The biology department at Goucher College is currently accepting applications for a tenure-track position as an assistant professor of biology, starting in August, 2016. We are looking for a broadly-trained microbiologist, with expertise in environmental microbiology.  If hired, you will teach intermediate or advanced courses in microbiology, participate in introductory courses for majors and/or non-majors, develop a research program that includes undergraduates, and contribute to the environmental studies major

Candidates must possess a Ph.D. at the time of appointment. Postdoctoral work and teaching experience are preferred. Goucher College supports faculty development through pre-tenure leaves, start-up research funds, and support for summer research with students.

Interested applicants must apply online at

Please submit the following application materials online:

  • CV
  • Cover letter
  • Statement of scholarly or research interests
  • Statement of teaching philosophy

Three letters of recommendation and official transcripts should be forwarded separately to:  Biology Department Search, Provost’s Office, Goucher College, 1021 Dulaney Valley Road, Baltimore, MD, 21204-2794.   (Alternatively, PDF versions of the recommendations and transcripts can be emailed to the Provost’s Administrative Assistant, Gigi Greenfield, at