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Assistant Professor of Biology

Graceland University
Lamoni, Iowa, US
Closing date
Sep 19, 2023

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Academic / Research
Informatics / GIS
Genetics, Biology
Salary Type
Employment Type
Full time
The Department of Natural and Physical Sciences at Graceland University invites

applications for a tenure track Assistant Professor position to start August 15, 2024. The

candidate should have a Ph.D. (ABD is acceptable) in biology or a closely related field

at the time of appointment and should have the experience/ability to teach Human

Anatomy. Candidates with a MS degree will only be considered for a non-tenure track

Assistant Professor term position. Preference will be for candidates with expertise in an

area with direct applications to pre-health/pre-medicine, such as physiology, molecular

genetics, bioinformatics, biochemistry, or another area that complements current

biology faculty (current faculty have expertise in cell biology/pharmacology and plant

biology/ecology). Duties include teaching courses for science majors (e.g., Human

Anatomy, Human Physiology, etc.) including laboratories, teaching courses for the

general education program, and some laboratory preparation/equipment maintenance.

Other duties include, but are not limited to, mentoring senior research projects, advising

students, continued professional development, serving on department and university

committees, helping to recruit prospective students, and providing other service to the

university. Review of applications will begin September 15, 2023 and will continue

until the position is filled.

Equal Opportunity Employment has been, and will continue to be, a fundamental

principle at Graceland University, where employment is based upon personal

capabilities and qualifications without discrimination because of race, color, creed,

gender identity, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, or any

other protected characteristic by law.

Applicants should submit letter of application, curriculum vitae, unofficial transcripts,

and a list of at least three professional references with contact information to: Dr. Mary

Shawgo, Chair of Natural and Physical Sciences Department, C/O Maddy Martin,

Graceland University, 1 University Place, Lamoni, IA, 50140. Electronic submissions

are encouraged; please send to

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