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Assistant/Associate Professor of Biology/Ecology

Grove City College
Grove City, Pennsylvania
Posted Date
Aug 30, 2023

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Grove City College announces a full-time faculty opening in the Department of Biology beginning in July 2024. Successful candidates should have a Ph.D. in Forest Ecology, Landscape Ecology, Wetland Ecology, or a related field. Responsibilities include teaching introductory to advanced undergraduate biology courses in a challenging curriculum and developing innovative pedagogy. Ability and interest in teaching courses in one or more of the following areas will be considered a plus: general biology (focus on molecular and cellular biology), biostatistics, experimental design, writing in biology, dendrology, or wetland ecology and management.


Preference will be given to candidates who have demonstrated a commitment to student-faculty research and are motivated to mentor undergraduate students in research projects.


Grove City College’s Biology program houses five major programs of study, including Biology, Biology leading to Secondary Education Certification, Biology-Health, Molecular Biology, and Conservation Biology. The Biology department includes eight full-time faculty as well as over 200 students.


Candidates must demonstrate a strong potential for excellence in classroom teaching and a commitment to educating highly motivated students within the context of Grove City College’s historic Christian perspective. Salary commensurate with qualifications. 


The position will remain open until filled.  Applicant screening will begin immediately until a well-qualified candidate is found. Please send a current curriculum vitae, names and contact information of four references (three professional and one pastoral), and a letter of interest that includes an explanation of how your Christian faith represents a strong fit with Grove City College’s unique mission as a Christian college see: ( to: Mrs. Jamie N. Kimble, Associate Director of Human Resources at


Grove City College is a private educational institution noted for its academic excellence where scholarship is informed by Christian principles. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, national origin, age, ancestry, non-job-related disability, use of a guide or support animal, or any other basis prohibited by applicable law in the administration of its educational policies, admission policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other college-administrative programs.





Grove City College is a private, Christian four-year undergraduate institution. The College is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, an institutional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation.

Grove City College is also a member of the American Council on Education, the National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities, the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education, the National Association of Colleges and Employers, and the Pennsylvania Association of Colleges and Universities.

Since its founding in 1876, Grove City College, committed to Christian principles, has sought to provide liberal, scientific, and pre-professional education of the highest caliber at the lowest possible cost. In keeping with its mission, the College takes special care in selecting faculty who are experts in their chosen fields of learning, thoroughly loyal to the purposes of the College, and professing Christians.

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