[Comp-neuro] Assistant Professor of Organismal Biology Position

Weaver, Adam L aweaver2 at smcvt.edu
Wed Oct 5 16:16:18 CEST 2011

Dear Colleagues,
                I respectfully submit an advertisement below for an organismal biologist (broadly defined) in our department of biology.  The job description and method of application are described below.


Adam L. Weaver, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Dept. of Biology                 Phone:  (802) 654-2624
Saint Michael's College (Office: Cheray 313E)  FAX:    (802) 654-2236
One Winooski Park, Box 283              Email:  AWeaver2 at smcvt.edu<mailto:AWeaver2 at smcvt.edu>
Colchester, VT 05439            Web:    http://academics.smcvt.edu/aweaver2

Saint Michael's College - Assistant Professor of Biology

Job Description:
The Department of Biology at Saint Michael's College invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track faculty position for an assistant professor of biology for the 2012-2013 academic year. The successful candidate will be expected to participate in team teaching of introductory biology and develop and teach upper-level laboratory courses that will enhance the department's offerings for students interested in post-graduate opportunities in health care. The successful candidate must also maintain a productive scholarship program focusing on research at the organismal level that provides opportunities for student involvement. For example, focus areas of teaching and scholarship could include, but are not limited to, the following (listed in alphabetical order, not in order of preference): anatomy, epidemiology, immunology, microbiology, neurobiology, parasitology, or physiology.

Ph.D. in biology or related field; college-level teaching experience; promising record of scholarship; willingness to participate as part of a team of colleagues with the primary focus being the mutual benefit of our students.

Additional Information:
Saint Michael's is a Catholic, residential, liberal arts college with an undergraduate enrollment of 2,000 students.  Applicants should demonstrate a commitment to undergraduate teaching and be supportive of the mission of the College. Saint Michael's College is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to fostering and affirming an inclusive, multi-cultural, multi-ethnic environment for its students, faculty, and staff. In their cover letters, applicants are encouraged to address their potential contribution to the promotion of this diversity.

Application Instructions:
To submit applications go to the Saint Michael's College Human Resources Website  (http://smcvt.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=27577).
Please be prepared to attach the following documents after clicking on the "Apply Now" button.
*             Cover letter, including statement of teaching philosophy, research objectives, and addressing the balance between teaching and research at an undergraduate liberal arts institution
*             Curriculum vitae, including names and contact information of at least three references

Review of applications will begin on October 20th and continue until position is filled.

About Saint Michael's College :
Saint Michael's College has been designated, through a survey conducted in 2009 by The Chronicle of Higher Education, to be a Great College to Work For, one of only ten colleges with fewer than 3,000 students to be so designated. Saint Michael's is a residential, Catholic, liberal arts college in Vermont where 2,000 undergraduates from around the United States and the world take part in a fully engaging, total college life of the mind, body and spirit. Saint Michael's is among the elite ranks of only 270 colleges and universities nationwide allowed to host a Phi Beta Kappa national honor society chapter on campus, making clear why Newsweek magazine labeled the college a "hidden treasure" that "deserves more national recognition." Saint Michael's is included in The Princeton Review's Best 368 Colleges guidebook.

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