Two-Year Visiting Biologist Position

Centre College invites applications for a full-time, two-year visiting assistant professor to begin August 2024 who will enhance the learning and teaching environment at Centre College with their experiences, ideas, and perspectives. We seek candidates who can teach courses in Microbiology, contribute to an introductory Genetics course and lab, and develop or contribute to other courses in their areas of expertise. Research with undergraduate students is not expected for visiting instructors, but is supported. The successful applicant will have a Ph.D. or ABD status in the biological sciences or related field by August 1, 2024. 
Centre College is committed to an environment that welcomes and supports diversity. As noted in our Statement of Community, Centre strives to create an environment where individuals of diverse backgrounds have the opportunity to exchange ideas and share in the richness of mutual experiences. Therefore, the Biology program strongly encourages applications from candidates who further diversify our faculty, who celebrate the rich diversity of our student body, and who utilize inclusive and engaging pedagogical practices.  A number of resources support faculty success, including a robust Center for Teaching and Learning, peer mentoring, membership in the National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity, and endowed funding for professional development. 
Centre College is a nationally ranked liberal arts college of 1,400 students and has one of the nation’s premier study-abroad programs. Classes are small and academic standards are high. Centre graduates enjoy extraordinary success, with entrance to top graduate and professional schools, prestigious fellowships for further study, and rewarding careers. The College is located in Danville, Kentucky, a town of 18,000 recognized for its high quality of life. It is within easy driving distance of Lexington, Louisville, and Cincinnati. For information about the College, visit our web site at
Centre College is a proud member of the Greater Kentucky Higher Education Recruitment Consortium:, which is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse and talented workforce. Centre College is an equal opportunity employer. 
To apply, please go to to submit a letter of application that includes your cover letter, CV, transcripts, three letters of recommendation, teaching philosophy, and a statement that explains how you would contribute to and/or address issues of diversity and inclusion at Centre. Review of applications will begin February 29, 2024.