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POSITION DESCRIPTION

Assistant Professor - Tenure Track
Department of Biology

Integrative Biologist - The Biology Department of Hobart & William Smith Colleges invites applications for a tenure-track position starting July 2014. We encourage applications from integrative and/or systems biologists whose teaching and research blends cellular/molecular biology with organismal/evolutionary biology, with an emphasis on genomics, proteomics, or epigenomics.

Responsibilities include teaching courses in introductory biology as well as intermediate and advanced level courses in the applicant's specialty, and contributing to the Colleges' general curriculum. The candidate is expected to demonstrate excellence in teaching and implement a research program that involves undergraduates.

Candidates must have a Ph.D. degree by the starting date.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:

To ensure full consideration, applications should be received by February 15, 2014.

Applicants should send curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy that includes information about potential course offerings, a statement of research interests, official transcripts for all degrees received, and three letters of reference to:

Dr. Kristy Kenyon
Biology Department
Hobart & William Smith Colleges
Geneva, NY, 14456
EOE

Hobart and William Smith Colleges are committed to attracting and supporting faculty and staff that fully represent the racial, ethnic, and cultural diversity of the nation and actively seek applications from under-represented groups. The Colleges do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, age, disability, veteran's status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression or any other protected status.

Founded as Hobart College for men and William Smith College for women, Hobart and William Smith Colleges today are a highly selective residential liberal arts institution with a single administration, faculty and curriculum but separate dean’s offices, student governments, athletic programs and traditions.  The Colleges are located in a small diverse city in the Finger Lakes region of New York State.  With an enrollment of approximately 2,000, the Colleges offer 62 different majors and minors from which students choose two areas of concentration, one of which must be an interdisciplinary program.  Creative and extensive programs of international study and public service are also at the core of the Colleges’ mission.