Visiting Assistant Professor of Biology (Neurobiology), Colby College, Waterville, ME

Posted 10/16/2019

Colby College is seeking a neurobiologist as a visiting assistant professor (sabbatical replacement) for the 2020-21 academic year.  The position will begin on September 1, 2020.  Candidates should have a Ph.D. in biology and a strong commitment to undergraduate education.  Desirable characteristics include familiarity with teaching in a liberal arts setting, use of invertebrate animal models, and experience with electrophysiology. The position involves teaching the equivalent of five courses per year, with laboratories constituting a portion of that load. The successful candidate will teach the introductory neurobiology course and an advanced neurobiology course in the area of expertise of the candidate.

Please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, undergraduate and graduate transcripts, three confidential letters of recommendation, and statements of research interests and teaching philosophy including evidence of commitment to the value of diversity and inclusive teaching on Interfolio link  .  Review of applications will begin on October 15, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled.  The search committee is especially interested in candidates who will contribute to the diversity and excellence of the campus community.

Questions may be sent to Tariq Ahmad (

Last Updated 10/16/2019