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Assistant Professor—Life Science

Landmark College seeks an Assistant Professor in Life Science for the Fall of 2021. This is a great opportunity to join a collaborative interdisciplinary team focused on developing an innovative B.S. in Life Sciences created for students who learn differently.

Landmark College invites applications for a broadly trained biologist, with a focus on and expertise in cell and/or molecular biology. Additional preference for those with demonstrable competence in genetics and bioinformatics, for a full-time non-tenure track position at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning in Fall of 2021. Responsibilities will include teaching genetics, lower-level biology courses focused on both a major-specific audience and the student population more broadly, and upper-level courses in areas of specialization. Active participation in departmental and College activities, scholarly work involving undergraduates, advising students, service to the department, college and community, and professional development are also expected.

QUALIFICATIONS: A terminal degree in a biological science (e.g., Ph.D., M.D.) or a related field is required. A working understanding of the nature of specific learning disabilities and teaching experience at the college level are highly desirable.

Located in southern Vermont, Landmark College is a premier institution for students who learn differently. As the nation’s first accredited college for students with learning disabilities (including dyslexia), ADHD, and ASD, we are a mainstream college with a unique, resource-rich academic model.

The Landmark College Office of Human Resources strives to ensure that we are an employer of choice, attracting and retaining uniquely talented individuals able to advance the College’s position as the college of choice for students who learn differently. We are committed to a philosophy that recognizes each person as an individual, worthy of respect, trust, dignity and fair treatment, and we apply these tenets to serve, support, and value all members of our community.

We recognize the importance of providing a work environment that is conducive to carrying out the College’s mission and contributes to the personal and professional growth of our faculty and staff. For Human Resources, this means the administration of employment policies, benefit plans, and compensation programs that are regularly evaluated and remain competitive and fair.

How to Apply

Interested individuals should provide a cover letter, resume or CV, and the names of three references. Electronic submissions are preferred. Please email your application to Applications may also be mailed to Director of Human Resources, Landmark College, 19 River Road South, Putney, Vermont 05346. No phone calls please.

Diversifying the student body, faculty, and administration is congruent with our mission. We value diverse populations and cultures including, but not limited to, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, national origin, neurodiversity, race, and religion. Landmark College is an EO/AA/Vet/Disability employer.

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