Bucknell’s College of Arts and Sciences is a nationally recognized leader in undergraduate education. The Biology Department provides an undergraduate education in a liberal arts context that features close interactions with a small student body. The department is committed to student-centered inclusive pedagogical approaches, high-impact activities that foster scientific development of students, and a community that supports diversity. We seek candidates who demonstrate excellence in reflective multicultural and inclusive teaching practices and who display a strong commitment to collaboration and interdisciplinarity.
Application materials should include six documents:
1. Cover letter,
2. Curriculum Vitae,
3. A teaching statement addressing the applicant’s commitment to inclusive undergraduate
teaching and the applicant’s ability to teach the courses mentioned above,
4. A research plan outlining the applicant’s intentions for scholarly work at Bucknell; the strongest statements will show how that work would engage a diverse student body,
5. A statement on diversity, equity, and inclusion addressing the applicant’s experience with and commitment to fostering an inclusive and diverse learning and research environment, and
6. Contact information for at least three potential references that the committee may contact to request letters, if necessary.
For additional information and to apply, please go to Bucknell’s career site (careers.bucknell.edu). Consideration of applications will begin on 01 November 2020 and continue until the position is filled.
Bucknell University is a private, highly selective, unique national university where liberal arts and strong professional programs in engineering, business, education, and music complement each other. We seek candidates who are committed to Bucknell’s efforts to create a climate that fosters the growth and development of a diverse student body. Applications are strongly encouraged from groups historically excluded from and underrepresented in science, especially U.S. racial/ethnic minority populations.
Bucknell University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The university believes that students learn best in a diverse, inclusive community and is therefore committed to academic excellence through diversity in its faculty, staff, and students. Applications from members of groups that have been historically underrepresented in higher education are encouraged. Bucknell is committed to creating a climate that fosters inclusion, growth, and development for a diverse student body, and seeks candidates who are also committed to these goals. Bucknell is committed to supporting the teacher-scholar model of faculty development. The teaching load is five courses per year. With a student-faculty ratio of about 9:1, small class sizes are a hallmark of the Bucknell educational experience. The university sponsors a range of activities to support the development of its faculty, including a Teaching-Learning Center and generous research support and leave policies.