Assistant Professor for Ecology

New York City, New York
Nov 01, 2017
Dec 31, 2017
Organization Type
University and College

Assistant Professor for Ecology

The College of Mount Saint Vincent is an academically excellent, authentically inclusive, Catholic and ecumenical liberal arts college with approximately 1,500 undergraduate students and 300 graduate students, located in the Riverdale section of the Bronx, New York City. Our beautiful 70-acre campus of rolling lawns and wooded hills overlooking the Hudson River is just 12 miles from midtown Manhattan. 

Job Description

The Biology Department (Division of Natural Sciences) at the College of Mount Saint Vincent invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position beginning August 2018. We are seeking a broadly trained ecologist with a strong field orientation and expertise in organismal biology. Teaching responsibilities will include courses for science majors such as lower-level Ecology and Environmental Biology courses and upper-level courses in the candidate’s area of expertise (e.g., Invertebrate Zoology, Entomology, Plant Biology, Aquatic, Estuarine or Marine Biology). The 12-credit hour semester’s teaching load might also include our introductory biology sequence, our senior capstone course, or a non-majors course. The successful candidate must be committed to undergraduate teaching and is expected to establish a research program involving undergraduates.


  • Ph.D. is required
  • Postdoctoral research and teaching experience preferred

Application Process
All qualified applicants are subject to a background check as part of the final approval process. Applicants must include a letter of application, curriculum vitae, sample publications, a statement of teaching philosophy, a description of the research program the candidate wishes to establish involving undergraduate students, and three letters of reference. Please send all application materials by email to

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until filled.

We thank all applicants for their interest in the College of Mount Saint Vincent, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

College of Mount Saint Vincent is committed to provide equal opportunity, employment, and advancement opportunities to all individuals. The College of Mount Saint Vincent does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, marital status, amnesty, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, State, or Local Laws.