Professor of Biology

Greenville University

Greenville, IL, USA

Full time

May 19

Description

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.

Greenville University is an unabashedly Christian, academically focused, university of the arts, sciences, and professions, affiliated with the Free Methodist Church. The institution believes in the development and shaping of the whole individual--body, mind and spirit--in order to empower students to live lives of character and service. A Christian community, who believe that each person has been uniquely created in God’s image and called into a vocation of reconciliation and service, Greenville University has a 128 year history of Christ-centered education.

Requirements

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. 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 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.

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