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Faculty Positions

Physiologist / Neurobiologist

Open Faculty Position - F&M Biology Department


The Biology Department of Franklin & Marshall College invites applications for a VISITING ASSISTANT PROFESSOR position in animal physiology, beginning July 2014 (pending administrative approval). Position is renewable for up to three years on evidence of good teaching and/or continued administrative approval.  Candidates should have a Ph.D., demonstrated strengths in teaching and research, and broad interests in animal physiology. Annual teaching responsibilities include two sections (each with lecture and laboratory) of a team-taught sophomore-level course in plant and animal physiology and development, and an advanced laboratory elective in the candidate's area of specialization. We encourage applications from candidates with expertise in neurobiology. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to engage undergraduates in research, and opportunities to participate in our interdisciplinary programs: Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Bioinformatics, Animal Behavior, Neuroscience, and Public Health.  Franklin & Marshall is a small (enrollment 2400), highly selective coeducational liberal arts college with a tradition of excellence in science and student research.  In 2007, the Biology Department moved into a 100,000 sq. ft. state-of-the-art interdisciplinary teaching and research facility, which includes a research-grade plant growth facility, aquatic rooms, and a vivarium.

Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching evaluations (if available), graduate transcripts, a statement of teaching philosophy, and a statement of plans to actively engage undergraduates in research. In addition, please provide names and email addresses of three individuals who will provide letters of reference. 

Electronic applications will not be accepted. Priority will be given to applications received by January 10, 2014. Send applications to: Dr. Peter Fields, Department of Biology, Franklin & Marshall College, P.O. Box 3003, Lancaster, PA, 17604.

Questions:  717-291-4118

Franklin & Marshall College is committed to having an inclusive campus community, and as an Equal Opportunity Employer, does not discriminate in its hiring or employment practices on the basis of gender, race or ethnicity, color, national origin, religion, age, disability, family or marital status, or sexual orientation.