Overview

Northland College, a liberal arts college with a unique environmental mission and located on the beautiful south shore of Lake Superior, seeks applicants for a full-time, tenure-track appointment at the assistant professor level beginning in August 2018.

With an enrollment of approximately 650 students, Northland College offers unique teaching and research opportunities for its faculty. Our distinctively experiential brand of liberal arts education, our focus on the environment and sustainability, our location, and our strong relationships with our surrounding tribal communities make Northland a great place to develop and sustain a successful academic career.

Duties and Responsibilities
This is primarily a teaching position with a teaching load of six courses per year, including two sections of a sophomore-level cell biology course and an introductory biology course taught to both majors and non-majors. The ability to teach courses in anatomy and human biology is desired. There also exists the opportunity to develop other courses in the applicant’s area of expertise consistent with the mission and needs of the College.

The successful applicant must demonstrate a commitment to the liberal arts that includes interdisciplinary teaching, service to the College and the larger community, and scholarly work that provides opportunities for student research.

Qualifications
A PhD, conferred by August 2018, in biology or a related field is required.

A completed application contains:

  • Resume
  • Cover letter that describes your interest in Northland College and the extent to which your experiences and qualification match the College’s priorities
  • List of three professional references in PDF format
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Statement of teaching philosophy