Assistant or Associate Professor of Biology


University of Mary


Professor of Biology (Assistant or Associate Professor)


The University of Mary invites applications for a full-time position in Biology to begin Fall 2024. Rank and salary are commensurate with qualifications and experience. A doctorate degree in Biology, or a closely related field, is required by the time of employment. This position will involve teaching majors and non-majors introductory biology courses as well as courses in the applicant’s area of expertise.


While candidates with expertise in any area of biology are invited, applicants with an interest in wildlife or conservation biology will be given preference. A willingness to take contribute to our active Wildlife Management & Conservation Biology Concentration would be beneficial. Applicants should understand, support, and advance the liberal arts, excel in teaching at the undergraduate level, and be willing to join other active program faculty in developing a research agenda appropriate for participation by undergraduate science majors.


All faculty are expected to demonstrate a willingness to support and advance the Christian, Catholic, and Benedictine Mission and Identity of the University of Mary (see https://www.umary.edu/about/mission-identity). All faculty are expected to participate in the on-going implementation of Ex Corde Ecclesiae, the apostolic constitution on Catholic colleges and universities, and to help foster a culture of ready and earnest hospitality in the School of Arts and Sciences and throughout the university in accord with Saint Benedict’s admonition that all be received as Christ.


The University of Mary is a private, Christian, Catholic, Benedictine university that welcomes students of all faiths and backgrounds. Infusing Benedictine values throughout the educational experience, Mary offers distinguished, professionally-focused academic programs enlivened by the liberal arts, global and civic service, robust internships, and mentoring by respected faculty. As one of the most affordable private universities in the nation, Mary offers exceptional educational value as well as outstanding scholarship and financial aid opportunities. The University of Mary is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association.


For more information on the University of Mary, please watch a short video at: https://youtu.be/Go37Hy6QrVsvi and visit www.umary.edu.


To apply, please provide:


• a cover letter that addresses your interest in the position, and commitment to supporting the mission of the University of Mary

• a curriculum vitae

• a statement of teaching experience and philosophy

• a brief statement of research interests, specifying how undergraduates might be involved in future projects

• official or unofficial transcripts from all colleges and universities attended

• arrange to have at least three references letters sent to: mailto:employment@umary.edu. Please mention Biology 2024 on the subject line of all email messages.


Applications received before May 31,2024 will be given highest priority.


Equal Opportunity Employer


To apply, please visit: https://apptrkr.com/5291943


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