Assistant Professor of Biology

Arkansas, United States
Salary Not specified
Jan 22, 2021
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
Assistant Professor of Biology 

Lyon College invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position in biology,  beginning August 2021. Ph.D. in Biology or Physiology required. Responsibilities include teaching  introductory-level courses in biology, natural science, histology and animal physiology with an  emphasis on aquatic vertebrates, as well as courses in biology in the liberal arts core curriculum,  and establishing a successful research program involving undergraduates. Lyon College is a  USN&WR “top tier” national liberal arts college affiliated with the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.).  

Lyon College is located in the foothills of the Ozarks in Batesville, Arkansas, a safe and convenient  town of 10,000 that serves as commercial, medical, social, and governmental hub for an eight county area. The College enrolls over 700 students from twenty-five states and eleven foreign  countries on its picturesque 136-acre campus. Entering freshmen have an average HSGPA of 3.6  and an average ACT of 25. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled. Interested candidates should send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of  teaching philosophy, research interests, and the names, addresses, phone numbers, and e-mail  addresses of three current references to: Dr. David Thomas, Chair, Biology Search Committee.  Electronic submissions are required and should be sent to Review of  applications will begin immediately. Lyon College is an equal opportunity employer. For more  information about Lyon College visit our website at