Bard College at Simon’s Rock invites applications for a regular, full-time faculty member in biology, beginning Fall 2020.
Bard College at Simon’s Rock is a small, selective liberal arts college located in Berkshire County, Massachusetts. The college serves younger students eager to begin college early, with a freshman median age of 16. Bard Academy, our accelerated high school program that opened in 2015, serves students at the 9th and 10th grade level. Regular faculty appointments at Bard College at Simon's Rock are for 3-, 4-, and subsequent 10-year contracts. Full-time faculty teaching load is 3/3 and the student-faculty ratio in our regular biology course offerings is 15:1 on average. For more about the biology program at Simon’s Rock, see https://simons-rock.edu/academics/program-overview/biology.php.
Requirements for this position include a PhD in biology or related field by the time of appointment and a demonstrated ability to teach courses ranging from the introductory to the advanced undergraduate level. The ideal candidate has significant research experience and a research plan that incorporates undergraduate students. All areas of biology will be considered; we are particularly interested in candidates with teaching and research experience in Cellular and Molecular Biology, and the ability to teach courses in Human Anatomy. Experience working with a diverse student population is preferred. Candidates must be willing to teach in Bard Academy, and the successful candidate should expect to teach one course in Bard Academy every fall semester.
Simon’s Rock is an equal opportunity employer, and we encourage applications from candidates of all races, nationalities, sexual orientations, gender identities, and socioeconomic levels. Employment is contingent on successful completion of background check.
Applicants are asked to apply at simons-rock.slideroom.com. Review of applications will begin on January 30, 2020 and will continue until the position is filled.