Job Announcement - Biology

Carl Pike C_Pike at ACAD.FANDM.EDU
Fri May 31 10:19:43 EST 1996


PLANT ECOLOGY/EVOLUTIONARY BIOLOGY:  Franklin and Marshall College seeks to
hire a visiting assistant professor to fill a vacancy for the coming
academic year.  Although the appointment will be for one year, we will be
initiating a wider search in the fall to fill this tenure-track position on
a continuing basis; the successful one-year appointee will be eligible to
be among the applicants for the continuing position.

Teaching assignments for the coming year will be:  For the Fall, an
upper-level undergraduate elective course in Plant Ecology, with
laboratory; and for the Spring, lecture and laboratories in the
department's introductory core course in Heredity, Evolution and Ecology.
Other staff also will be teaching lecture and lab sections of this core
course.  The successful applicant should expect to be assigned a lecture
section and two or three laboratory sections in the spring semester.

This position has in the past required a commitment to research with
advanced undergraduates, and involvement with the college's
interdisciplinary environmental studies program has been desirable.  For
the one-year appointee, such activities would not be required but would be

Franklin and Marshall is a high-ranking four-year coeducational liberal
arts college of approximately 1900 students located in southeastern
Pennsylvania, 60 miles from Philadelphia and 60 miles from Baltimore.  The
college is committed to cultural pluralism through the hiring of minorities
and women (EOE/AA).

Applicants for this one-year position will be interviewed beginning in late
June or early July.  Send a curriculum vitae, copies of graduate and under
graduate transcripts, and brief statement of research/teaching interests to
Dr. Jonathan Richardson, Search Committee Chair, Department of Biology,
Franklin and Marshall College, P. O. Box 3003, Lancaster, PA  17604-3003.
Also arrange for three letters of reference to be sent as soon as possible.
FAX (717) 291-4088.  Telephone (717) 291-3950 (after June 14) or (717)
291-3948 or (717) 291-4118 (before June 14).

Carl S. Pike                             (717) 291-3958
Department of Biology                    FAX (717) 291-4088
Franklin and Marshall College            Internet  C_PIKE at ACAD.FANDM.EDU
P.O. Box 3003
Lancaster, PA  17604-3003  USA

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