Anatomy and Physiology Lecturer: The Biology Department at Whittier College is accepting applications for a Lecturer of Anatomy & Physiology starting August 2022. This appointment is for one year but is renewable subject to satisfactory performance. Preference will be given to candidates who hold a Masters or Ph.D. in anatomy and/or organismal physiology or related fields, but individuals holding degrees in health professions (e.g., RN, PA, MD, DO, etc.) are also encouraged to apply. Successful candidates should demonstrate a strong commitment to inclusive and culturally responsive undergraduate teaching excellence that employs innovative and effective teaching to prepare a diverse student body for future success. Teaching responsibilities will include both lectures and laboratories. The Biology Department seeks to provide broad training in the biological sciences, preparing students for a variety of careers including education, research, health, and business.
Link to job flyer: A_P_Lecturer_Description.pdf
Organismal Biology Lecturer: The Biology Department at Whittier College is accepting applications for a one-year appointment as Lecturer in Biology starting August 2022. Subject to performance, this position will be renewable. Successful candidates will hold a Ph.D. within the Biological Sciences, but we will also consider candidates who have achieved ABD status within the biological sciences. Preference will be given to candidates with a strong background in marine, invertebrate, and organismal biology. Teaching load will include lower and upper division courses that emphasize evolutionary approaches to the study of invertebrate organisms. The successful candidate will demonstrate a commitment to inclusive and culturally responsive undergraduate teaching excellence. The Biology Department seeks to provide broad training in the biological sciences, preparing students for a variety of careers including education, research, health, and business.
Link to job flyer: Biology_Organismal_Lecturer_Description.pdf
Whittier College is a residential four-year liberal arts minority serving institution that prepares students from diverse backgrounds to excel in a complex global society. Inspired by a Quaker heritage, the Whittier education equips students to be active citizens and effective communicators who embrace diversity and act with integrity. Whittier College is committed to attracting and retaining a high quality, diverse faculty with a shared passion for student-centered teaching and mentoring. It is distinguished by its small class sizes, high-impact pedagogies, and innovative liberal arts curriculum blended with professional and pre-professional programs. It is a nationally recognized model for diversity and has no racial majority among its student body. With over 60% students of color, Whittier is designated as both an HSI and AANAPISI. Founded in 1887, it is an independent, four-year liberal arts college with about 1,650 undergraduates and is ideally situated in the scenic hills 18 miles east of downtown Los Angeles. It is an AA/EOE employer. Whittier College is an equal opportunity employer, affirms the values and goals of diversity, and strongly encourages applications from women and candidates from groups historically underrepresented in higher education.
Please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy (1-page), and three professional references (contact information) to Hector Valenzuela, Biology Department Chair, Whittier College, 13406 E. Philadelphia Street, Whittier, CA 90608. Please email inquiries and submissions to Dr. Hector Valenzuela, firstname.lastname@example.org and to Dr. Sylvia Vetrone, email@example.com. Review of applications will begin June 1, 2022 and will continue until the position is filled.