Assistant Professor or Instructor in Biology
Rhodes College - Memphis, TN

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The Department of Biology at Rhodes College seeks qualified applicants for a three-year renewable faculty position as a laboratory instructor and administrator to begin in August of 2014. Candidates must have a Ph.D. (Assistant Professor appointment) or an M.S. (Instructor appointment) in a field of biology and a strong interest in engaging students at the undergraduate level. The person who fills this position normally will teach six introductory-level lab sections per year covering cellular and organismic topics and serve as administrator of the labs. This includes coordinating the work of other lab instructors, managing course websites and materials, and working with staff who prepare the labs. The candidate will also have the opportunity to work with other faculty members in developing new laboratory exercises.

All application materials must be submitted online. Review of completed applications will begin February 10, 2014 and continue until the position is filled. Completed applications will include a letter of application, a statement of teaching philosophy, a curriculum vitae, copies of graduate and undergraduate transcripts, and three letters of recommendation. Letters of recommendation will be solicited electronically after a candidate has entered his or her recommenders' contact information.

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Dr. Terry W. Hill, Chair of the Search Committee, at

Founded in 1848, Rhodes College is a highly selective, private, residential, undergraduate college, located in Memphis, Tennessee. We aspire to graduate students with a lifelong passion for learning, a compassion for others, and the ability to translate academic study and personal concern into effective leadership and action in their communities and the world. We encourage applications from candidates interested in helping us achieve this vision.

Rhodes College values an inclusive and welcoming environment. We are an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workforce.

Memphis has a metropolitan population of over one million and is the nation's 20th largest city. The city provides multiple opportunities for research and for cultural and recreational activities. Read more about Memphis at

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