Assistant Professor of Biology - Goucher College in Baltimore Maryland

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Goucher College

Baltimore, Maryland 21204

United States

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Detailed Job Description

The biology department at Goucher College is currently accepting applications for a tenure-track position as an assistant professor of biology, starting in August, 2016. We are looking for a broadly-trained microbiologist, with expertise in environmental microbiology.  If hired, you will teach intermediate or advanced courses in microbiology, participate in introductory courses for majors and/or non-majors, develop a research program that includes undergraduates, and contribute to the environmental studies major

Goucher is a small college with a big view of the world.  Located 20 minutes north of Baltimore, MD, we’re reimagining liberal arts education and preparing our students for the jobs of the future. We encourage innovation both inside and outside the classroom, and we welcome big, bold ideas. One-quarter of our students come from a multicultural background. We’re committed to increasing the diversity of our community and encourage applicants who will support that mission.

Candidates must possess a Ph.D. at the time of appointment. Postdoctoral work and teaching experience are preferred. Goucher College supports faculty development through pre-tenure leaves, start-up research funds, and support for summer research with students.

The review of applications will begin on October 1, 2015 and will continue until the position is filled. The successful candidate will be subject to a background check as a condition of employment. Interested applicants must apply online at

Please submit the following application materials online:

  • CV
  • Cover letter
  • Statement of scholarly or research interests
  • Statement of teaching philosophy

Three letters of recommendation and official transcripts should be forwarded separately to:  Biology Department Search, Provost’s Office, Goucher College, 1021 Dulaney Valley Road, Baltimore, MD, 21204-2794.   (Alternatively, PDF versions of the recommendations and transcripts can be emailed to the Provost’s Administrative Assistant, Gigi Greenfield, at

Goucher College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Keyword Phrases

  • environmental microbiology
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
Cover Letter