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Assistant Professor in Biology

Wartburg College
Waverly, Iowa
Posted Date
Dec 12, 2022

DATE ANNOUNCED: December 2022

POSITION: Faculty in Biology; tenure-track

TITLE: Assistant Professor in Biology


DEADLINE: Screening of applications begins January 13th and continues until position is filled.


Ph.D. by September 2023 in Biology or related discipline; ability to teach upper-level majors' Anatomy and Physiology, other biology courses and willingness to contribute to general education and team-taught courses; dissection experience with a willingness to supervise cadaver dissection; evidence of potential for teaching excellence; promise of continued scholarly activity; and willingness to support the mission of the College. Preference will be given to candidates with college-level Anatomy and Physiology teaching, cadaver dissection experience, health professions advising and research experience, and expertise that complements current faculty.


Teach (the equivalent of) three 14-week undergraduate courses in both fall and winter terms including a two-semester Anatomy and Physiology sequence for majors, with opportunities to rotate into the senior research course and introductory biology, as well as one 4-week May term course; mentor seniors in research; advise students in the health professions; engage in scholarship and service appropriate to the liberal arts setting.

SALARY: Competitive

CONTRACT: Nine-month, tenure-track contract.


Send curriculum vita, unofficial graduate transcripts, contact information for three professional references, and a letter of application describing your teaching, scholarship, and service experience/interests and how these will support the distinctive mission and institutional learning outcomes of Wartburg College. In the application letter, please also address any experiences you have working with diverse groups of students. This information should be submitted electronically to: or by regular mail to: Jamie Hollaway, Director of Human Resources, Wartburg College, 100 Wartburg Blvd., Waverly, IA 50677-1003.  For specific inquiries contact Stephanie Toering Peters, chair of the search committee ( For further information about the college and the city of Waverly, see For information about the Biology Department, see Wartburg College requires a criminal background check for position finalists.


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