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Assistant Professor of Ecology

Job Description Summary

The Department of Biology at Presbyterian College, a predominantly undergraduate liberal arts college in South Carolina, announces a tenure-track position in Ecology. Candidates with expertise in any area of Ecology will be considered.

Excellence in teaching is highly valued at Presbyterian College. We expect the individual in this position to teach undergraduate courses in their area of expertise and contribute to the Introductory Biology sequence. The successful candidate will develop an active, field-based curriculum and will mentor undergraduate research that complements existing research efforts in the Department of Biology.

Ph.D. in Biology, Ecology, or related discipline. Postdoctoral experience desired.

Inquiries regarding the position should be made to Dr. Michael O. Rischbieter, Presbyterian College Dept. of Biology,, 864-833-8403 (office).


Interested individuals should send the following electronically as one pdf file to Dr. Michael O. Rischbieter, Search Committee Chair, Presbyterian College Dept. of Biology,

  1. A letter of application
  2. Curriculum vitae
  3. Statement of teaching experience and philosophy
  4. Research plan
  5. Transcripts
  6. A statement on contributions to diversity
  7. Three letters of recommendation

Review of applications will begin on October 21, 2022 and continue until a successful candidate is identified.


Presbyterian College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The College seeks to hire the most qualified candidate and does not discriminate against any legally protected class.