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Corban University
Salem, Oregon, US
Closing date
May 16, 2024

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Academic / Research
Conservation science
Botany, Biology
Salary Type
Employment Type
Full time
Job DescriptionJob DescriptionFull-time, on-campus faculty position with benefits, retirement match, and tuition remission. Faculty members will champion the science program as well a teach in a manor that supports the university's mission to educate Christians who will make a difference in the world for Jesus Christ.
RESPONSIBLITIES: Primary responsibly is teaching undergraduate science courses. The successful candidate will be able to teach at least 3 of the following courses: Botany, Plant Physiology, Ecology and Evolution, and Life Science (nonmajors). The successful candidate must teach the subject matter in a manner that is consistent with the university's Statement of Faith. Other duties include academic advising, student research advising/mentoring, curriculum and program development, and university and departmental committee work. Corban University faculty are expected to be active scholars, excellent teachers, active in service to the university and the community, and able to model the integration of faith and learning. The successful candidate will support the university's mission to educate Christians who will make a difference in the world for Jesus Christ.


Education: Doctorate in a plant- or ecology-related area of biological science is preferred.

Experience: Significant experience in biological science is required and college teaching experience is preferred. Candidate should have strong teaching and leadership skills and have a demonstrated record of active participation in professional organizations.

Character: The candidate must have a personal relationship with Jesus Christ and evidence a mature Christian faith, be in agreement with the University's statement of faith, be committed to the integration of biblical principles within the discipline of science and be willing to invest him/herself in the development of undergraduate students. The science program places great value in collaboration and, therefore, desires candidates who have the same teamwork and collaborative values.

Faculty Overview

Corban University is a Christian university whose purpose is to educate Christians who will make a difference in the world for Jesus Christ. The university is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities. Corban provides a strong Bible-centered academic program with more than 50 majors and programs of study including professional, liberal arts, and ministries. Along with traditional and adult degree completion programs at the undergraduate level, Corban offers graduate teacher licensure programs and graduate degrees in education, business, counseling, and ministry. A personal relationship with Jesus Christ is a requirement for all employees and students. Within these guidelines, it is our policy to provide equal opportunity to all applicants, employees and students and to not discriminate on the basis of gender, disability, race, color, national origin or age in access to, or treatment in employment.

Institutional Statement

Corban University is a private comprehensive university of liberal arts, ministry, and professional studies with a mission to educate Christians who will make a difference in the world for Jesus Christ. All employees are expected to model servant leadership in all aspects of their work. Corban values and recruits for a workforce that is diverse in gender, age, ethnicity, race, and/or ability, and seeks employees who will interact with the Corban community in a way that reflects a commitment to cultural proficiency. Where permitted by law and consistent with the school's history, mission, and core values, Corban exercises religious preference throughout the University. Employees must have a personal relationship with Jesus Christ, agree with the University Statement of Faith, evidence a mature Christian faith, and be an active member of a Bible-believing, Gospel-preaching local church.

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