The Biology Department of Franklin & Marshall College invites applications for a one-
year VISITING ASSISTANT PROFESSOR position in ecology, beginning July 2018. Rank
will be Visiting Assistant Professor or Visiting Instructor depending on qualifications.
Candidates should possess or be close to completing a doctorate with demonstrated
strengths in teaching and research in field and/or laboratory settings, and broad
interests in ecology. Teaching responsibilities will include an upper-level
lecture/laboratory course in ecology and lectures and laboratories in an evolution-
centered introductory course that includes basic ecology and Mendelian genetics.
Franklin & Marshall is a small (enrollment 2400), highly selective coeducational liberal
arts college with a tradition of excellence in science and student research.
F&M and the Biology Department are committed to supporting an inclusive college
community and will holistically assess the qualifications of each applicant. In pursuit of
this goal, the search committee will consider an individual's record working with
students and colleagues with diverse perspectives, experiences, and backgrounds, as
well as experience overcoming or helping others overcome barriers to academic
Applicants should arrange to have the following submitted electronically to Interfolio at
https://apply.interfolio.com/49016: a cover letter, curriculum vitae, copies of graduate
transcripts, teaching evaluations (if available), and a statement of teaching philosophy
that addresses experience with diverse perspectives. Applicants must arrange for
three letters of recommendation to be submitted directly to Interfolio. Question about
the position may be directed to Dr. Dan Ardia at firstname.lastname@example.org. We will begin
reviewing applications immediately and will consider applications until the position is
filled. Ph: 717-358-4118; email: email@example.com; website:
Franklin & Marshall College is committed to having an inclusive campus community
where all members are treated with dignity and respect. As an Equal Opportunity
Employer, the College does not discriminate in its hiring or employment practices on
the basis of gender, sex, race, ethnicity, color, national origin, religion, age, disability,
family or marital status, sexual orientation, or any protected characteristic. Individuals
who need an accommodation due to a disability in order to submit an application or
attend an employment interview should contact Human Resources at (717) 358-3995.