Assistant/Associate Professor in Biology

California, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Apr 13, 2021
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Full-Time Faculty Position in Biology

The Department of Sciences and Mathematics at Simpson University invites applications for a full-time Assistant/Associate Professor in Biology beginning August 15, 2021, pending budgetary approval. The successful candidate should be prepared to teach upper-division courses in cellular biology, genetics, and biochemistry, as well as introductory biology courses in the general education curriculum.  A commitment to the Christian mission of a small residential liberal arts institution is essential.


Candidates should have a Ph.D. in biology or a related field, with an emphasis in cellular/molecular biology, genetics, and/or biochemistry. All candidates should have the ability to teach both lecture and laboratory coursework.  Evidence of teaching excellence, a promising research agenda, and a strong commitment to diversity, inclusion, and equity. Other responsibilities include advising undergraduates, curriculum design, assessment for degree program, and service to the campus and community.


Applicants must apply online at with a cover letter, resume, teaching philosophy, and personal essay regarding the integration of faith and higher education. Review of applications will begin April 15, 2021. The position remains open until filled.

Inquiries can be made to:

Berkeley Shorthill, Ph.D.

Chair, Department of Sciences & Mathematics

Simpson University

The Department of Sciences and Mathematics at Simpson University has vibrant programs in biology, kinesiology and pre-nursing (in support of our Betty M. Dean School of Nursing) and provides rigorous scientific curriculum within the context of Christian higher education.  Students in these programs are provided educational preparation for diverse fields including allied health, environmental science, biotechnology, exercise science, athletic training and education, among many others. 

Simpson University is an evangelical, Christian university of liberal arts and professional studies in Redding, California. Affiliate with the Christian and missionary Alliance, Simpson University maintains a focus on servant leadership through undergraduate, graduate and continuing education programs. As an equal opportunity employer, we are committed to excellence through diversity and welcome applications from women, persons of color, and member of historically underrepresented groups.

Please apply online at: