Employment Opportunities

Assistant Professor of Biology, Plant Physiology


VIRGINIA WESLEYAN COLLEGE (VWC) invites applications for a tenure-track position as assistant professor of Biology, Plant Physiology, beginning fall, 2013. A Ph.D. in Biology is required at the time the position begins. We seek a candidate with a strong commitment to undergraduate teaching and research.  Teaching responsibilities will include non-majors introductory biology as well as advanced level courses in the candidate’s specialty.  The successful candidate is expected to establish and maintain an active undergraduate research program. The salary is competitive and an attractive benefits package is offered.

Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy and research interests, transcripts (unofficial are acceptable at this point), and three letters of reference as PDF attachments to Ms. Catherine Hartman, Assistant to the Biology Search Committee, at cchartman@vwc.edu. Review of applications will begin on November 30, 2012 and continue until position is filled. Questions about the position should be addressed to Professor Soraya Bartol, Coordinator of Biology Department at sbartol@vwc.edu.

Virginia Wesleyan College is a small (1400 students, 91 full-time faculty), selective, and diverse liberal arts institution sited on 300 beautiful wooded acres in the heart of the historical, economically dynamic, and culturally rich Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News metropolitan area.VWC seeks committed teacher/scholars who will foster undergraduate research, be professionally active, and advance the college’s quest for Phi Beta Kappa recognition. VWC is an equal opportunity employer; the college offers employment, advancement opportunities, and benefits in a harassment-free environment on the basis of merit, qualifications and competency to all individuals without regard to race, color, religion, creed, age, sex, national origin, handicap, sexual orientation or covered veteran status. Please visit our website at www.vwc.edu.