Assistant Professor of Biology and Health Sciences

Arkansas, United States
Competitive Salary
May 04, 2021
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
Assistant Professor of Biology and Health Sciences   Hendrix College invites applications for a two-year term position for an Assistant Professor of Biology and Health Sciences to begin in August 2021. The College seeks to extend its tradition of excellence in teaching and scholarship by attracting faculty who combine mastery of their disciplines with broad intellectual interests and commitment to the aims of a liberal arts college. The successful candidate will be broadly trained in Biology and will teach courses in the Biology or Health Sciences curriculum, with preference going to those able to teach anatomy and physiology and support introductory courses related to a variety of biological science disciplines. Visit the department's website for more curricular information: ( Teaching load is six course equivalents per year (one course equivalent comprises one lecture or two lab sections). Doctorate is preferred; ABD will be considered.   Applications should include a cover letter addressing the candidate’s interest in teaching in a demanding liberal arts environment, a curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching interests, evidence of teaching effectiveness, undergraduate and graduate transcripts, and a statement of scholarly interest. Online submissions are strongly encouraged and may be made at: In addition, three letters of recommendation should be requested and sent by e-mail to Address cover letter to Dr. Matthew Moran, Chair of Biology and Health Sciences.     Hendrix is a distinguished liberal arts college located in Conway, Arkansas, thirty miles from Little Rock at the foothills of the Ozark Mountains. The College, affiliated with the United Methodist Church, has a strong commitment to excellence in teaching liberal arts.  The Hendrix College diversity and inclusion statement can be found at:  

Hendrix College strives to maintain an environment free from discrimination and harassment, where members of the Hendrix Community treat each other with respect, dignity and courtesy. The College adheres to the principle of equal educational and employment opportunity without regard to age, race, color, religion, gender, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, or national origin.

The following individuals have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies:

Shawn Goicoechea, Assistant Director of Human Resources & Title IX Deputy Coordinator 1600 Washington Ave, Conway, AR 72032 501-450-1415

Julie Brown, Director of Academic Success and Section 504 Coordinator, (not for applications), 501-505-2954

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