[Comp-neuro] Tenure Track Position in Biology Position

Weaver, Adam L aweaver2 at smcvt.edu
Tue Jan 20 20:51:19 CET 2015

Dear Colleagues,
I respectfully submit an advertisement below for an organismal biologist in our department of Biology.  The job description and method of application are described below.  Please share with suitable candidates.

                Specifically we are seeking an excellent educator whose research interests and training will lend themselves to serving the growing number of Biology majors interested in the health care professions.  Expertise in the area of developmental neuroscience is specifically encouraged.  This is a tenure-track position with a Fall 2015 start date.  As I am on the search committee, I cannot answer any questions regarding the position but the website allows one to ask questions of the chair of the committee.

Thank you,
Adam Weaver

Adam L. Weaver, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Dept. of Biology, Saint Michael's College
Chief Advisor of the Health Professions, NEAAHP
Address: One Winooski Park, Box 283, Colchester, VT 05439
Office: Cheray 313E          Personal Email:  AWeaver2 at smcvt.edu<mailto:AWeaver2 at smcvt.edu>
Phone:  (802) 654-2624          FAX:    (802) 654-2236


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Job Posting Summary

Job Title: Tenure Track Position in Biology

Location: VT

Job posted on: 01/13/2015

Thank you for considering a career with Saint Michael's College. --  Saint Michael's College Careers

Full posting follows:

Saint Michael's College - Tenure Track Position in Biology

Thank you for considering Saint Michael's College in your search.

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 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. To learn more, visit smcvt.edu.<http://www.smcvt.edu>
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 starting August 2015. The successful candidate will be expected to participate in the team teaching of introductory biology and to teach upper-level lecture and laboratory courses in Developmental Biology and one of the following organismal fields: Anatomy, Physiology, or Neurobiology, thus enhancing the department's offerings for students interested in post-graduate opportunities in health care.  The successful candidate must maintain a productive scholarship program focusing on research providing opportunities for student involvement.  Please note that the Biology Department does not have facilities to maintain live mammals or birds; the successful candidate should have a research program compatible with an undergraduate institution.  Saint Michael's College is committed to the academic freedom of all members of its community.
Benefits include health, dental, vision, life, disability, 401(k), employee and dependent tuition benefits, and discounted gym membership.

  *   Ph.D. in biology or related organismal 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 learning and development of our students.
An offer of employment will be contingent upon the successful completion of a background check.

Additional Information:
The College is committed to its Edmundite, Catholic mission, which focuses on the integration of intellectual, ethical, personal, and spiritual formation within an environment which combines academic achievement with service to others.
Saint Michael's College is committed to creating an environment that values and supports diversity, equity and inclusiveness across our campus community, and encourages applications from qualified individuals who will help us achieve this mission.

Application Instructions:
Please be prepared to attach the following five separate documents after clicking on Apply Now button.

  *   Curriculum vitae
  *   Cover Letter
  *   Statement of teaching philosophy
  *   Plan for implementation of a research program compatible with our institution and welcoming of our students
  *   Names of three referees; references will be requested from short-listed candidates
Interviewed candidates should expect to discuss:

  *   how you will support and affirm appreciation for cultural, ethnic, or racial difference, and how your work will foster inclusion in a multicultural environment.
  *   how you will support and contribute to the mission of the College.
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position has been filled.
Saint Michael's is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  We are committed to excellence through diversity, and in this spirit, particularly welcome applications from women, persons of color, and members of historically underrepresented groups.

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