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.
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.
Grace College and Seminary welcomes diversity, and makes employment opportunities available to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, pregnancy, age, ancestry, national origin, disability, citizenship status, military status, genetic information, or any other legally protected category.
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