Overview

Anderson University is seeking candidates for a tenure-track faculty position in Biology beginning August 2018. We are seeking biologists with a commitment to teaching and undergraduate research, and a heart to serve Christ. Candidates will teach a foundational class for majors with a botany emphasis, non-majors biology, and two upper division courses in their area of expertise. Experience in molecular biology is preferred. Anderson University places a premium on high-quality teaching. Research projects involving undergraduate students are encouraged.

Qualifications:

Qualified candidates must have a Ph.D. in Biology or a closely related field. Candidates in all areas of Biology will be considered, but those with expertise in the following areas are strongly encouraged to apply and will be given highest priority:
● Botany
● Molecular Biology

The right candidates will have a passion to partner with current faculty to continue building this biology program and share in our vision to educate students with a heart to serve Christ. The university remains closely affiliated with its founding church and values its heritage and history. It is expected that all faculty possess a deep, personal commitment to Jesus Christ. A statement of faith is required of all applicants seeking positions at the University.

This is a full-time, tenure-track position with eligibility for university benefits. Position Available August 2018. Review of candidates will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Interested candidates should e-mail a cover letter, CV, statement of teaching philosophy, statement of research interests (including how their research would be deployed with undergraduate students at a small, liberal arts institution), a statement of faith, and a completed application (found at https://www.anderson.edu/uploads/hr/faculty-application.pdf) to Dr. Chad Wallace, Dean of the School of Science & Engineering, at cewallace@anderson.edu. Alternatively, the application materials may be mailed to Dr. Wallace at Anderson University, 1100 E. 5th Street, Anderson, IN 46012.

Anderson University is a private Christian university in central Indiana, located near Money’s #1 Best Places to Live in 2017 and Town & Country Magazine’s #1 Best Place to Live. Anderson University continues to be recognized as one of America’s top colleges by U.S. News and World Report, and The Princeton Review. Established in 1917 by the Church of God (Anderson, Ind.), Anderson University offers more than 50 undergraduate majors and graduate programs in business and theology. The University’s location in the central part of the state allows easy access to state parks, several boating lakes, and beautiful farmland. The close proximity to Indianapolis, the state’s capital, offers a full range of cultural and entertainment amenities.