Assistant/Associate Professor of Biology, Marian University

The Department of Biology at Marian University in Indianapolis, IN is
seeking a broadly trained, tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor
with strengths in one or more of the following areas: Genetics,
Bioinformatics, Developmental, and/or Evolutionary Biology. Preference
will be given to those showing the ability to develop an undergraduate
research program. Successful candidates will also foster student
learning through innovative pedagogy, inclusive practices, and
contributions to a research across the curriculum model that integrates
authentic, novel research projects into introductory courses for
majors.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Teach 12 load hours per semester in introductory biology core,
and/or upper level lectures and labs. Course releases may
be available for individuals participating in grant writing, research,
or developing innovative pedagogy.
Demonstrate academic excellence, the potential for distinctive
contributions to the holistic development of students, and actively
participate in the life of the campus, and help advance the mission
and values of the university.
Engage students in research, scholarship and other professional
activities.
Mentor and advise students through academic advising, clubs,
research and internship opportunities, particularly those of preprofessional or pre-medical programs.
Participate in the life of the campus and university service, including
participation in faculty governance and co-curricular programs.
Contribute to curriculum development and assessment within the
department.
Actively participate in faculty governance within the department and
across the university.

Qualifications:
Knowledge of and commitment to the mission of Marian University.
A Ph.D. in Biology or related field.
Demonstrated potential for excellence and innovation in studentcentered instruction.
Demonstrated interest in science teaching pedagogy, curriculum
and program development.
Potential for ongoing research, publication and activity in
professional associations.
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
Demonstrated ability to collaborate with colleagues of diverse
backgrounds.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the
position is filled. Applications require a letter of application, a current
CV, contact information for three references, and statements of
research interests and teaching philosophy. All applications should be
submitted to hr@marian.edu (mailto:hr@marian.edu).