Visiting Assistant Professor of Biology (Microbiology) One Year Appointment 2021-2022

  • Gettysburg College
  • Gettysburg, PA
  • Jun 01, 2021
Full time Biology/Biotechnology/Life Sciences

Job Description

Position Summary.
The Department of Biology at Gettysburg College invites applications for a one-year Visiting Assistant Professor in Biology, beginning August 2021, with the possibility of renewal for a second year. We seek individuals who have a genuine interest in teaching within the liberal arts environment. Teaching responsibilities will include 200-level Microbiology lecture and laboratory sections; 100-level Introductory courses for majors or non-majors; and the possibility of teaching an upper-level course, likely in the second year. The teaching load for this position will be three courses each semester, where either a lecture or laboratory section is considered to be one course. The opportunity to work with undergraduate research students is a possibility.

  • Candidates should have a Ph.D. (or be ABD) in Biology or a specialized sub-discipline of Biology.
  • Teaching experience or promise of excellence in teaching is desirable.
  • We strongly encourage applications from candidates who can demonstrate through their teaching, scholarship or governance that they can contribute to the diversity and inclusive excellence of our community.
Application Details.

Applicants should apply online at:

A cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching goals in a liberal arts environment, and a diversity and inclusion statement should be submitted. In addition, applicants should enter the names and email addresses of three professional references at least one of whom can speak to the applicant's teaching effectiveness. After the applicant completes the online application, the professional references indicated will be contacted by Gettysburg College via email to submit letters of recommendation electronically. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. All applications received by June 7, 2021 will receive full consideration. Inquiries can be addressed to Professor Matthew Kittelberger (

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