Dean of the Faculty


Visiting Assistant Professor of Biology

The Biology Department at Reed College invites applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor for the 2019-20 academic year. We seek applicants with a PhD (required), and post-doctoral experience (preferred) in integrative animal behavior. Teaching responsibilities include an upper level lecture/lab course in Animal Behavior, a seminar course in the candidate’s area of expertise, participation in the team-taught introductory biology course and advising senior thesis research projects. Available facilities for research with students include a standard equipment for molecular biology, histology, microscopy, and hormone analysis, as well as an African Cichlid aquatics facility.

Reed College, a highly selective liberal arts institution with a distinguished record of educational accomplishment and a strong commitment to scholarship (, is also a community that values cultural and intellectual pluralism as essential to the excellence of our academic program (  In your application material, please convey how your teaching, scholarship, mentorship and/or community service might support these values.

For full consideration, application materials (cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of research and teaching interests, and contact information for three references) should be submitted through interfolio at by February 15th 2019.

 Specific inquiries should be directed to Suzy Renn, Chair, Visiting Biologist Search Committee, 

Deadline: February 15, 2019