[Coral-List] Faculty Position in Cell Biology

Chelsea Munoz cmunoz at oxy.edu
Wed Sep 7 14:48:44 EDT 2011

The Department of Biology at Occidental College invites applications
for a tenure track position in an area of Cell Biology at the
assistant professor level. Applicants must have a Ph.D. and
postdoctoral experience. The ideal candidate will be strongly
committed to educating undergraduates through teaching and research.
The successful candidate will participate in teaching introductory and
intermediate level cell and molecular biology courses, teach an upper
level course in his or her area of specialty, and will develop a
rigorous research program involving undergraduates.

Many opportunities exist for faculty to participate in
interdisciplinary programs such as Biochemistry and Environmental
Science, and to collaborate with colleagues within the Biology
Department and in other departments such as Chemistry, Cognitive
Science, Physics, and Psychology. All faculty participate in the
College Core program by teaching either introductory science classes
or interdisciplinary core classes. Occidental is a nationally ranked
liberal arts college with excellent on site research and teaching
facilities, and with easy access to outstanding marine and terrestrial
research facilities.  The college is located in Los Angeles near
Caltech and other major research institutions. Occidental is also
nationally recognized for its broadly diverse student body and its
outstanding undergraduate research program (for more information,
please visit the college web site at www.oxy.edu).

Applicants should submit materials electronically to the Biology
Department, at biology at oxy.edu, with  “Cell Biology Search” as the
email subject line.  A complete application will include 1) a letter
of interest demonstrating a commitment to academic excellence in a
diverse liberal arts environment, 2) a curriculum vitae, 3) a
statement of research interests and plans, 4) a statement of teaching
goals and practices, and 5) copies of relevant publications; all files
must be submitted as pdfs. Applicants should also have three letters
of reference sent to the same email address. Further inquiries may be
addressed to: Dr. Roberta Pollock, Chair, Cell Biology Search,
pollock at oxy.edu.  Review of applications will begin October 7, 2011,
with first consideration given to complete applications received by
the due date. Occidental College is an equal opportunity employer. The
College is committed to academic excellence in a diverse community and
supporting interdisciplinary and multicultural academic programs that
provide a gifted and diverse group of students with an educational
experience that prepares them for leadership in a pluralistic world.
Occidental is committed to diversity in faculty hiring, and encourages
women and minorities to apply.

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