Assistant Professor of Biology

first_imgNorthwest Nazarene University At NNU, you will discover a university with a century-longhistory of providing a transformational education that is committedto helping individuals elevate their God-given purpose as they liveinto our “Here for Good” promise. We believe an education is morethan an intellectual pursuit; it is more than merely acquiring adegree to get a better job. At Northwest Nazarene University, webelieve that a meaningful life is rooted in timeless values andempowered by a community that embodies these principles for eachand every one of our students, staff, and faculty. Together, werealize our potential by committing to a life of service thattransforms ourselves, our society, and the world. Founded in 1913, Northwest Nazarene University is acomprehensive Christian university with 80 undergraduate areas ofstudy, 18 master’s degrees in six different disciplines, fiveEducation Specialists degrees and two doctoral degrees. NNU hasmore than 2,000 undergraduate and graduate students, 6,000continuing education students and more than 10,000 high schoolstudents who participate in the University’s concurrent creditprogram. NNU is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Collegesand Universities (NWCCU), a regional accrediting body recognized bythe Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA). NNU is situated in a best-of-all-worlds location. Justminutes away from the urban lifestyle of Boise as well as a myriadof outdoor activities, NNU is the place for those who want to be inthe thick of things and those who want to get away from it all.From easy access to local ski resorts, mountain hiking, and riverrafting to a wide array of cultural opportunities there issomething for everyone. NNU has a long and deep association withthe Church of the Nazarene, and all University faculty and staffcommit themselves to living out their faith in a community shapedby serious scholarship and Christian values. Statement describing your philosophy of Christian highereducationStatement describing your philosophy of teaching CompensationSalary is competitive. NNU’s benefits package includes health,vision and dental insurance for employee and family, long-termdisability insurance, life insurance, tuition benefits for theemployee and dependents, opportunities for professionaldevelopment, sabbatical experiences, and an excellent retirementplan. Qualifications Applicants must have a Ph.D. or D.A. in an appropriate field ofBiology. Strong candidates will possess college-level teachingexperience, will exhibit evidence of being able to form and/ormaintain an active research program, and will be stronglycommitted to NNU’s mission as an educational institutionsponsored by the Church of the Nazarene. The University requiresthat all candidates have a Christian perspective in the Wesleyantradition, and must be comfortable with and in agreement with themission and lifestyle values of NNU. As an educational institutionoperating under the auspices of the Church of the Nazarene,Northwest Nazarene University is permitted and reserves the rightto prefer employees on the basis of religion (Title VII, Sections702-703, United States Civil Rights Act of 1964, asamended).   The Department of BiologyAs part of the College of Natural and Applied Sciences, theDepartment of Biology offers an array of rigorous courses to servepre-health, wildlife/ecology, and biology majors.  Our goal isto provide our students with a broad contextual background in thebiological sciences.  We strive to prepare students forcareers in the various disciplines of biology through experientiallearning of lectures, laboratory courses, and scientific research.Collaboration between the faculty and students creates a richlearning environment.  center_img Application ProcessTo be considered for this position, a complete applicationpacket must be received. Complete application packet will includethe following:Letter of interestNNU application [include link to application on NNUwebsite]ResumeLetter of reference from current pastorTwo current letters of recommendation from professionalassociates Send, fax or email a complete application packet to:Human Resources OfficeNorthwest Nazarene University623 S. University BoulevardNampa, ID 83686Phone: (208) 467-8036Fax: (208) 467-8587Email: [email protected] at Northwest Nazarene University is contingent uponthe results of an independent background check. Description of PositionThe department of Biology is seeking applicants for atenure-track, full-time faculty position in biology to begin inAugust of 2022. The candidate should have primary competency inphysiology and/or endocrinology, but should also be willing andable to teach a wide array of biology-related courses. The teachingassignment will include lower and upper division courses inbiology.  Possible courses/labs to be taught include but arenot limited to: human anatomy and physiology, general biology, cellbiology, genetics, and endocrinology. Other responsibilitiesinclude student advising, recruiting of new students, and committeeservice.  Research is an integral part of our program and isrequired of majors.  This position requires the applicant todevelop an active research program with undergraduates. Collaboration is encouraged and funding is available for releasetime, personnel and supplies.last_img read more