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Assistant Professor - Biology

Creighton University
Omaha, Nebraska, US
Closing date
Dec 6, 2023

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Academic / Research
Conservation science
Salary Type
Employment Type
Full time
Assistant Professor - Biology

The Department of Biology within the College of Arts and Sciences at Creighton University is hiring for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor to teach general biology, physiology, and other courses in their sub-discipline while developing an active, independent research program involving undergraduates in the Department of Biology at Creighton University.

This position is a tenure-track assistant professor appointment beginning August 2024. A Ph.D. in Biology (or a closely related field) is required. The ideal person for this role is committed to being an outstanding teacher-scholar within a primarily undergraduate institution.


  • A Ph.D. in Biology (or a closely related field) is required. Postdoctoral experience and/or prior teaching experience are preferred, but not required
  • Ability to foster student learning, development, and decision making in support of their goals, success, wellness, and needs
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to develop rapport quickly and effectively with a diversity of populations
  • Empathy and compassion for the experiences of others

How to Apply

Applicants must apply with the following materials attached to the online application AND via email to The complete initial application must include the following:
  • Letter of intent
  • Curriculum vitae

Applicants selected for an interview will also be asked to submit:
  • Statement of teaching philosophy
  • Research proposal
  • All undergraduate and graduate transcripts (photocopies/unofficial copies are acceptable for initial interviews)
  • Three (3) letters of recommendation should be attached to the online application, sent to the email above or mailed to: Dr. Annemarie Shibata, Search Committee Chair, Department of Biology, Creighton University, 2500 California Plaza, Omaha, NE 68178.

Review of completed applications will begin Wednesday, October 20, 2023 and continue until the position is filled. For further information, please visit

*Please note the date to begin review has been extended to October 20, 2023.

If you have any questions or issues submitting your application or materials, please don't hesitate to contact

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At Creighton, you are part of something big. Your skills and passions unite with thousands of faculty, staff and students inspired to change the world. Here, we offer meaningful work driven by a 475-yearold Jesuit tradition committed to social justice and serving others. Through this tradition, we push the boundaries on innovation. We pursue new knowledge for the betterment of society. We seek to improve our world through Catholic and Jesuit values. And it all starts with you.

About Creighton

Omaha is a diverse community of 850,000 with four Fortune-500 companies, an active sports scene, and a vibrant arts community. Recent Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education College rankings recognized Creighton University among the top 20% of institutions in its survey and among the Top 10 big-city colleges in the Midwest. Creighton University also ranks in the top third of National Universities in U.S. News & World Report's and was previously recognized for 16 years in a row as No. 1 among Best Regional Universities - Midwest.

Over the past 17 years, Creighton is the No. 1 Goldwater-producing Catholic university in the country and in the top 20 of private universities producing Goldwater Scholars over the past decade


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