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.).
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
- 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
Dordt University provides robust support for faculty development,
academic service, and scholarship.
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.
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.