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Assistant Professor in Organismal Biology

The Department of Biology at Knox College invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track assistant professor position in organismal biology, beginning September 1, 2016. We seek candidates with demonstrated excellence in a research program that focuses on the structure and function of organisms, examining questions in physiology, anatomy, or related areas. We are interested in broadening the research interests of our department, which currently include developmental biology, cell biology, neurobiology, molecular biology, behavior and ecology. Examples of desired specialties include, but are not limited to, functional morphology, biomechanics, and animal physiology.

The candidate is expected to maintain a research program accessible and open to a diverse community of undergraduate students. The successful candidate will be required to teach upper level courses in Animal Physiology and Comparative Vertebrate Anatomy, and contribute to the teaching of introductory biology, research methods, and senior seminar. In addition, other upper level courses such as Histology or Invertebrate Zoology, depending on the candidate's area of expertise, and an opportunity to teach lower-level general education courses may be included in the teaching responsibilities. A Ph.D. is required, post-doctoral experience preferred. Knox College will provide a competitive start-up package and research space based on the successful candidate's needs.

Candidates should submit their curriculum vitae, statements of teaching philosophy and research interests, and three letters of recommendation to: Dr. James Mountjoy at biologysearch@knox.edu. The applicant's cover letter should address how their teaching and research interests are suited to a liberal arts college. We will start reviewing applications on September 30 and continue until the position is filled. For more information about biology at Knox check: (http://www.knox.edu/academics/majors-and-minors/biology).

Knox College is an independent, top-100 national liberal arts college. Founded in 1837 in Galesburg, Illinois, Knox enrolls 1,400 students from 48 states and more than 51 countries who have a strong passion for and commitment to intellectual community and experiential education. In keeping with a 178-year commitment to equal rights, we particularly welcome applications from women and members of each other under-represented groups.


Visiting Musicologist

The Knox College Music Department seeks a musicologist for a visiting appointment to teach four courses over two 10-week terms, beginning January 1, 2016.  This is a 2/3 salaried position, with benefits. Teaching responsibilities will include three introductory history/music studies courses and an advanced history seminar course. The successful candidate must exhibit high quality, enlightened teaching skills, display intellectual clarity and energy, and genuine enthusiasm for teaching and learning within the liberal arts environment. PhD preferred, ABD considered. 

Review of applications will begin June 15 and will continue until the position is filled.  Email cover letter, resume and three letters of recommendation to:  musicsearch@knox.edu

Knox College is an independent, top-100 national liberal arts college.  Founded in 1837 in Galesburg, Illinois, Knox enrolls 1,420 students from 48 states and more than 51 countries who have a strong passion for and commitment to intellectual community and experiential education.  In keeping with our 178-year commitment to equal rights, Knox College particularly welcomes applications from women and members of other under-represented groups. For more information on Knox, visit our Web site at http://www.knox.edu.

 

EOE/AA/Nondiscrimination Statement

In keeping with its commitment to equal rights since it was founded in 1837, Knox College particularly welcomes applications from members of underrepresented groups. Knox College does not discriminate on the basis of sex, gender identity or expression, race, color, creed, national or ethnic origin, religious affiliation, sexual orientation or affectional preference, age, marital status, disability or other irrelevant factors in admission, financial aid, employment, athletics or any of its educational policies and programs.

Questions and comments regarding this policy should be addressed to Title IX Coordinator Kim Schrader

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