Biology

Northwestern College invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track faculty position (assistant or associate professor) in biology to begin August 15, 2022. The successful candidate can expect to teach human physiology and associated biomedical courses (e.g. pharmacology, pathophysiology, neuroscience) in the undergraduate program. There may also be opportunity to teach similar courses in the physician assistant graduate program curriculum. The teaching load for this position is 24 hours per academic year, along with expectations for scholarship and service.

Required Qualifications: Candidates must hold a graduate degree in physiology or a related biomedical field (e.g. pharmacology) and demonstrate effective teaching of human physiology. Candidates will exhibit a love of Christ, 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.

Preferred Qualifications: Preference will be given to candidates with a terminal degree, undergraduate teaching experience and those who can engage students in their research/scholarly agendas. An ideal candidate will also bring enthusiasm, experience and energy in the development of relevant didactic basic sciences content and is eager to integrate technology into the learning experience.

Northwestern College’s new science facilities offer excellent spaces for both teaching and research. In addition, small classes, eager students, collegial faculty and integrative curricula produce a fulfilling educational environment.

Northwestern College seeks to reflect more fully 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 on Nov. 29, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled.

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