The Department of Biology at Abilene Christian University invites applications for a full-time, tenure track position for Fall 2019. Primary responsibilities will be to teach Biology lecture and lab courses. Additional responsibilities will include conducting research with undergraduates, training undergraduate lab teaching assistants/tutors, and attending departmental meetings and serving on university committees.
We have a tradition of undergraduate research in the department of Biology. Therefore, the successful applicant will be encouraged to involve undergraduates in research. There are opportunities to conduct funded research in new facilities and with new equipment. The successful applicant will be part of a faculty that is very collaborative, collegial and professional with each other and our students.
Successful applicants must have a Ph. D. in biology or related field. We are seeking a Physiologist and/or a Microbiologist. Applicants from other biological disciplines are strongly encouraged to apply. Applications should include (1) a letter of interest, (2) an essay that addresses a philosophy of teaching, integration of faith and learning, and your Christian journey, (3) three letters of recommendation with the recommender's contact information, (4) a current curriculum vitae or resume, and (5) transcripts of all undergraduate and graduate work.
Internal Number: 492519
About Abilene Christian University
Abilene Christian University is the premier university for the education of Christ-centered, global leaders, offering an exceptional education to about 4,600 students annually from nearly every state and 43 nations. This private, comprehensive university, founded in 1906 in Abilene, Texas, offers 71 baccalaureate majors in more than 125 areas of undergraduate study in addition to its graduate programs. Abilene is a friendly city of 117,000 people, located about 150 miles west of the Dallas/Fort Worth area. As an educational center for a large region, Abilene provides cultural, entertainment and support programs and services normally associated with cities twice its size.
Our mission is to educate students for Christian service and leadership throughout the world.
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Established by members of the Churches of Christ, ACU maintain...s a strong relationship with these independently governed congregations around the world. Since its founding, the university has welcomed all students of character and ability who value the university’s strong Christian environment and exceptional learning environment. Required daily chapel and required Bible courses contribute to the open acknowledgment of Christian faith as an important aspect of the lives of most ACU students. More informationn - http://www.acu.edu/aboutacu/profile.html