Job ID: 180336

Full-Time Faculty Appointment in the Department of Biological Sciences: Anatomy, Physiology, or Neuroscience (Tenure Track)

Bethel University

  • Mar. 2, 2022
  • Full-Time Faculty Appointment in the Department of Biological Sciences: Anatomy, Physiology, or Neuroscience (Tenure Track)
  • Biological Sciences
  • Bethel University
    Arden Hills, MN
  • Open until Filled
  • August 2022
  • Research Professor
    Assistant Professor
    Associate Professor
  • Biology - Neuroscience/Neurobiology
    Biology - General

Job Summary:
The department of Biological Sciences at Bethel University invites applications for up to 3 faculty positions to support our highly successful and robust pre-health care programs. The positions include opportunities for full-time tenure track positions as well as non-tenure track Associate Faculty or Clinical Faculty positions and will begin August 2022 or later. We are seeking candidates that hold an appropriate academic or clinical terminal degree in a variety of fields who are interested in teaching courses in anatomy, physiology, or neuroscience. Candidates with clinical experience are encouraged to apply and prior teaching experience is a desirable added qualification.

The department is particularly interested in applicants who can advance the university’s goals for diversity, equity, and inclusion. We welcome applicants from groups that are underrepresented in higher education as we aim to achieve Inclusive Excellence at Bethel University.

The successful candidates should:

● Be committed to excellence in teaching and mentoring undergraduate majors and non-majors in a liberal arts setting.
● Engage in ongoing professional and/or scholarly development, and lead a research program involving undergraduates.
● Have the ability to teach a variety of courses commensurate with the candidate’s qualifications including introductory biology courses, anatomy, physiology, and/or neuroscience, as well as upper-level biology courses.
● Promote culturally competent content, research and pedagogy that prepare students for effective service functioning in increasingly diverse environments.

Teaching is the primary responsibility of faculty. The normal teaching load consists of 7 courses during each academic year. Both classroom and laboratory instruction count toward that total. The successful candidate will teach core and elective courses at all levels for Biology and related majors. Additional duties include service opportunities (academic advising, university committee service, and involvement at the departmental level), as well as the potential to mentor undergraduates in research and/or internship experiences.

All candidates who have completed appropriate academic or clinical terminal degrees will be considered. Prior teaching experience and/or postdoctoral research or clinical work is desirable; evidence of ongoing professional and/or scholarly development preferred. Applicants with laboratory or clinical research experience are encouraged to apply.

PhD., MD, or equivalent terminal degree in a variety of fields. Preference will be given to candidates with degrees, scholarly, or clinical work in the fields of Anatomy, Physiology or Neuroscience.

Position open: August 2022

Academic Affairs
College of Arts & Sciences
Bethel University
3900 Bethel Drive
St. Paul, MN 55112
The candidate must be committed to the liberal arts educational mission and evangelical Christian orientation of the University and demonstrate commitment to excellence in undergraduate teaching, mentoring students, and maintaining an active program of scholarship.

  • Bethel seeks to recruit, retain, support, and develop a diverse workforce that contributes to our educational and Christ-centered mission. Bethel encourages candidates to apply who can assist the University to develop a faculty that reflects the diversity of people in God’s kingdom through a variety of ethnicities, cultures, and lived experiences. The candidate should demonstrate the ability to contribute to Bethel’s anti-racism efforts and cross-cultural understanding.
    Learn more about our commitment to diversity in hiring.
    Bethel University is a leader in Christ-centered higher education with approximately 5,000 students from 48 states and 32 countries enrolled in undergraduate, graduate, seminary, and adult education programs. Based in St. Paul, Minnesota, Bethel offers bachelor’s and advanced degrees in nearly 100 fields. Educationally excellent classroom-based and online programs equip graduates to make exceptional contributions in life-long service to God and the world.
    Bethel employs qualified individuals of all races, colors, national origin, sex, disability status, age, marital status, genetic information, veteran status, familial status, and status with regard to public assistance. Individuals must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodations.

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