Assistant Professor of Biology

Emmanuel College
Boston, Massachusetts, US
Sep 06, 2021
Sep 17, 2021
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
Emmanuel College-a Catholic, coeducational, residential, liberal arts and sciences college in Boston-has been educating critical thinkers, ethical decision makers and community leaders since 1919. Situated in Boston's Fenway neighborhood within the Longwood Medical and Academic Area, Emmanuel's 17-acre campus is home to nearly 2,000 undergraduate and graduate students. The College provides boundless opportunities for students to expand their worldview through rigorous coursework, significant internship and career opportunities throughout the Boston area and beyond, collaborations with distinguished and dedicated faculty, and participation in a dynamic campus community. Emmanuel's more than 70 programs in the arts, humanities, education, natural sciences, business and nursing foster spirited discourse and substantive learning experiences that honor the College's commitment to educate the whole person and prepare students to emerge as tomorrow's leaders. For more information, visit

Job Description:

The Department of Biology at Emmanuel College invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position to begin in fall 2022. We seek a broadly trained biologist that shares the department's commitment to inclusive STEM pedagogy and practices. The successful colleague would teach lectures and research-based lab courses, and upper-level elective courses in their area of specialization. We are particularly interested in a colleague with expertise in any of the following areas; biochemistry, biotechnology, inclusive STEM pedagogy. The successful colleague will develop a research program with undergraduate student scientists, while leveraging collaborations with faculty colleagues at the college, surrounding Longwood Medical Area, and/or greater Boston science community.

Faculty at Emmanuel instruct the equivalent of three courses per semester, advise and mentor undergraduate student scientists, and participate in departmental and college-wide service activities. The Department of Biology is located in the Wilkens Science Center, blocks from the Longwood Medical Area, and is equipped with excellent research facilities and scientific instrumentation.


Candidates must have a PhD in biology or related field, and a commitment to teaching and research with undergraduates; postdoctoral experience is preferred.

Additional Information:

Emmanuel College seeks to create a working and learning environment that reflect the society and community in which we are located, and we actively encourage candidates of all backgrounds to apply.

Application Instructions:

A complete application must include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, statement of research plans that involve undergraduates, and contact information for three references. At least one of these references should be able to address the quality of the candidate's teaching. In the application materials, candidates should demonstrate a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion in the curriculum, classroom, and lab.