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Geneticist / Developmental Biologist
Hillsdale College

  • Sep. 7, 2017
  • Oct. 15, 2017
  • August 2018
  • Assistant Professor
  • Biology - Genetics
    Biology - Developmental/Evolutionary
    Biology - General
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Hillsdale College is seeking a broadly trained Biologist (Genetics and/or Developmental Biology specialty). The successful candidate for this tenure-track position at the assistant professor rank must demonstrate effective design and teaching of undergraduate classes from introductory non-majors to upper-level biology majors, as well as an ability to supervise undergraduate senior thesis research. A Ph.D. in a respective field is required; post-doctoral experience is desirable; and experience with real-time PCR, DNA sequencing, and molecular techniques is preferred. The successful candidate will be required to teach introductory and upper level courses in Genetics and Developmental Biology to biology and science majors and also develop and teach an introductory core biology course for non-majors that integrates scientific concepts in the context of the Hillsdale College core liberal arts curriculum. Review of applications will begin on October 15, 2017. Starting date is August 2018. For additional information contact Dr. Francis X. Steiner at 517-607-2399 or via e-mail at Additional resources and position description can be found at the department website. (

Applicants should mail the following materials to the address below:
1. Applicants should familiarize themselves with the College’s Mission Statement ( and include in their application a response to the mission, addressing their interest and ability to teach in view of its commitments.
2. Letter of application including statements of teaching philosophy and research interests
3. Current curriculum vitae
4. Three letters of recommendation
5. Copy of unofficial transcripts

Dr. Francis X. Steiner, Chairman
Department of Biology, Hillsdale College
33 E. College Street
Hillsdale, MI 49242

  • Founded in 1844, Hillsdale College is an independent, coeducational, residential, liberal arts college with a student body of about 1,400. Its four-year curriculum leads to the bachelor of arts or bachelor of science degree, and it is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. Hillsdale College is an equal opportunity employer.

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  • Dr. Francis X. Steiner
    Hillsdale College
    33 E. College Street
    Hillsdale, MI 49242
  • 517-607-2399


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