The Department of Sciences and Mathematics at Simpson University has vibrant programs in biology, kinesiology and pre-nursing (in support of our Betty M. Dean School of Nursing) and provides rigorous scientific curriculum within the context of Christian higher education. Students in these programs are provided educational preparation for diverse fields including allied health, environmental science, biotechnology, exercise science, athletic training and education, among many others.
The Department invites applications for a full-time Assistant Professor in Biology beginning fall 2021. We are seeking an enthusiastic and energetic individual with an abiding faith in Jesus Christ and a strong commitment to teaching excellence, scholarship, university and community service and program development. The successful candidate will be responsible for teaching and advising undergraduate students in our biology program. This individual will be responsible for curriculum design, assessment and evaluation for these degree programs. Additional responsibilities will include service to the department and the university, as well as research/scholarship activities.
Preference will be given to PhD or MD applicants in the appropriate fields of study as well as those applicants with prior teaching experience as well as employment experience within the biological sciences and allied healthcare; ABD applicants and applicants with a master’s degree will be considered. Evidence of teaching excellence, a promising scholarly agenda, and professional activities are also required. Other responsibilities include advising undergraduates, committee assignments, and service to the campus and community. All candidates should have the ability to teach both lecture and laboratory coursework. All candidates should have a strong commitment to diversity, inclusion and equity.
Applicants must apply online at http://simpsonu.edu/Pages/About/HR/Employment.htm with a cover letter, cv, teaching philosophy, and personal essay regarding the integration of faith and higher education. Review of applications will begin December 15, 2020. The position remains open until filled.
Simpson University is an evangelical, Christian university of liberal arts and professional studies in Redding, California. Affiliate with the Christian and missionary Alliance, Simpson University maintains a focus on servant leadership through undergraduate, graduate and continuing education programs. As an equal opportunity employer, we are committed to excellence through diversity and welcome applications from women, persons of color, and member of historically underrepresented groups.
Please apply through our website at: http://simpsonu.edu/Pages/About/HR/Employment.htm
About Simpson University
Simpson University, California’s only Christian university north of Sacramento, has been educating and shaping world-influencers for nearly 100 years. Fully accredited, Simpson offers 25 liberal arts and professional studies degrees, an adult degree-completion program, graduate studies, and credential programs, serving more than 1,000 students a year.
One of four schools of higher education of The Christian and Missionary Alliance denomination, Simpson’s students come from all over the world – the majority from California. More than 30 percent of traditional undergraduates are first-generation college students, and ethnic diversity characterizes almost one-third of the population.
Nearly two-thirds of Simpson’s full-time faculty members hold the highest degree in their field of study and come from major universities around the U.S. They are award-winning scholars, writers and composers who choose to be in an academic environment where they can integrate faith and learning. With a ratio of one professor for every 11 students, Simpson offers an intensely personal classroom experience. Students are encouraged to engage in original research projects with professors, resulting in publications and national presentations that boost their graduate school and career prospects.