Lecturer (PhD)

Job Opening: Lecturer, Biology and Environmental Studies, AMHERST COLLEGE

The Department of Biology and the Environmental Studies Program at Amherst College invite applications for a Lecturer to begin July 1, 2013. This is a full-time appointment with multi-year renewal, contingent upon a successful review. Teaching duties are two courses per semester and will include participation in an introductory laboratory course in biology and an introductory course in environmental studies. The candidate is also expected to develop courses in interdisciplinary areas such as conservation biology and in areas accessible to non-science majors. In addition, the successful candidate will maintain an active research program that involves both biology and environmental studies students. A completed Ph.D. in ecology, evolution, or conservation biology is required. Post-doctoral experience is preferred.

Candidates should submit electronically a letter of application, curriculum vitae, a statement of research interests, a statement of teaching interests and experience, and the names and email addresses of three individuals we may solicit letters of recommendation from. These materials should be submitted to https://jobs.amherst.edu/view/opportunity/id/534. Questions can be directed to Tracie Rubeck, Biology Academic Department Coordinator (trubeck@amherst.edu).

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, but all applications received by April 19, 2013 will be guaranteed full consideration.
Amherst College is a private undergraduate liberal arts college for men and women, with 1,700 students and a teaching faculty of 200.  Located in the Connecticut River Valley of western Massachusetts, Amherst participates with Hampshire, Mount Holyoke and Smith Colleges and the University of Massachusetts in the Five College Consortium.  Information about the research and teaching activities of the Biology faculty can be found at https://www.amherst.edu/academiclife/departments/Biology/faculty.


Amherst, Massachusetts
Amherst College
Tracie Rubeck