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Two Tenure Track Positions in Biology
Westmont College has two tenure-track positions, rank negotiable,
available for August 2002. Westmont is an evangelical liberal arts
college with an enrollment of 1200 undergraduates, located in Santa
We invite applications for two openings: 1. developmental biology,
emphasis in developmental genetics or neuroscience a plus. 2. any
subdiscipline of ecology, evolution or animal behavior (including
behavioral neuroscience). Teaching responsibilities include a
general education course for non-majors, participation in the
introductory core for majors, and one or two upper division lab
courses in specialty. Opportunity to contribute to senior
integrative capstone course in Biology & Faith. We expect a vigorous
research program that involves undergraduate students.
Applicants with broad training and strong potential for externally
funded research are encouraged to apply. A Ph.D. is required;
post-doctoral research and teaching experience is preferred.
Interest in the interdisciplinary, and particularly the theological,
implications of biological science is desired. Westmont College is a
Carnegie level I liberal arts college stressing excellence in
undergraduate teaching, scholarship, and commitment to the Christian
faith in the evangelical Protestant tradition. Our programs in the
natural sciences emphasize undergraduate research, development of
critical & synthetic thinking, and close personal mentoring of
students by faculty. We have a major in Biology, with separate
curricular tracks for cell/molecular, general, and environmental
emphases, plus an inter-departmental major in Neuroscience.
Candidates are expected to contribute to the life of the department
and character & mission of the College. Application details and
information about the Department can be obtained from:
Please send curriculum vitae, brief descriptions of research and
teaching interests and the names of three references to Search Chair,
Dept of Biology, Westmont College, Santa Barbara, CA 93108. Review
of applications will commence on 1 November 2001.
Applications from women and underrepresented individuals are encouraged.
Queries about the positions, along with electronic submission of
application materials may be addressed to email@example.com
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