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Assistant or Associate Professor of Biology

Biola University
Biola University, La Mirada
Assistant Professor: $77,469- $84,166 annually, Associate Professor: $91,080 - $103,024 annually
Date posted
Jan 27, 2024

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Position Type
Faculty Positions
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Assistant or Associate Professor of Biology

We invite applications for a full-time tenure-track faculty position in the Department of Biological Sciences at the Assistant or Associate Professor level, to begin in August 2024.

Applicants must have earned a Ph.D. in Biological Science, Cellular or Molecular Biology, Microbiology, Genetics, or a related discipline before the position start date. Preference will be given to excellent communicators with teaching experience, a track record of original research and publication as well as experience leading research projects with undergraduate students. Candidates should be able to demonstrate their willingness to work effectively with diverse populations and their desire to promote collegial and collaborative working relationships with faculty, staff and students. 

The faculty member will teach various lecture and laboratory courses in Cellular and Molecular Biology, Genetics, or Microbiology to undergraduate students in biology and pre-nursing programs depending on the candidate’s area of expertise. Responsibilities also include advising and mentoring students, developing and assessing curriculum and serving on school or department committees. Faculty members are expected to remain current in their field by conducting research and being active in their professional organizations.

The School of Science, Technology, and Health (SSTH) serves both graduate and undergraduate students. The undergraduate program of the SSTH is the largest among the nine schools that comprise Biola University. Our mission is to train professionals who are grounded in a Christian worldview, are intellectually and technically proficient and are prepared to provide clear moral leadership in their respective fields. Our school is committed to a biblical vision of unity where diverse believers work together as one body under the lordship of Christ. Candidates from diverse backgrounds, cultures and experiences are encouraged to apply.

Biola is an evangelical Christian university in which faculty endorse a university statement of Christian faith and community values, and are committed to the integration of faith and learning.  Candidates must be willing to support Biola’s mission, and preference will be given to applicants who demonstrate a clear commitment to the integration of faith into their scholarship and teaching. Biola serves a student body of approximately 5,500 undergraduate and graduate students and is accredited by WASC. 

As a private Christian University, Biola seeks faculty whose personal theological beliefs are in agreement with the Biola Theological Positions and maintain a lifestyle consistent with the Biola Standard of Conduct.  

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

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