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Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in Molecular Biology @ Colgate Via

Posted on behalf of Dr. Ana Jimenez


Hamilton, NY

Open Date

Aug 18, 2023

Salary Range or Pay Grade

$89,500 (for ABD applicants) to $93,500 (for applicants with a PhD in hand)


The Department of Biology at Colgate University invites applications for a tenure-stream position in molecular biology at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning fall semester 2024. The successful candidate will join a biology faculty committed to innovative teaching and undergraduate-accessible research in a liberal-arts setting. The successful candidate is expected to develop a productive independent research program in molecular biology or genetics with a preference for laboratory-based research. The individual hired will team teach in a foundations course called Molecules, Cells, and Genes; elective courses in molecular biology or genetics; and a senior research tutorial in their area of interest. The successful candidate will participate in all-university programs, including the Liberal Arts Core Curriculum. Completion of PhD prior to or shortly after the date of hire is required, and teaching experience is desirable.

An application with cover letter; curriculum vitae; unofficial transcripts; statements of teaching philosophy and research; a statement on engagement with diversity, equity and inclusion; and a list of 3 names of individuals who would be prepared to submit reference letters at a later date; can be submitted through More information about Colgate University, the Biology Department and the application materials can be found at this website. Review of applications will begin October 13, 2023 and continue until the position is filled.

Colgate is a vibrant liberal arts university of 3200 students situated in a rural area of central New York state. Colgate faculty are committed to and supported in excellence in both teaching and scholarship, and Colgate strives to be a community supportive of diverse perspectives and identities. Applicants with dual-career considerations can find postings of other employment opportunities at Colgate and at other institutions of higher education in upstate New York at this website. It is the policy of Colgate University not to discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of their race, color, creed, religion, age, sex, pregnancy, national origin, marital status, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, being or having been victims of domestic violence and stalking, familial status, or any other categories covered by law. Colgate University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Candidates from historically underrepresented groups, women, persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.

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