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Assistant Professor—Life Science

We are seeking an assistant professor in Life Sciences beginning Fall 2022. The successful candidate will join a team that recently launched a B.S. in Life Sciences, with focus tracks in Life Science and Environmental Life Science. They will join a vibrant, growing department and will be expected to teach a variety of courses, including introductory biology and chemistry, biotechnology, and molecular and cell biology, as well as new courses specific to their interests and expertise. Preference will be given to candidates with a track record of experiential education activities and who have demonstrated innovative pedagogical design.

Landmark College offers competitive wages and an excellent benefits package, including medical, dental and vision plans; a TIAA retirement plan that includes 6% College contribution; tuition reimbursement; and more. This position offers the opportunity to join the College during an exciting growth phase: a breadth of short-term, online (through LC Online), and 2- and 4-year academic programs are offered; student retention has increased; international enrollment efforts are under way; the College is exploring geographical expansion projects; and enrollment outcomes have been consistent.

The ideal candidate will have a terminal degree in life sciences or a related field, with expertise in molecular and cellular biology, and will be able and willing to teach basic college chemistry. The successful candidate will have a primary focus on teaching science to neurodivergent undergraduates and experience doing so, or a strong interest in learning universal design principles and other pedagogies to support our student population. Demonstrated experience engaging undergraduates in student research projects is highly desired.

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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