?er a small college experience similar to that found at exceptional private colleges. The quality of life is enhanced by the recreational opportunities of the Chesapeake region and by our proximity to Washington, D.C. and Baltimore.

St. Mary’s College (www.smcm.edu) embodies diversity and inclusion in its mission. We create an environment that recognizes the value of individual and group di?erences and we encourage inquiries from applicants who will contribute to our cultural and ethnic diversity. Application materials should include cover letter (within the cover letter, applicants are requested to speak to ways in which their teaching will contribute to a culture of inclusion and campus diversity), curriculum vitae (include e-mail address), statement of teaching philosophy, statement of research interests, and evidence of teaching e?ectiveness (if available).

In support of inclusive hiring practices, the College will also request three professional references (rather than letters of recommendation) at the time of application. Of these three references, at least one reference should speak to the candidate's disciplinary expertise and at least one should have seen the candidate deliver or design classroom instruction. References will be contacted only for candidates who advance to ?nalist interviews. Applications are being accepted online at: apply.interfolio.com/143750. Questions may be directed to Dr. Kevin Emerson.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is ?lled. Employment will be contingent upon successful completion of a criminal background check. St. Mary’s College of Maryland is an a?rmative action/equal opportunity employer.

Employment will be contingent upon successful completion of a criminal background check.

St. Mary’s College of Maryland is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.

Position: Assistant Visiting Professor in Cell Biology / Neurobiology
Organization: St. Mary's College of Maryland
Location: St. Mary's City,  MD 
United States
Posting Start Date: 8/1/2024
Date Posted: 4/10/2024
Requirements Qualifications: Ph.D. required; postdoctoral training and/or teaching experience preferred. We seek candidates with a commitment to excellence in teaching as well as maintaining an active research program that has the potential to involve undergraduates. The successful candidate must produce the necessary documentation to legally work in U.S. upon hire.
Status: This listing expires on: 7/9/2024
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St. Mary's College of Maryland

St. Mary's City,  MD 20686
United States
Kevin Emerson