Biology –Visiting Assistant Professor of Biology (Genetics), Colby College, Waterville, ME

Posted 3/3/2021

Colby College is seeking a visiting assistant professor of genetics for the 2021-22 academic year. The position will begin on September 1, 2021. Candidates should have a Ph.D. in biology and a strong commitment to undergraduate education. Desirable characteristics include familiarity with teaching in a liberal arts setting and use of non-mammalian animal models. The position involves teaching the equivalent of four courses per year, with laboratories constituting a portion of that load. The successful candidate will teach the genetics course and a course in the area of expertise of the candidate.

Please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, undergraduate and graduate transcripts, three confidential letters of recommendation, and statements of research interests and teaching philosophy including evidence of commitment to the value of diversity and inclusive teaching on Interfolio link  Review of applications will begin on March 15, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled.  The search committee is especially interested in candidates who will contribute to the diversity and excellence of the campus community.

Questions may be sent to Lynn Hannum (

Last Updated 03/03/2021