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Requisition Number 17-0035
Post Date 7/13/2017
Title Visiting Assistant Professor of BIOLOGY
City Frederick
State MD

Under the general direction of the Biology Department Chair, Hood College's Department of Biology has a one-year full-time position for a Visiting Assistant Professor starting August 1, 2017. We seek a broadly-trained biologist whose teaching assignment will include, but not limited to, Human Anatomy and Physiology (lecture and lab) and Advanced Human Anatomy and Physiology (lecture and lab), and an elective for non-majors. There may be an opportunity to teach a 200-level or upper-level elective lecture and/or lab in biology.



  • Teach Human Anatomy and Physiology lecture and lab and Advanced Human Anatomy and Physiology lecture and lab for majors and an elective for non-majors.
  • Possible opportunity to teach a 200-level or upper-level elective lecture and/or lab in biology.
  • Evening or weekend hours could be required to support programs or special events.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience

Candidates must possess a Ph.D. in an appropriate biological discipline and teaching experience is required. Post doctoral experience preferred.

To Apply

Qualified candidates are invited to apply on-line via our electronic application which requires submission of a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of research and teaching interests, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and undergraduate and graduate transcripts. Candidates should arrange for three letters of recommendation to be mailed to Dr. Kathy Falkenstein, Ph.D., Department of Biology Chair, Department of Biology, Hood College, 401 Rosemont Avenue, Frederick, MD 21701 or submitted electronically to When saving documents, document titles (including letters of recommendation) related to your application should include the job requisition number, 17-0035. Letters of recommendation should include your name and the job requisition number.

Questions about the position should be directed to Dr. Kathy F. Falkenstein, Ph.D., Department of Biology Chair ( Review of applications will begin July 14, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled.

The electronic application is found at the end of the job description on the lower right hand side, "Apply On-line". If you need assistance with the on-line application process, please email or call (301) 696-3592.

Hood College is committed to diversity in its faculty and staff and subscribes to a policy of hiring only individuals legally eligible to work in the United States. An Equal Opportunity Employer/M/F/Vet/Disability

Hood College does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, color, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression, marital status, pregnancy, disability, religion, or age in recruitment, admission and access to, or treatment, or employment in its programs, services, benefits, or activities as required by applicable laws including Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972 and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and complies with the law regarding reasonable accommodation for disabled applicants and students. Inquiries about discrimination or reasonable accommodation should be referred to the Title IX and Section 504 Coordinator at Alumnae Hall, 401 Rosemont Avenue, Frederick, MD. 21701 (AD 312), (301) 696-3592. For complete information on Hood College’s nondiscrimination policy, please visit

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