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, 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.
  • 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 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 (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.

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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