Department of Biological Sciences Biola University invites applications for full-time, tenure-track faculty positions in Biology, at the Assistant Professor or Associate Professor rank, to begin August 2018.
Microbiologist: Responsibilities and Qualifications Academic load of 12 units per semester teaching undergraduate biology lectures and labs in microbiology and upper division courses such as immunology, virology, parasitology, genetics, or directed research. PhD in Microbiology, Biology, or a closely related field required.
Physiologist: Responsibilities and Qualifications Academic load of 12 units per semester teaching undergraduate biology lectures and labs in physiology and anatomy and teaching upper division elective courses such as biochemistry, environmental health, vertebrate biology, or directed research. MD or PhD in Biology, Physiology, Human Anatomy or a closely related field required.
Ecologist: Responsibilities and Qualifications Academic load of 12 units per semester teaching undergraduate biology lectures and labs in ecology and upper division courses in environmental science, organismal biology, or directed research. PhD in Ecology, Environmental Science, Biology, or a closely related field required.
Faculty advise students, provide career guidance, and serve on various campus committees. Opportunities for developing new courses and directing student research exist.
The School of Science, Technology and Health at Biola University. Biola University has made a visionary commitment to growth and development of the sciences through the organization of the new School of Science, Technology, and Health to be housed in the $63M, 91,000 sq. ft. Alton and Lydia Lim Center for Science, Technology, and Health opening in Fall, 2017. The School serves 1,100 students in 16 majors across six departments (Biological Sciences; Chemistry, Physics and Engineering; Math and Computer Science; Kinesiology and Health Science; Nursing; and Communication Sciences and Disorders). The Department of Biological Sciences provides strong pre-medical, pre-health, graduate school and post-graduate employment preparation. For all positions, experience teaching college-level courses and directing student research is preferred. The candidate must have a strong Christian commitment with an interest in the integration of faith and science.
Biola University is an evangelical Christian university where faculty endorse a university statement of Christian faith and community values, and are committed to the integration of faith and learning. Biola is committed to diversity and seeks faculty who can contribute to multicultural understandings. Biola serves a student body of over 6,000 undergraduate and graduate students and is accredited by WASC. Biola University, located in dynamic Southern California, offers abundant opportunities for personal and professional growth. Competitive salary commensurate with experience. Excellent benefit package included. For more information on Biola, visit www.biola.edu.
Review of applications will continue until the positions are filled. Please send letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and Christian testimony through Biola’s employment website.Faculty applications will be sent to promising candidates.
Biola University's Doctrinal Statement remains the foundational document regarding the theological position of the University. Biola's position from its inception has been and remains Christian, Protestant and theologically conservative. Prospective and existing employees must affirm that their personal theological beliefs are in agreement with the Biola Doctrinal Statement. A prospective or an ex...isting employee's church affiliation will be considered in determining his or her understanding of and compliance with Biola's theological position.
All positions at Biola University require applicants to pass a criminal background check as a condition of employment. This includes a review of any pending charges or convictions. Once a conditional offer of employment is extended, Biola utilizes the services of HireRight, a third-party agency, to conduct a criminal background check. Biola also reserves the right to expand the search if applicable for the position (e.g., a Department of Transportation search for positions that require driving).