Assistant/Associate Professor of Biology

The Biology Department at Lynchburg College invites applicants for a three-year position, with possible conversion to tenure-track, beginning in August 2013.

Candidates should have a PhD degree by the starting date; ABDs may be considered. Individuals with broad training in biology are encouraged to apply.

Responsibilities include teaching advanced molecular and cellular biology, human anatomy and physiology, and introductory biology, as well as offering courses in his/her specialty. Candidates with specialties that augment the disciplines taught by current faculty are preferred. Active personal research/professional development and research with undergraduate students is expected. Teaching experience is desired, and a primary interest in teaching undergraduates at a liberal arts institution is a must. Selected candidate must successfully pass a background check that is satisfactory to the College.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Interested applicants should send a letter of application referencing “Molecular and Cellular Biology”, curriculum vita, teaching philosophy as it pertains to a liberal arts science curriculum, copies of graduate transcripts, and a list of three references along with their e-mail addresses, mailing addresses, and telephone numbers to: Irene Sterne, School of Sciences, Lynchburg College, 1501 Lakeside Drive, Lynchburg, VA 24501 USA, or email Electronic submission is encouraged.