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The pay range posted for this job opening reflects what Westmont College reasonably expects to pay for this position at the time of posting. Actual compensation will vary based on relevant factors such as work experience, education, training, skill level, rank, and market conditions.
This position offers a competitive academic salary and benefits, including faculty housing assistance for eligible employees.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
The Department of Biology at Westmont College invites applications for a tenure-track teaching and research position as an assistant professor in a dynamic department with inquisitive, talented, and diverse undergraduate students. An earned PhD at the time of appointment is required, and post-doctoral research experience is preferred.
We seek candidates in either of the following areas of disciplinary specialty: (1) plant ecology and evolution, conservation biology, and/or restoration ecology or (2) cellular and molecular biology.
Teaching assignments for (1) could include an introductory biology course, Plant Ecology/Classification, and Conservation Biology; a strong interest in programmatic involvement in our growing interdisciplinary environmental studies program is also desirable.
Teaching assignments for (2) could include an introductory biology course, Cell Biology, and an upper-division course in an area of disciplinary focus.
Candidates should be prepared to pursue a robust 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.
Use this link to access the application. Questions regarding the position may be directed to the department chair, Dr. Steve Julio, email@example.com. This position is eligible for the college’s generous benefits package including relocation and housing assistance. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.
Pay Range: $72,617 to $103,698 The pay range posted for this job opening reflects what Westmont College reasonably expects to pay for this position at the time of posting. Actual compensation will vary based on relevant factors such as work experience, education, training, skill level, rank, and market conditions.
A nationally ranked liberal arts college in Santa Barbara, Westmont provides a rigorous academic program in a residential Christian community and seeks to cultivate thoughtful scholars, grateful servants and faithful leaders for global engagement with the academy, church and world. Undergraduates on the wooded, ocean-view campus choose from more than 100 majors, programs and concentrations. With a low student-to-faculty ratio and small classes, students develop close relationships with outstanding faculty. The college offers numerous overseas programs, up to 12 units for internships, and an elementary and secondary credential program. Vibrant arts activities, a tradition of volunteer service, and strong intercollegiate and intramural sports enrich the college experience. U.S. News & World Report includes Westmont in the top 100 liberal arts colleges in the nation. In 2015, Forbes Magazine ranked Westmont No. 10 on a list of the 50 most entrepreneurial colleges and as No. 64 in its survey Grateful Grads: Top Return-on-Investment. Princeton Review has recognized Westmont in three different categories: Best Western, Colleges That Pay You Back, and Private Schools. Westmont is an EEO employer, seeking to be diverse in people and programs consistent with its mission.