Beloit College

 

Beloit College seeks an excellent teacher and productive researcher to fill a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor beginning with the 2020-21 academic year. The successful applicant will hold a Ph.D. in organismal, population, or ecosystem biology with a focus on quantitatively-oriented analyses. Possible fields of emphasis include, but are not limited to, epidemiology, ecology, conservation and restoration biology, aquatic biology, invertebrate ecology, entomology, and animal behavior. We welcome applications from candidates with laboratory, field, computational, classroom, and/or community-based research interests.

 

The successful candidate will teach introductory biology, experimental design and applied biological statistics, intermediate and/or advanced courses in the area of expertise, and/or interdisciplinary courses. The successful candidate will also develop a research program that engages undergraduates, contribute to all-college programs such as first- and second-year seminars, interdisciplinary studies, and international education, and serve in leadership roles in campus governance. We especially seek candidates who have demonstrated success in working with ethnically, culturally, and/or socio-economically diverse populations of students. This position is an excellent opportunity to teach in a department that is nationally-known for innovative pedagogy.

Because equity and inclusion are central to our students' liberal education and vital to the thriving of all members of our residential learning community, Beloit College aspires to be an actively anti-racist institution. We recognize our aspiration as ongoing and institution-wide, involving collective commitment and accountability. We welcome employees who are committed to and will actively contribute to our efforts to celebrate our cultural and intellectual richness and be resolute in advancing inclusion and equity. We encourage all interested individuals meeting the criteria of the described position to apply.

Located in a diverse community close to Madison, Milwaukee, and Chicago, Beloit is a selective undergraduate liberal arts college that attracts students from across the United States and the world. The college emphasizes excellence in teaching, learning beyond the traditional classroom, international perspectives, and collaborative research among students and faculty. It is recognized as one of the Colleges That Change Lives.

Inquiries may be addressed to Yaffa Grossman, chair of the search committee at grossman@beloit.edu. Interested individuals may submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, statements of teaching and research interests, unofficial scans of undergraduate and graduate transcripts, and the names and contact information for three references to Taylor Ajamian, Academic Program Coordinator, Sanger Center for the Sciences, at Qbiosearch@beloit.edu. Review of applications will begin on September 1 and continue until the position is filled.

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