Randolph College, founded in 1891 as Randolph-Macon Woman’s College, is a traditional small liberal arts college with a longstanding reputation for excellence in teaching located in the shadow of the Blue Ridge Mountains in Lynchburg, Virginia.
We are committed to educating the campus community about issues of diversity. The campus promotes the freedom of thought and opinion in the spirit of mutual respect. Our campus community is enriched through programs, activities, and interactions by celebrating our uniqueness as well as our commonalities. We actively promote anti-racism and a community of care.
As a liberal arts institution firmly rooted in a tradition of a life more abundant and in the value of education as freedom for all, we are positioned to heed the current call of righting historic silences and the continuous work of equity management in our operations, academic programs, and support services. We are charged to serve the community around us, enhance the community within our walls, and build a community poised for our future. We are searching for a dynamic team member informed by inclusive pedagogical practices to meet the needs of our growing diverse student population.
Proposed Rank/Hiring Title: Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences, Zoology – Tenure Track
Department: Biological Sciences
Job Summary: The Department of Biological Sciences at Randolph College is an integrative biology department that emphasizes evolution across our curriculum. The department consists of six faculty and a full-time laboratory technician. Members of the department have access to teaching and research lab space, a vivarium, the Randolph College Natural History and Archaeology Collections, and multiple college-owned nature preserves.
The Department of Biological Sciences is seeking faculty to teach introductory biology, zoology and zoology laboratory, animal behavior and animal behavior laboratory, upper-level zoology courses with associated laboratories in the candidate’s area of expertise, biology senior seminar, and other courses depending on the needs of the department and College. The tenure-track zoologist is expected to develop and maintain an active research program that includes undergraduate students and is commensurate with the needs and resources of the department. Service to the institution, including undergraduate academic advising and committee work, is also expected.
Open Date: 2021-10-07
Open Until Filled: Yes
Application Review Begins on: November 1, 2021. Candidates chosen to be interviewed will be contacted by email.
Hiring Salary: $55,000-$64,260
Physical Demands: Normal classroom and laboratory physical demands.
Working Conditions: Classroom and laboratory teaching environment.
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EEO Statement: Randolph College is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to enhancing our community and encourages applications from qualified individuals with varied backgrounds, experiences and ideas who would increase the diversity of the College.
Randolph College is a private liberal arts college in Lynchburg, Virginia attracting students from Virginia, Maryland, North Carolina, and beyond. We provide a rigorous academic program that features small classes with top-ranked professors and hands-on, experiential learning.