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Biochemistry Faculty

Employer
Dordt University
Location
Sioux Center, Iowa, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Oct 13, 2023

Job Details



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.

https://www.dordt.edu/about-dordt/job-openings

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.

Company

Dordt University

Dordt is a private institution of higher education, committed to the Reformed Christian perspective. Located in the heart of the Midwest in the thriving community of Sioux Center, Iowa, Dordt seeks to provide a holistic learning experience for our students, in which they can develop Christian insight to discern and challenge the worldviews of our age in light of God's Word from a Reformed perspective.

With more than 300 employees—including faculty, staff, coaches, and adjunct faculty—Dordt enjoys a great spirit of collaboration and community in which all are committed to helping our students grow through the integration of faith and learning opportunities.

Associated with the Christian Reformed Church, Dordt College was founded in 1955 in Sioux Center, Iowa and welcomes all students who are interested in a biblical, Christ-centered education. Today, as an accredited Christian liberal arts university, we're on a mission to cultivate the next generation of servant-leaders, who will saturate their relationships and communities with the Gospel of Jesus Christ.

Dordt takes its Reformed Christian perspective seriously at all levels of faculty hiring, development, and performance review. Applicants must demonstrate a Christian faith commitment in agreement with Scripture and the basic tenets of the Reformed faith; they must also articulate how their Christian convictions are reflected in their teaching and scholarship. Dordt faculty members continually work to develop and communicate their understanding of how their Reformed worldview influences how they approach their discipline and their task as educator and scholars.

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