Assistant Professor of Biology - Hillsdale College in Hillsdale Michigan

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Hillsdale College

Hillsdale, Michigan 49242

United States


Detailed Job Description

Hillsdale College, a selective and independent liberal arts college of 1300 students in south-central Michigan, is seeking a broadly trained Biologist (Molecular and Cell Biology specialty).  The successful candidate for this tenure-track position, at the assistant professor rank, must demonstrate effective design and teaching of undergraduate classes from introductory non-majors to upper level biology majors, as well as an ability to supervise undergraduate senior thesis research.  A Ph.D. in a respective field is required, post-doctoral experience is desirable, and experience with real-time PCR, DNA cloning and sequencing techniques is necessary.  The successful candidate will be required to teach introductory and upper level courses in molecular and cell biology to biology and science majors and also develop and teach an introductory core biology course for non-majors that integrates scientific concepts in the context of the Hillsdale College core liberal arts curriculum. Review of applications will begin on November 1, 2013.  Starting date is August 2014.  For additional information contact Dr. Francis X. Steiner at 517-607-2399 or via e-mail at  Additional resources and position description can be found at the department website (          

Send curriculum vita, including statements of teaching philosophy and research interests, three letters of recommendation, and transcripts to Dr. Francis X. Steiner, Chairman, Department of Biology, Hillsdale College, Hillsdale, MI 49242.  Applicants should familiarize themselves with the College’s Mission Statement ( and include in their application letter a response to the mission, addressing their interest and ability to teach in the context of a liberal arts environment.  EOE

Keyword Phrases

  • Biologist
  • Biology
  • Molecular
  • Cell Biology
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