This job has expired


Northwestern College
Iowa, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Posted date
Oct 29, 2021

View more

Position Type
Faculty Positions, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Biology & Life Sciences
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
You need to sign in or create an account to save a job.

Northwestern College (Orange City, Iowa) invites applications for a full-time tenure-track faculty position (Assistant or Associate Professor) in Biology to begin August 15, 2022. The successful candidate can expect to teach human physiology and associated biomedical courses (e.g. pharmacology, pathophysiology, neuroscience) in the undergraduate program. There may also be opportunity to teach similar courses in the physician assistant graduate program curriculum. The teaching load for this position is 24 hrs per academic year, along with expectations for scholarship and service.


Required Qualifications: Candidates must hold a graduate degree in physiology or related biomedical field (e.g. pharmacology) and demonstrate effective teaching of human physiology. Candidates will exhibit a love of Christ, an embrace of the Gospel, and support the college’s mission as expressed in our Statement of Christian Identity, Vision for Learning and Vision for Diversity. Northwestern College is affiliated with the Reformed Church in America. We seek faculty invested in teaching, a program of scholarly activity, and the mission of excellence in the liberal arts, as a vital expression of commitment to Christ’s redemptive work in the world.


Preferred Qualifications: Preference will be given to candidates with a terminal degree,  undergraduate teaching experience, and those who can engage students in their research/scholarly agendas. An ideal candidate will also bring enthusiasm, experience and energy in the development of relevant didactic basic sciences content and is eager to integrate technology into the learning experience.


Interested applicants are encouraged to learn more about Northwestern College’s Biology department at Northwestern College’s new science facilities offer excellent spaces for both teaching and research. In addition, small classes, eager students, collegial faculty, and integrative curricula produce a fulfilling educational environment.


Northwestern College seeks to more fully reflect the cultural and ethnic diversity of the body of Christ in its faculty, staff, administration and students. Women and candidates from historically underrepresented groups are enthusiastically encouraged to apply.


Apply online: and send a letter of interest in which you (1) describe your teaching experience and (2) scholarly trajectory; and (3) discuss how the following statements would inform and shape your teaching and scholarship: our Statement of Christian Identity, Vision for Learning and Vision for Diversity.  Include a current curriculum vitae/resume and send to


Review of applications will begin on November 29 and continue until the position is filled.

You need to sign in or create an account to save a job.

Get job alerts

Create a job alert and receive personalised job recommendations straight to your inbox.

Create alert