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Position Summary and Responsibilities The Department of Biology at Vassar College invites applications for a one-year full-time position in plant physiology at the rank of Visiting Assistant Professor. The position begins in the Fall of 2018.
Qualifications The successful candidate will teach introductory biology, an intermediate-level plant physiology course that includes a lecture and a laboratory section, and an advanced-level course in the candidate's field of study. Candidates should hold a Ph.D. at the time of appointment. The successful candidate will have access to research space and an office, a student research assistant, and access to shared research facilities and equipment. A Ph.D. in the biological sciences or related field is required. All applications should be submitted online at the link below. Please upload the following: cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching experience and philosophy, three letters of recommendation and graduate school transcript(s). Review of applications begins March 1, 2018 and continues until the position is filled. Please direct questions regarding the position or application process to Kathleen Susman, Chair of Biology (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Required Applicant Documents Vita Cover Letter Transcripts 1 Personal Statement
Vassar is strongly committed to fostering a community that reflects the values of a liberal arts education and to promoting an environment of equality, inclusion and respect for difference. Vassar College is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer, and applications from members of historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged.
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