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Faculty Careers - Biology/Life Sciences, Faculty Careers - Other
Greenville University is seeking to fill a full-time position for a professor with expertise in Biology. The successful candidate will teach courses in the Department of Biology and Chemistry. Preferred requirements include a Ph.D. in Biology, Molecular Biology, or Biochemistry and a commitment to excellence in teaching and mentoring undergraduate students in a robust learning community.
Rank and salary are dependent upon qualifications and experience. Greenville University offers an attractive benefits package including health and life insurance.
The primary responsibilities of the position include:
Teaching biology in the following areas: Genetics and Biochemistry.
Preference may be given to candidates with the ability to also teach: Molecular Biology, Developmental Biology, General Chemistry, or Evolutionary Biology.
The selected candidate will also contribute to teaching introductory courses for the biology major and/or general education science courses.
Providing academic and career advising to students in biology
Serving on Department and University committees
Performing other responsibilities as defined by the University.
Graduate degree in the biological sciences or health professions; an earned doctorate preferred.
A demonstrated, vibrant Christian faith compatible with the mission of Greenville University.
A commitment to excellence in teaching in the context of an undergraduate, liberal arts education.
Experience in engaging students in learning in settings that may include classroom, laboratory, and online.
Knowledge of the field with a record of scholarship and a willingness to engage undergraduate students in research.
Desire to mentor undergraduate students in academic, research, and career goals.
A commitment to the integration of Christian faith with the discipline of biology.
Commitment to competent inter-cultural teaching
Ability to engage in critical thinking and exercise independent judgment.
Ability to communicate effectively in written and oral forms.
Greenville University believes that God created each of our students to uniquely shape the world!
Offer a transformational Christ-centered educational experience that empowers, enriches, and endures;
Focus on the development of the whole person so that each student thrives spiritually, intellectually, emotionally, relationally, and physically; Inspire our students to embrace God’s Call; and Give our work as worship and welcome the presence of the risen Christ to fill us, equip us, and send us.
How to Apply:
Application materials should include a 1) letter of application, 2) curriculum vitae, 3) statement of philosophy of Christian higher education, 4) statement of personal faith journey and commitment, 5) names of three references, and 6) copies of academic transcripts (unofficial copies acceptable for initial application). Electronic copies of all these documents are welcome.
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the positions have been filled. Address applications to:
Attn: HR Office
315 East College Avenue
Greenville, Illinois 62246s
Office Phone: (618) 664-6845
Greenville University's Mission:
Greenville University is liberal arts University that empowers students for lives of character and service through a transforming Christ-centered education in the liberal arts, sciences, and professional studies. Our hiring practices reflect our commitment to be a Christ-centered institution.
Greenville University's Commitment to Diversity:
It is the policy of Greenville University not to discriminate on the basis of age, color, ethnic or national origin, disability, race, gender or prior military service in its educational programs, admissions or employment policies. Greenville University is committed to an environment of cultural and ethnic diversity; women and minorities are encouraged to apply.
Greenville University is located 50 miles east of St. Louis in an attractive residential community of approximately 7,000 people. Greenville University was founded in 1892 and is affiliated with the Free Methodist Church, yet draws students from 40+ denominations. For additional information, please visit our website: www.greenville.edu.
About Greenville University
Greenville University (formerly Greenville College) was founded in 1892 by the Free Methodist Church with the intent to provide a distinctive, Christ-centered university education for men and women. The university's first president, Wilson T. Hogue, used the motto "education for character" to describe the university's purpose. Its mission 125 years later - empowering students for lives of character and service - echoes that purpose.