Assistant Professor of Biology, Tenure Track

Location
Arkansas, United States
Salary
Salary Commensurate with experience
Posted
Nov 10, 2020
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

The Department of Biology at Ouachita Baptist University invites applications for an entry-level, tenure-track position beginning Fall 2021.  Ph.D. in any biological field required.  Ideal candidates should demonstrate a background in biomedical sciences, though any innovative candidate with a strong interest in teaching undergraduates using course-embedded research experiences will be considered.  Furthermore, the ideal candidate is expected to embrace inclusive pedagogy techniques intended to attract and retain a diverse student population.  The candidate’s primary teaching load will consist of Anatomy and Physiology, Histology, and a non-majors science course.  A successful candidate will show aptitude and inclination for engaging undergraduates in research, both through individual mentored research as well as course-embedded undergraduate research experiences (CUREs).  Start-up funds may be available, contingent on grant funding.  Ouachita Baptist University is located in Arkadelphia, Arkansas, and is a private liberal arts institution dedicated to undergraduate instruction. The job entails a collegial commitment to professional, university, and community service as well as advising students and supporting the institution’s Christian mission; see the University’s vision, mission, and values statements.  Review of applications will begin January 19, 2021.  Candidates from under-represented minorities are encouraged to apply.  Ouachita Baptist University embraces Equal Opportunity and seeks to develop a diverse faculty for the benefit of our students.  Interested individuals should submit a letter of application describing how your expertise will enhance our department, a statement of research interests including how your interests will be incorporated into an undergraduate research program, a statement of teaching philosophy highlighting inclusive pedagogy and evidence of teaching effectiveness, a curriculum vitae including a list of three references, and graduate transcripts at: https://obu.edu/biology/hiring.php For more information, contact Dr. Jim Taylor, Chair, Biology Faculty Search Committee at taylorj@obu.edu.