Assistant Professor of Biology

Missouri, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Nov 04, 2020
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Cottey College, a private liberal arts and sciences institution for women, invites applications for a tenure-track position in biology, to start August 2021. We are seeking an innovative instructor to teach undergraduate courses in anatomy & physiology and principles of biology. Preference will be given to candidates who can also teach cell biology, microbiology or cadaver dissection, or has an interest in overseeing a cadaver lab. The successful candidate should demonstrate a strong interest in undergraduate teaching and a willingness to mentor undergraduates involved in scholarly activities such as independent research. The candidate should have a desire to participate in the growth and development of the biology program as well as work with an interdisciplinary scholarly community. A Ph.D. in biology or a doctorate in a medical field is preferred. Candidates with an expected completion of a doctorate by Fall 2021 will be considered. Additional duties will include recruitment, advising, and service to the college. Course load is typically 24 contact hours per academic year.


Review of applications begins immediately, and continues until the position is filled. Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vita, two-page statement of teaching philosophy and research interests, copies of transcripts, and the contact information for three references. Application materials should be submitted by email as Word or PDF documents to Dr. Joann Bangs, VPAA, Cottey College, Nevada, MO 64772. E-mail:; Phone: 417-667-8181. Further information about Cottey is available at Cottey College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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