Biochemistry Faculty

Dordt University
Iowa, United States
Salary Not Specified
Start date
Oct 13, 2023

Dordt University is currently seeking a biochemistry faculty member whose primary responsibilities include teaching courses in biochemistry and some combination of organic chemistry, molecular biology, or related courses in line with their experience and qualifications. This faculty member will hold a joint appointment within the Biology and Chemistry departments, which offer several degrees and program tracks in biology and chemistry and also offer courses and support students in other degree programs (such as Nursing, Agriculture, Environmental Studies, and Health & Human Performance) and pre-professional tracks (such as pre-med, pre-physical therapy, pre-vet, etc.).

Responsibilities: Dordt faculty advance the mission of the university through contributions to Reformational teaching and scholarship, student recruitment and retention, campus and community service, Core program support, and ongoing professional and program development.
  • Teach introductory and advanced courses in biochemistry, molecular biology, and other potential areas such as organic chemistry, synthetic chemistry, bioinformatics, genetics, or microbiology, in line with the candidate's experience and qualifications.
  • Our professors engage in scholarship and academic service within Dordt University's growing and highly collaborative community of faculty and students. The successful candidate will regularly involve students in research or lead students in other scholarly activity.
Dordt University provides robust support for faculty development, academic service, and scholarship.

Qualifications: The university seeks candidates with an earned doctoral degree in biology, chemistry, biochemistry, or a related field; a master's degree in one of these areas or equivalent experience is required. Experience in teaching is preferred, and/or work experience or research that focuses on leading, teaching, and learning in the field of biology or chemistry. A commitment to excellence in college-level teaching, including curriculum design, classroom management, and ongoing student learning assessment is required.

To apply: Qualified persons committed to a Reformational Christian perspective and educational philosophy are encouraged to read the detailed job description and follow the full-time application process at the link below. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Dordt University endeavors to diversify its staff within the framework of its mission. The commitment of the university to nondiscrimination on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, national or ethnic origin, or race is consistent with federal and state requirements for nondiscrimination in employment.

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