Grace College invites applications and nominations for the position of assistant professor in biology, with emphasis in anatomy and physiology. Responsibilities include teaching, advising, department and college service, scholarly activity, and professional development.
Grace College is a Christ-centered Liberal Arts College informed by pietist and evangelical traditions. Located in the resort community of Winona Lake, near Warsaw, Indiana (36 miles west of Ft. Wayne), Grace College offers 52 academic majors (38 minors). Central to the mission is developing character, sharpening competence, and preparing for service. Our goal in Christian living and teaching is to make Christ preeminent in all things. The programs of the college, as well as its community lifestyle commitment, are designed to encourage serious academic inquiry, a biblical worldview, spiritual understanding, and social conscience, all in the context of God's grace.
The candidate will be expected to teach courses in general biology, microbiology, and anatomy and physiology throughout the academic year, as well as advise students. The successful applicant will have a strong commitment to liberal arts undergraduate education and will help support the Department’s Faith, Science, and Reason Grace core course. Also, the candidate will be expected to develop a reasonable research plan, appropriate to the candidate’s training and expertise, that includes undergraduate students in their program, as part of their scholarly growth.
Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. The start date for this position is August 2018.
Grace College and Theological Seminary seeks a diverse work environment by encouraging women and minorities to apply.
Qualifications: This position offers a challenging opportunity to a faculty member with both academic and research experience who seeks to grow the biology program. The successful candidate will have:
A PhD in biology, preferably in the area(s) anatomist or physiologist
Assist in the growth of the biology program and coordinate with the nursing program by developing two streams of Anatomy and Physiology; one for the biology and pre-health majors, a second for the nursing program
A research plan that can involve undergraduate students appropriate for a 4-yr college
Evidence of excellence in teaching
A desire to integrate faith with learning in all areas of life
A willingness to collaborate with colleagues and students