Instructor of Biology

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Education - Excluding Post Secondary



About Saint Michael's College:
Saint Michael's College delivers a compelling, world-class education in a beautiful Vermont setting. Our connected community allows students to form close relationships with each other and accomplished faculty and staff members, providing an ideal learning environment where they have the space and support to challenge themselves and their peers. As a fully residential college located minutes from Burlington, one of the country's top-rated college towns, Saint Michael's offers an unparalleled mix of academic, spiritual, cultural, service and wilderness experiences. Saint Michael's is among the elite ranks of only 286 colleges and universities nationwide allowed to host a Phi Beta Kappa national honor society chapter on campus, while the U.S. News and World Report mentioned that "St. Michael's infuses its campus culture with a spirit of serving others," and "creates a feeling of camaraderie." The College is included in the Princeton Review's Best 384 Colleges, earning a spot on the Green College Honor Roll for demonstrating a strong commitment to sustainability. Surrounded by the beautiful Green Mountains and Lake Champlain, and only 3.5 hours from Boston and 1.5 hours from Montreal, the area offers abundant recreational and cultural opportunities. To learn more, visit smcvt.edu.  
Job Description:
The Department of Biology at Saint Michael's College invites applications for a full-time faculty instructor position starting January 2020. We are seeking a broadly-trained biologist with training in cell or molecular biology to participate in both semesters of our team taught General Biology laboratory as well as a sophomore-level science writing course. In addition to teaching four sections in the fall and two in the spring (labs count as one section), the successful candidate will also dedicate half of their time to developing and managing the Cell Biology and Genetics portion of the General Biology lab in the spring semester. The successful candidate will also have the opportunity to develop an upper-level course in their area of expertise as scheduling permits. The successful candidate must hold a graduate degree in an appropriate discipline and have experience in writing for professional publication. Benefits include health, dental, vision, life, disability, 401(k), employee and dependent tuition benefits, and discounted gym membership.  
Requirements:
PhD or MS in biology or related fieldCollege-level teaching experienceWillingness to participate as part of a team of colleagues with the primary focus being the learning and development of our students An offer of employment will be contingent upon qualifications and the successful completion of a background check.
Additional Information:
Saint Michael's College, inspired by our Edmundite Catholic mission, is committed to diversity and inclusion across our campus community. We are committed to attracting and supporting faculty and staff that fully represent the racial, ethnic, religious, and cultural diversity of the nation, and we actively seek applications from underrepresented groups. Applicants are invited to include in their cover letter and other documents information about how they may contribute to our goal through their research, teaching and/or service. Saint Michael's College is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity, in compliance with applicable provisions of state and federal law that prohibit discrimination in employment on the basis of race, color, sex, gender identity, age, ancestry, national origin, place of birth, religion, sexual orientation, veteran or military service status, HIV-positive test result status, genetic information, disability, or any other legally protected characteristic, as such characteristics and prohibitions are defined by applicable law. The College will not rely inappropriately on such characteristics, or upon related stereotypes or biases, in making employment-related decisions. Also, unless doing so would result in an undue hardship or otherwise would not be required by applicable law, the College will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities, as well as any employee who is limited in her ability to perform the functions of her job because of pregnancy, childbirth or a medical condition related to pregnancy or childbirth.  
Application Instructions:
Curriculum vitaeCover Letter highlighting your most relevant qualifications for this positionStatement of teaching philosophyNames of three referees; references will be requested from top candidates at a later date Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position has been filled. The Burlington Free Press. Keywords: Instructor, Location: Colchester, VT - 05439

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