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Assistant Professor of Biology
Westmont College

Date Posted Sep. 30, 2022
Title Assistant Professor of Biology
University Westmont College More About This Institution...
Santa Barbara, CA, United States
Department Biology More About This Department...
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date August 2023
  • Assistant Professor
  • Biology - Molecular
    Biology - Cell Biology
    Biology - General

The Biology Department at Westmont College invites applications for a full-time teaching and research position as an Assistant Professor in a vibrant department with inquisitive and talented undergraduate students. An earned PhD at the time of appointment is required, and post-doctoral research experience is preferred.

The 24-unit teaching load will involve both classroom and laboratory instruction in General Biology, Cell Biology, and/or Molecular Biology. Candidates should be prepared to pursue an active research program that will engage undergraduate students both during the semester as well as in a 10-week summer research experience.  Westmont College expects full-time faculty to support its mission as a Christian liberal arts college in the evangelical Protestant tradition. The position will be benefits-eligible, and start in late August 2023.

Use this link to access the application.  Questions regarding the position may be directed to the department chair, Dr. Amanda Sparkman, at Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.


  • Westmont is an EEO employer, seeking to be diverse in people and programs consistent with its mission. The college seeks to enrich its educational experience and its culture through the diversity of its faculty, administration, and staff. Women, candidates from historically underrepresented groups, and international scholars are especially encouraged to apply.

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Contact Information

  • Dr. Amanda Sparkman
    Department of Biology
    Westmont College
    955 La Paz Road
    Santa Barbara, CA 93108
  • 805-565-6283


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