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Redeemer University invites applications for a tenure-track position in biology (ecology) beginning in July 2023. Candidates must be aligned with and passionate about Redeemer’s Christian mission of integrating faith in teaching and research. Candidates should possess, or be near completion of, a PhD and have a research program and accomplishments appropriate to their career stage. The ideal candidate will have a demonstrated record (or show potential) of excellence in undergraduate teaching.
The applicant will teach courses that serve the Biology and Environmental Science Programs situated in the Natural Sciences and Mathematics Area. We are seeking an applicant with an academic and research background in ecology, field biology, and plant science.
Preferred Skills and Attributes
An ability and desire to teach courses in areas such as introductory biology, ecology, field biology, and plant biology.
An interest in supervising students doing senior research projects.
An ability and desire to do research in an ecology-related field.
An interest in teaching in Redeemer’s liberal arts and sciences core program.
An interest in continuing to foster our ongoing relationship with A Rocha (Ontario) and other local agencies (e.g. the Royal Botanical Garden, the Hamilton Conservation Authority).
The Application Process
Applicants should submit a letter of application, C.V., evidence of teaching quality, a 1-2-page statement describing their own Christian faith commitment and how it relates to Redeemer’s mission and to their teaching and perspective on the discipline, and the names of three individuals who have agreed to provide letters of reference should the applicant advance to a later stage of the process. The application deadline is October 7, 2022 or until the position is filled.
Direct applications to: Dr. Kyle Spyksma, Interim Vice President, Academic
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Redeemer University is a dynamic undergraduate university recognized for providing quality undergraduate education in the fine arts, humanities, natural sciences, social sciences, business, and education, with a demonstrated commitment to fostering a spiritually vibrant and caring community of learning. The scholarship, teaching, and creative activity of our faculty, combined with small class sizes and low student-faculty ratios, creates an engaging academic environment. We are located on a beautiful and environmentally friendly campus on the edge of Hamilton, Ontario, minutes from Lake Ontario and an hour from downtown Toronto.