Dordt University is currently seeking a health sciences faculty
member whose primary responsibilities include teaching courses in
human anatomy and physiology and also serving as Chief Pre-Health
Advisor, connecting students and the institution with healthcare
professionals, businesses, professional organizations, and other
networks. This faculty member will serve as a member of the Biology
department, which has several degrees and program tracks in Biology
and also offers courses and supports students in other degree
programs (such as Nursing, Chemistry, Agriculture, Environmental
Studies, and Health & Human Performance) and pre-professional
tracks (such as pre-med, pre-physical therapy, pre-vet,
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.
- Teaching opportunities include introductory and advanced
courses in anatomy and physiology and possible additional health
science related sub-discipline courses such as histology,
developmental biology, immunology, neurobiology, epidemiology,
infectious disease, nutrition, or pharmacology, 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
Dordt University provides robust support for faculty development,
academic service, and scholarship.
The university seeks candidates with an
earned doctoral degree in biology (PhD) or a health science related
field (MD, DPT, DO, etc.); 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 the
health sciences. 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.