Visiting Assistant Professor at College of the Holy Cross (Worcester, MA)

Full-Time Visiting Faculty Position in Biology (Molecular and Cellular Biology)

The Department of Biology at the College of the Holy Cross invites applications for a visiting full-time faculty appointment in Molecular and Cellular Biology for the 2015-2016 academic year to begin in August. Candidates must demonstrate commitment to, and excellence in, undergraduate teaching as informed by current practice and scholarship in the field. Specific courses include Introduction to Cellular and Molecular Biology and 1-2 courses designed for non-science majors. The Introduction to Biology course is often the gateway course for majors. Individual sections of this course are taught by different instructors sharing a common jointly-developed curriculum that includes active learning components. Courses for non-majors may be taught from previous offerings or may be developed by the candidate; these courses provide an introduction to scientific inquiry within the context of a specific area of biology. Recent offerings have included Biology of the Brain, Biology of Aging and Neurodegeneration & Disease.

Visiting full-time faculty teach 3 courses each semester and are eligible for conference travel support and reimbursement of relocation costs within the College’s published policies. Full-time appointments offer competitive salaries and include full benefits. The College of the Holy Cross uses Interfolio to collect faculty job applications electronically. Please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement on teaching expertise and interests, transcripts (Ph.D. preferred), and two letters of recommendation to: Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position has been filled. For more information, contact Ann Sheehy, Search Committee Chair, (508) 793-2255 or

The College of the Holy Cross is a highly selective Catholic liberal arts college in the Jesuit tradition. It enrolls about 2,900 students and is located in a medium-sized city 45 miles west of Boston. The College seeks faculty members whose scholarship, teaching, advising, and on- and off-campus service demonstrate commitment to the educational benefits of a richly diverse community. Holy Cross aspires to meet the needs of dual-career couples, in part through its membership in the Higher Education Consortium of Central Massachusetts and the New England Higher Education Recruitment Consortium ( The College is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and complies with all Federal and Massachusetts laws concerning equal opportunity and affirmative action in the workplace.