Biology (Anatomy)

Northwestern College invites applications for a faculty position (open rank) in biology to begin in the summer of 2020. The ideal candidate holds a graduate degree in anatomy or other biological/medical field and will bring enthusiasm, experience and energy in the development of clinically relevant didactic basic sciences content to graduate and undergraduate students and engage students in their research and scholarly agenda. The successful candidate can expect to teach courses primarily in the areas of human anatomy and physiology. Other courses may include histology, neuroscience, pathophysiology or a different area of specialization. Hiring preference will be given to persons with teaching experience using human cadavers and who are eager to also integrate technology into the learning experience. Northwestern College recently remodeled and expanded its cadaver lab and teaching spaces in anticipation of offering new graduate programs in health care fields.  

The candidate will exhibit a love of Christ and an embrace of the Gospel, and support the college’s mission as expressed in our Statement of Christian Identity, Vision for Learning and Vision for Diversity. Northwestern College is affiliated with the Reformed Church in America. We seek faculty invested in teaching, a program of scholarly activity, and the mission of excellence in the liberal arts, as a vital expression of commitment to Christ’s redemptive work in the world. Accordingly, Northwestern College seeks to more fully reflect the cultural and ethnic diversity of the body of Christ in its faculty, staff, administration and students. Women and candidates from historically underrepresented groups are enthusiastically encouraged to apply.

Apply online below and send a letter of interest in which you (1) describe your teaching experience and (2) scholarly trajectory; and (3) discuss how the following statements would inform and shape your teaching and scholarship: our Statement of Christian Identity, Vision for Learning, and Vision for Diversity. Include a current curriculum vitae/resume and send to vpaa@nwciowa.edu.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

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