Carleton College — Assistant Professor of Biology, Physiological Ecologist

The Carleton College Department of Biology invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level, to start September 1, 2018. We seek candidates with a Ph. D. in physiology or a related field, and a strong commitment to teaching undergraduates in a liberal arts environment. Teaching responsibilities will include: an upper-level course in physiological ecology with laboratory, participating in the team-taught Introductory Biology series, and a course in an area of the candidate’s expertise. The department also expects the candidate to develop an active on-campus research program with undergraduate students. Research facilities and start-up funds will be provided. Carleton College is a highly selective liberal arts college with about 2000 undergraduates. We are particularly interested in candidates committed to teaching a diverse student body. For further information on the department, visit our web site at

To apply, complete the online application by September 11, 2017 at Please upload a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statements of teaching and research interests, and provide email addresses for three references. Candidates should discuss their interest in developing as a teacher and scholar in a highly selective undergraduate liberal arts college that emphasizes close student-faculty interaction. In the cover letter, candidates should also address their potential to contribute to a college community that maintains a diversity of people and perspectives as one of its core values.

Carleton College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, ethnicity, religion, sex, national origin, marital status, veteran status, actual or perceived sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, status with regard to public assistance, disability, or age in providing employment or access to its educational facilities and activities. We are committed to developing our faculty to better reflect the diversity of our student body and American society.