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Assistant Professor—Life Science

Landmark College (LC) is highly entrepreneurial college for bright neurodivergent students with learning differences (LD; including dyslexia, ADHD, autism, and executive function challenges). Whether at the Putney, Vermont flagship campus, through LC Online, or at our west coast Success Center, Landmark is a traditional, fully accredited, institution that provides an intentionally designed, resource-rich academic and student life model.

The College is in a growth phase for its residential and LC Online programs. We are intentionally building a community that is diverse in areas including and not limited to ethnicity, gender, gender identity, national origin, neurodiversity, physical ability, race, and religion. Specifically, LC seeks two full-time Assistant Professors in Life Science. This is a unique opportunity to join a collaborative and supportive faculty group housed in a new STEM facility, focused on delivering. Life Sciences-related programs and experiences.

The successful applicants will be broadly trained biologists with primary expertise in molecular/cellular biology, biochemistry, or similar. The successful candidates will also have the ability to contribute to teaching of chemistry, environmental science, and other related courses. Active participation in departmental and College activities as part of service is expected. Engagement with undergraduate students in discovery research programs, is highly desirable. A terminal degree or commensurate experience in the discipline or a related field is highly desirable, A working understanding of the nature of specific learning disabilities and teaching experience at the college level are also highly desirable.

To be a faculty member at Landmark College is to be dedicated to a variety of pedagogical approaches which allow students to achieve standards of academic success comparable to more conventional institutions. Located within the broader tri-state cultural region of Vermont, New Hampshire, and Northwest Massachusetts, our beautiful southern Vermont campus is also within easy driving distance to several major cities like Boston and New York If you aspire to teach in your field while making a difference in the lives of neurodiverse students, Landmark is the right place for you.
 

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 humanresources@landmark.edu. 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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