Assistant Professor of Biology
Description of Job
The Division of Biological Sciences at Edgewood College invites applications for a tenure-track position as an Assistant Professor of Biology to begin Fall 2023. We seek a broadly-trained biologist with a strong commitment to undergraduate teaching and research. The successful candidate will have experience teaching anatomy and physiology. Candidates with research expertise in exercise science, sports medicine, nutrition or similar fields are especially encouraged to apply.
Successful candidates will have a demonstrated commitment to promoting diversity, inclusion, and multicultural competence in an educational and work environment and must be willing to contribute to the college's strategic plan of inclusion.
The successful candidate will teach a two-semester sequence of Anatomy and Physiology lecture and laboratory course to biology majors, pre-health professionals, and nursing students and will have the opportunity to develop upper-level courses that reflect their personal strengths and training. It is expected that the successful candidate will collaborate with other Anatomy and Physiology instructors and assist in laboratory setup. The faculty member will collaborate with undergraduates in original research in their field of study that provides meaningful experiences for undergraduate students. In addition, they will serve as an academic advisor to biology majors and minors and contribute to departmental and college governance and service. An ideal candidate will be capable of building collaborative relationships with peers both inside and outside the division.
Necessary Education or Work Experience
- A PhD degree in the biological sciences with training in anatomy, physiology or a related field.
- Experience teaching laboratory courses in anatomy and physiology.
- Experience and a strong interest in teaching undergraduate students.
- A proven track record of scientific research and a commitment to engage undergraduate students in meaningful research experiences.
Edgewood College, a Catholic college sponsored by the Dominican Sisters of Sinsinawa, is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to academic excellence through diversity in its faculty, staff, and students. Candidates must demonstrate multicultural competence - the awareness, knowledge, and skills needed to work with others who are culturally different from self in meaningful, relevant, and productive ways. Applicants from traditionally underrepresented populations including women and racial and ethnic minorities are especially encouraged to apply. The selected candidate must actively support the mission of the College by working with faculty, staff and students to share in our core values - truth, compassion, justice, partnership, and community.
Applications received by December 2nd, 2022 will be given first consideration, although applications will be accepted until the position has been filled. Send a letter of application, CV, teaching philosophy, statement of research interests, diversity statement (a summary of your contributions or planned contributions to diversity and inclusion), and a list of three (3) references to:
Human Resources - ABPA
1000 Edgewood College Drive
Madison, WI 53711
Equal Opportunity Employer