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LABORATORY PROFESSOR AT MIDDLEBURY COLLEGE.  The Department of Biology invites applications for a full-time, non-tenure track appointment at the rank of Assistant Laboratory Professor of Biology with expertise in cellular and molecular biology, ecology, and evolution, beginning in Fall Semester 2022.  We are seeking a broadly trained biologist, and the candidate’s area of expertise may include components of genetics, molecular biology, ecology, and evolution.  Applicants must have a Ph.D. as well as demonstrated commitment to excellence in teaching.  The successful candidate is expected to be able to teach and do preparatory work for four laboratory sections per semester, with two in an introductory course in cell biology and genetics and two in an introductory course in ecology and evolution.  The department is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the growing diversity and excellence of the academic community through their teaching.  Demonstration of evidence-based inclusive pedagogy to a diverse population of students is essential.

Middlebury College is a top-tier liberal arts college with a demonstrated commitment to excellence in faculty teaching and research.  An Equal Opportunity Employer, the College is committed to hiring a diverse faculty as we work to foster innovation in our curriculum and to provide a rich and varied educational experience to our increasingly diverse student body.  EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability.

Middlebury College uses Interfolio to collect all faculty job applications electronically.  Email and paper applications will not be accepted.  At Middlebury, we strive to make our campus a respectful, engaged community that embraces difference, with all the complexity and individuality each person brings.  In your application materials, please address how your teaching, scholarship, mentorship and/or community service might support our commitment to diversity and inclusion.  Through Interfolio, submit a letter of application addressed to Dr. Mark Spritzer, Laboratory Professor Search Committee Chair, curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching interests and philosophy, a one-page statement on inclusion, one sample of scholarly work, and three confidential letters of recommendation, which speak to teaching ability.  More information on the position is available at   Access to Interfolio is at

Applications for this position will be accepted starting immediately, and all application materials must be received by October 4, 2021.

Offers of employment are contingent on completion of a background check.  Information on our background check policy can be found here:




Department of Biology

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