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Biology: Visiting Assistant Professor (with possible renewal)

Biology – Augustana College, Rock Island, Illinois, invites applications for a full-time, Visiting Assistant Professor position in anatomy and neuroanatomy beginning in August of the 2018-19 academic year, with possible  renewal for the 2019-2020 and 2020-2021 academic years. Augustana College is a selective liberal arts college of approximately 2,500 students, most of whom live on a wooded 115-acre campus.  Rock Island, Illinois, is part of the Illinois-Iowa Quad Cities along the Mississippi River, a diverse metropolitan area with 400,000 residents, located about three hours west of Chicago and 45 minutes east of Iowa City, home of the University of Iowa.
Preference will be given to candidates who have earned a Ph.D. by the time of the appointment; ABD candidates will also be considered.  A strong candidate will demonstrate a commitment to creative and engaging undergraduate teaching.  We encourage applicants with demonstrated success in working with diverse populations.  The teaching load for this position will total 24 credits for the academic year.  Teaching responsibilities include anatomy (human), neuroanatomy, senior capstone (Senior Inquiry), and possibly a combination of the following: cadaver dissection, histology, an upper-level elective in the candidate's specialty, and/or non-majors biology.

Details about Augustana College, our expectation of the faculty, the selection process and the Quad Cities all are available at the Faculty Search website: http://www.augustanafaculty.org.
Questions may be directed to Kimberly Murphy, Chair of the Biology Department, at kimberlymurphy@augustana.edu.  Review of applications will begin on January 19, 2018.
To apply, please email application materials to sherrydocherty@augustana.edu using the subject line: Search #112-18 Biology, and directed to Wendy Hilton-Morrow. Alternatively, application materials can be mailed to: Search #112-18 Biology, C/O Wendy Hilton-Morrow, Associate Dean of the College, Augustana College, 639 – 38th Street, Rock Island, IL 61201.  A complete application will include: a cover letter, curriculum vitae, copy of graduate transcripts, a statement of  teaching philosophy,  evidence of teaching effectiveness, and three letters of recommendation (including contact information). 
Augustana College is an equal opportunity employer and actively encourages applications from women and persons of diverse ethnic backgrounds.  We do not discriminate based on age, race, color, ethnic origin, gender, sexual orientation, disability or creed.

Review of applications will begin January 19, 2018.

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