Title Assistant Professor of Biology
Appointment Status Tenure Track
Department IUPUC Science
IUPUC—Indiana University-Purdue University Columbus—has delivered high-quality
undergraduate and graduate degree programs aligned with and responsive to
regional educational needs since 1970. Applications are being accepted for an
Assistant Professor position in the biology program in the Division of Science
IUPUC is located in Columbus, Indiana, and enrolls between 1,500 and 1,800
students annually. Columbus is located one hour south of Indianapolis, 1¼
hours from Louisville, and 1½ hours from Cincinnati. Columbus is a unique
midwestern community with a population of 46,000 known for its world class
architecture. The American Institute of Architects ranked Columbus sixth in
the nation for architectural innovation and design – right behind Chicago, New
York, Boston, San Francisco, and Washington, D.C. There are wonderful programs
for young children, many parks, excellent philharmonic orchestra, and people
trails. The community is also well known for its culture and its predilection
for innovation. For further information visit https:// www. iupuc.edu/ and
University-sponsored benefit plans are a significant part of Indiana
University's total compensation package. You may want to go to
www. hr.iu.edu/benefits to learn more about the resources, services, and other
generous benefits available to Indiana University employees.
A tenure track appointment is available on August 1, 2022, at the rank of
Assistant Professor in the Division of Science at IUPUC.
REQUIREMENTS: Candidates should have a Ph.D. or equivalent in one of the
specialty areas, or a related field.
Qualified candidate will teach lectures and labs in one or more of the
following areas of specialty: human anatomy, physiology, cell biology,
microbiology, or biochemistry. This role is expected to teach courses in
general biology for majors and non-majors. The successful candidate should
have experience teaching undergraduate biology courses. Two laboratory
classrooms with preparation areas are available for research activities.
Candidates with a research focus on the scholarship of teaching and learning
are encouraged to apply. In addition, the candidate needs to have the ability
and interest to work with a diverse student population. IUPUC seeks applicants
with a desire to improve conditions in and access to higher education for
underrepresented students. Strong oral and written communication skills are a
must. Successful teaching at the university level is very important.
Department Contact for Questions
Qualified applicants interested in the position must apply online at
https: // jobs.iu.edu/
Interested candidates should review the application requirements and submit a
curriculum vitae, names and contact information for three references, and a
letter of interest. Review of applications begins immediately and will
continue until a candidate is selected.
Questions regarding the position can be directed to Dr. James Mendez via email
PREFERENCES: Two semesters of experience in teaching traditional and non-
traditional undergraduate students and demonstrated capacity to collaborate
with faculty across disciplines is preferred. Preference will be given to
candidates with a record of teaching one or more of the following: human
anatomy, physiology, cell biology, microbiology, or biochemistry. Preference
will also be given to applicants who have a record of teaching and serving
underrepresented populations and first-generation college students and a
demonstrated commitment to student and community engagement.
Salary and Rank
For Best Consideration Date
Expected Start Date 08/01/2022
OAA # IN-COLU-CSCN-22002
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Letter of Application
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