Position Offered

Robert Gerwien rgerwien at bates.edu
Mon Aug 4 18:37:16 EST 1997


The Department of Biology at Bates College, a selective liberal arts 
college of 1600 students, has a TENURE TRACK ASSISTANT PROFESSOR position 
open for an ENVIRONMENTAL TOXICOLOGIST beginning in September of 1998.

Our toxicologist will become the 9th full-time faculty member in biology. 
S/he will participate in the departments core curriculum, and teach 
introductory environmental toxicology and additional courses in her/his 
area of expertise.  Candidates whose approach to environmental toxicology 
includes competence in public health, epidemiology, embryology, and/or 
teratology will be given preference.  In addition, she or he will be 
expected to conduct an active research program involving Bates 
undergraduates.  The department seeks applications from candidates whose 
research interests involve the health effects of environmental toxins at 
the tissue or whole organism level of biological organization.  A Ph. D. 
is required and postdoctoral training is desirable.

Bates College is located in southern Maine, 2.5 hours from Boston, in the 
city of Lewiston, known for its Franco-American cultural influence and 
proximity to scenic mountains and beautiful coastline.  Since its 
founding in 1855, the college has been coeducational and enrolled 
students of various religious and racial/ethnic groups.  It has 
maintained a tradition of inclusiveness in college social activities 
without sororities or fraternities.  The institution has an accomplished 
faculty from a wide range of disciplines teaching bright and enthusiastic 
students.  In the last decade five new interdisciplinary programs have 
been instituted at Bates.  The college views research as a method of 
teaching and financially supports student/faculty research collaboration. 
 Additional institutional information is available on line at 
http://www.bates.edu.

Applicants should provide: a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement 
of teaching experience and philosophy, a statement of research interests, 
undergraduate and graduate transcripts, and three letters of 
recommendation by September 24, 1997 to:

Toxicology Search Committee
Department of Biology
c/o Secretarial Services
Bates College
2 Andrews Road, #7 Lane Hall
Lewiston, ME 04240

Bates College values a diverse college community and seeks to assure 
equal opportunity through a continuing and effective Affirmative Action 
Program.



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