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Hood College

Assistant Professor of Biology

Post Date:Nov 14, 2017Type:Full-Time
Start Date:11/14/2017Salary:
Location:US-MD-Frederick Job Reference:17-0067

Candidates must possess a Ph.D.; postdoctoral work and teaching experience are preferred. 

Job Description:

Hood College's Department of Biology has a tenure-track opening at the Assistant Professor  level for an endowed chair in biofuels/bioproducts research and education beginning August, 2018. The successful candidate must have a strong commitment to teaching, scholarly research and service to the department and college. We are searching for an individual whose research is connected to biofuels/bioproducts production within the larger context of sustainability issues.  Based on their expertise and interests, the successful candidate is expected to teach in the undergraduate and graduate programs, conduct research with undergraduate and graduate students and develop collaborations with local and regional partners to stimulate economic development in the biofuels/bioproducts area.   Candidates must possess a Ph.D.; postdoctoral work and teaching experience are preferred.

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Qualified candidates are invited to apply on-line via our electronic application,, which requires submission of a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of research and teaching interests, evidence of teaching effectiveness and undergraduate and graduate transcripts.  Candidates should arrange for three letters of recommendation to be submitted electronically to When saving documents, document titles (including letters of recommendation) related to your application should include your name and the job requisition number, 17-0067 (i.e. smith17-0067). 

Questions about the position should be directed to Dr. Kathy F. Falkenstein, Ph.D., Department of Biology Chair ([Click Here to Email Your Resumé]).  Review of applications will begin November 15, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled. 

 The electronic application is found at the end of the job description on the lower right hand side, “Apply On-line".   If you need assistance with the on-line application process, please email [Click Here to Email Your Resumé] or call (301) 696-3592. 

Hood College is committed to diversity in its faculty and staff and subscribes to a policy of hiring only individuals legally eligible to work in the United States. An Equal Opportunity Employer/M/F/Vet/Disability

Hood College does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, color, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression, marital status, pregnancy, disability, religion, or age in recruitment, admission and access to, or treatment, or employment in its programs, services, benefits, or activities as required by applicable laws including Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972 and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and complies with the law regarding reasonable accommodation for disabled applicants and students. Inquiries about discrimination or reasonable accommodation should be referred to the Title IX and Section 504 Coordinator at Alumnae Hall, 401 Rosemont Avenue, Frederick, MD. 21701 (AD 312), (301) 696-3592.  For complete information on Hood College’s nondiscrimination policy, please visit

Contact Information
Hood College
Name: Vanessa Roberts
Ph: 301-696-3592

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