Visiting Assistant Professor of Biology

Bowdoin College

Brunswick, Maine

Posted 5/12/2022

The Biology Department at Bowdoin College invites applications for a one-year full-time visiting assistant professor position beginning July 1, 2022. PhD preferred; ABDs considered. The teaching load is two courses each semester: in fall, Developmental Biology (weekly lab sections with full-time lab instructor) and a course for non-science majors; in spring, Biochemistry of Cellular Processes and an advanced seminar. Possible renewal for second year contingent on administrative approval. Second year courses would have some overlap with first year. Pending administrative approval and posting of the position, candidate may apply for possible opening for a renewable non-tenure line appointment.
Bowdoin especially encourages people from historically excluded groups to apply and offers opportunities for professional development.

Only electronic submissions accepted at

  1. Cover letter that details your research agenda, teaching experience, and evidence of your commitment to inclusive excellence in the classroom. For reference, see: Williams, et. al., Toward a Model of Inclusive Excellence
  2. Curriculum vitae
  3. Names and contact for three references    

Review of applications begins May 15, 2022.

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Last Updated 05/12/2022