Assistant Professor of Functional Morphology - Bates College in Lewiston Maine

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Bates College

Lewiston, Maine 04240

United States

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Detailed Job Description

The Bates College Department of Biology invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor of Functional Morphology, beginning 1 August 2016. Ph.D. required by start date, postdoctoral experience preferred.

The successful applicant’s teaching will include comparative vertebrate anatomy; rotation through our core course in Organismal Biology (Bio 190); and electives that serve our major, related fields of study, and general education requirements. The specific research area within functional morphology is open, but we expect teaching and thesis supervision to make connections to other majors such as Environmental Studies, Mathematics, Neuroscience, Physics, or Theater & Dance.

Bates and the Biology Department are committed to enhancing the diversity of the campus and the curriculum.  We welcome applications from all individuals with the ability to contribute to the college’s continuing commitment to social and cultural diversity, inclusiveness, and the transformative power of our differences. The search committee expects applicants to identify their strengths and experiences in these areas and describe how their research, teaching, and/or outreach can further this goal.


Ph.D. required by start date, postdoctoral experience preferred.

Application Instructions

Review of applications begins 12 October 2015, and will continue until the position is filled. Applicants should submit electronically, via Interfolio, a cover letter, curriculum vitae, unofficial graduate transcripts, and statements on teaching and research, including plans for involving undergraduates in a research program. Please also arrange for the Interfolio submission of three letters of recommendation.  Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background check.

Bates College is committed to the principle of equal opportunity and providing an educational and work environment free from discrimination. The college prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression, age, disability, genetic information or veteran status and other legally protected statuses in the recruitment and admission of its students, in the administration of its education policies and programs, or in the recruitment of its faculty and staff. Bates College adheres to all applicable state and federal equal opportunity laws and regulations. All college faculty, staff, students, contractors, visitors, and volunteers are responsible for understanding and complying with the Non-Discrimination Policy.

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Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Doctorate
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Assistant Professor
Type of Faculty:Tenure Track
Salary: Not Specified
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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