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Visiting Assistant Professor of Biology

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Categories: Faculty
Department: Biology

The Davidson College Biology Department invites applications for a two-year visiting assistant professor position in organismal, ecological, or evolutionary biology and/or biostatistics, beginning 01 July 2023.

The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. in biology (or related field) completed by July 2023, ability and interest in teaching biostatistics, and demonstrated potential to teach introductory organismal, ecological, or evolutionary biology. We seek an individual with demonstrated potential for excellence in teaching, including fostering inclusive learning environments where all students can thrive. The annual teaching load is five courses over two semesters, which will be met through a combination of introductory organismal biology (BIO114) plus labs, biostatistics (BIO240), and possibly upper-level courses in organismal/ecological/evolutionary biology or genomics during the second year of the contract. 

Application materials include: a detailed cover letter with discrete sections describing a) your approach to and experience teaching and b) a brief overview of your research interests; a diversity, equity, inclusion, and justice statement; and a CV with the names of three references with contact information. The contact information for the references will be asked at the initial application stage, but letters will be solicited later in the process.

Detailed position information and application instructions are available in the full position description (

Appointment term: The position will begin July 01, 2023 and will end on June 30, 2025.


At Davidson College, we believe the college grows stronger by recruiting and retaining a diverse faculty and staff committed to building an inclusive community.  To achieve and sustain educational excellence, we seek to hire talented faculty and staff members across the intersections of diverse races, ethnicities, religions and worldviews, sexual orientations, gender identities, ages, socio-economic backgrounds, political perspectives, abilities, cultures, and national origins.

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