Faculty Vacancies

 

Department of Biology:
Assistant Professor of Biology/Tenure-Track Position

The Department of Biology, Saint Mary's College, Notre Dame, Indiana, invites applications for one tenure-track appointment in biology at the Assistant Professor level beginning August, 2016. Saint Mary's College is a Catholic liberal arts college for women with a strong commitment to undergraduate education.

Applicants must hold (or be at completion of) a Ph.D. in the biological sciences. The successful candidate will have expertise in Neurobiology; experience in Developmental Biology is desirable. Teaching responsibilities will include introductory Human Anatomy and Physiology (for nursing majors) and can include specialty courses in her/his areas of knowledge.

The College supports the development of study abroad and/or experiential learning courses as well as the development of courses that could contribute to interdisciplinary fields such as global, intercultural, neuroscience, or gender/women’s studies. Research involving undergraduates is required. A strong commitment to undergraduate education of women, a liberal arts education, and service to the department and the College is expected.

The appointee will be a Lilly New Faculty Scholar during the first two pre-tenure years. As such, s/he will receive course load reductions and some financial support for research. Lilly New Faculty Scholars are expected to develop campus ties within the institution by participating in cross-divisional interactions with other college units.

Please send a complete CV along with a letter of intent that includes your teaching philosophy and research interests, as well as your email and phone contact information to: biologyfacultysearch@saintmarys.edu. In your letter of intent, be sure to include a clear statement highlighting your area of expertise.

Candidates will be contacted for full credentials (three letters of reference, visa status for foreign nationals, official transcripts, and evidence of excellent teaching [such as teaching evaluations]) if desired at a later date. Review of applications will begin August 17, 2015, and applications will no longer be accepted after Sept. 18, 2015.

Saint Mary's College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In keeping with the College’s mission, Saint Mary’s is committed to increasing its racial and ethnic diversity at all levels – students, faculty, and staff – and seeks applications from candidates who share this commitment.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Saint Mary's College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In keeping with the College’s mission, Saint Mary’s is committed to increasing its racial and ethnic diversity at all levels -- students, faculty, and staff – and seeks applications from candidates who share this commitment.”