Assistant or Associate Professor, Biology

Anderson University (South Carolina) and the College of Arts and Sciences invite applications for a full-time, nine-month faculty member in the area of Biology. The position is full-time, nine-month with a start date of August 2020. An earned doctorate in biology or a related discipline from a regionally accredited institution is preferred; an ABD or master’s degree will be considered. Experience teaching at the undergraduate level is also preferred. Screening will begin immediately and continue until the job is filled. Faculty rank and status will be determined at the time of appointment based upon the degrees, experience, and record of scholarship.

The faculty member will be expected to teach undergraduate biology classes in the areas of botany and environmental science. Priority will be given to faculty members who can also support departmental demand in an additional field of biology, such as genetics, molecular biology, anatomy and physiology, parasitology or other relevant field. Biology faculty maintain a teaching load of 24 credit hours per academic year, supervise undergraduate research projects, and advise.

Anderson University is Located in South Carolina’s Upstate region, in a growing and thriving community with award-winning public schools with convenient access to major cities and year-round outdoor recreation. AU is an academic community affiliated with the South Carolina Baptist Convention, providing a challenging education grounded in the liberal arts, enhanced by professional and graduate programs and a co-curricular focus on the development of character, servant leadership, and cultural engagement. An innovative, entrepreneurial, premier comprehensive, liberal arts institution, faculty at AU are committed to the integration of faith and learning.

Applicants must submit a digital cover letter of application, curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, and an AU faculty applicationto: Chair, Biology Search Committee, C/O Ms. Jennifer Campbell, Administrative Assistant, College of Arts & Sciences, via

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