As a part of a diverse community of faculty and staff who represent many faith systems and worldviews, Marian University seeks an Assistant Professor of Biology. The Department of Biology within the School of Science and Mathematics at Marian University in Indianapolis, IN is seeking an Assistant or Associate Professor of Anatomy and Physiology. This position is tenure-eligible for candidates with a terminal degree. Preference will be given to those showing the ability to develop an undergraduate research program. Successful candidates will also foster student learning through innovative pedagogy, inclusive practices, and should be enthusiastic about contributing to a research across the curriculum model that integrates authentic, novel research projects into biology courses. The Department of Biology at Marian University is a collaborative and growing academic community committed to fostering student engagement, problem solving, and communication. Marian University believes that to grow stronger it is essential to recruit and retain a diverse faculty to build an inclusive community. Thus, we welcome and encourage applications across the intersections of diverse races, ethnicities, religions, sexual orientations, gender identities, ages, socio-economic backgrounds, political perspectives, cultures, and national origins.
Marian University is a Catholic, comprehensive, regional institution of higher education dedicated to excellent teaching and learning in the Franciscan and liberal arts traditions and offers a multitude of undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs. Marian University has been experiencing significant growth over the last decade and is expanding its academic offerings in many areas.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Actively engage the Catholic Franciscan mission and identity of Marian University's by modeling the Franciscan Sponsorship Values, honoring the legacy of the founding congregation, promoting unity in diversity, and integrating the Catholic Franciscan intellectual traditions in courses, programs, and services.
Teach 12 load hours per semester in Human Anatomy, Medical Terminology, and Human Physiology. Course releases may be available for individuals participating in grant writing, research, or developing innovative pedagogy.
Demonstrate academic excellence, the potential for distinctive contributions to the holistic development of students, an interest in developing interdisciplinary programming, actively participate in the life of the campus, and help advance the mission and values of the university.
Engage students in research, scholarship, and other professional activities.
Mentor and advise students through academic advising, clubs, research, and internship opportunities, particularly those of pre-professional or pre-medical programs.
Participate in the life of the campus and university service, including participation in faculty governance and co-curricular programs.
Contribute to curriculum development and assessment within the department.
Actively participate in faculty governance within the department, within the School of Science and Mathematics, and across the university.
Actively engage the Catholic Franciscan mission and identity of Marian University by modeling the Franciscan Sponsorship Values, honoring the legacy of the founding congregation, promoting unity in diversity, and integrating the Catholic Franciscan intellectual traditions in courses, programs, and services.
Knowledge of and commitment to the mission of Marian University.
A Ph.D. in Anatomy or related field. Consideration may be given to outstanding candidates that are ABD or have a Master's Degree.
Demonstrated potential for excellence and innovation in student-centered instruction.
Demonstrated interest in science teaching pedagogy, curriculum, and program development.
Potential for ongoing research, publication, and activity in professional associations.
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
Demonstrated ability to collaborate with colleagues of diverse backgrounds.
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Applications require a cover letter, a current resume, contact information for three professional references, and responses to the supplemental mission questions.
Marian University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.Preferred QualificationsPlease Review Marian University's Mission & Identity Statement before responding to the supplementary questions on your application:https://www.marian.edu/faithSpecial Instructions to ApplicantsPlease Review Marian University's Mission & Identity Statement before responding to the supplementary questions on your application:https://www.marian.edu/faithPDN-979ceeaf-3b7f-4fc7-9bb8-dd89fc9b1d16