Assistant Professor of Developmental Biology

  • Hope College
  • Holland, MI, United States
  • Sep 12, 2017
Full time Education

Job Description

The Hope College Biology Department invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level to begin in August 2018. The ideal candidate will develop a vigorous, externally funded research program that addresses questions of fundamental importance in developmental biology and that engages undergraduate students as active collaborators; generous start-up funds support this endeavor. S/he will be responsible for an upper-level course in developmental biology and will contribute to the introductory biology sequence; teaching advanced courses in her/his area of expertise is possible as well. Depending on research area and qualifications, participation in Hope's Neuroscience and/or Biochemistry & Molecular Biology programs may also be appropriate. Information about the Department of Biology can be found at

Hope College places a high priority on sustaining a supportive environment that recognizes the importance of having diverse faculty and staff in order to best prepare our students for successful careers in our multi-cultural nation and global community. Applicants with diverse backgrounds and cultures are encouraged to apply. Hope College is an equal opportunity employer.


  • Ph.D. in Developmental Biology or a related discipline.
  • Postdoctoral experience is desired.
  • Promise as an innovative and effective classroom instructor.
  • Ability to teach Developmental Biology, Introductory Biology, and advanced courses in his/her area of expertise.
  • Potential to build an active research program involving undergraduate students.
  • Desire to actively contribute to the department and the College by working with individuals of diverse backgrounds.
  • Commitment to a liberal arts education in the context of the Christian faith, with an understanding of the central role of evolution in biological processes.




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