Faculty Fellow in Evolutionary Developmental Biology
- Date Open: Immediately
Beloit College invites applications for a Post-Doctoral Fellow in Evolutionary Developmental Biology to begin August 2013. The successful candidate will hold a Ph.D. in evolutionary developmental biology or related field and be able to teach courses in evolution, developmental biology, and introductory biology for biology majors and non-majors. This full-time position offers a two-year appointment with a teaching load of four courses per year and opportunities to engage in research with undergraduates. We especially seek candidates who have demonstrated success in working with diverse populations of students. This position is an excellent opportunity to teach in a department that is nationally-known for innovative pedagogy. The Fellow will receive individualized mentoring from members of the biology faculty, as well as ample opportunity to pursue professional development as both a teacher and scholar. Over the last 20 years, multiple visiting faculty members in the biology department have secured tenure-track positions at colleges and universities.
Located in a diverse community close to Madison, Milwaukee, and Chicago, Beloit College is a highly selective liberal arts college of approximately 1250 students from 48 states and 40 countries. The college emphasizes excellence in teaching, learning beyond the traditional classroom, international perspectives, and collaborative research among students and faculty. Recognized as one of the Colleges that Change Lives, Beloit is committed to the educational benefits of diversity in our learning community and encourages all interested individuals meeting the criteria of the described position to apply.
Inquiries may be addressed to Yaffa Grossman, chair of the search committee at firstname.lastname@example.org. Interested individuals may submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, statements of teaching and research interests, transcripts, and three letters of reference to the Center for the Sciences Administrative Assistant, Doreen Dalman, at email@example.com. To ensure full consideration, please submit all materials by March 21, 2013. The search will remain open until the position is filled.