Visiting Professor - Biological Sciences

  • One-year Visiting Professor
  • Beginning Fall Term 2014
  • PhD in a relevant area of Biological Sciences preferred

The Department of Biological Sciences at Moravian College invites applications for a one-year replacement position at the rank of visiting assistant professor or instructor to teach a 200-level microbiology course for biology majors (fall, lecture and labs) and for nursing majors (spring, lecture and labs), plus two additional lecture or seminar courses for the year. Effective August 2014.  Ph.D. in a relevant area of Biological Sciences strongly preferred.  The candidate may also have the opportunity to mentor undergraduate students who wish to engage in research.  This position is an excellent opportunity to gain mentored teaching experience. This position is eligible for limited benefits.

Moravian College wishes to reinforce its commitment to enhance diversity, broadly defined, recognizing that to provide a diverse learning environment is to prepare students for personal and professional success in an increasingly multicultural and global society.

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TO APPLY: Please submit a cover letter, CV, statement of teaching interests, and (optionally) a statement of research interests; all submissions should be in PDF format. In addition, please arrange to have three letters of reference submitted separately. All materials should be sent to Prof. Christopher Jones, Search Chair, Department of Biological Sciences, Moravian College (email   In their application, candidates should address their interest in working as teachers and scholars with undergraduates in a liberal arts environment that emphasizes close student-faculty interaction and provide evidence of demonstrated or potential excellence in undergraduate instruction.

Review of applications will begin June 30, 2014 and continue until the position is filled

For more information about the Biological Sciences department visit this link.

Moravian College is a selective liberal arts and sciences college in the beautiful Lehigh Valley of Pennsylvania with 18 academic departments and 107 full-time faculty members. It typically enrolls 1500 students in its regular sessions. Founded in 1742, it is the 6th oldest college in the country.  As a member of the Lehigh Valley Association of Independent Colleges, Moravian is engaged in a variety of cooperative programs with five other local private colleges and universities. Moravian's proximity to New York and Philadelphia presents many opportunities for professional and cultural enrichment.

Moravian College values diversity and encourages individuals from under-represented populations to apply. EOE