Assistant/Associate Professor of Biology

  • Tabor College
  • Hillsboro, KS, USA
  • Feb 23, 2021
Full time Biology/Biotechnology/Life Sciences Education: (i.e. Schools/Colleges of Education)

Job Description


Tabor College announces a faculty opening for a tenure-track Assistant/Associate Professor of Biology. A successful candidate will have earned a Masters Degree that required a thesis or Ph.D. in a biology-related field. The faculty member will teach courses including, but not limited to, Botany and Zoology with both lecture and laboratory sections. A normal teaching load is 24 credits each year. The main responsibility is teaching multiple undergraduate courses. Other responsibilities include a scholarly agenda (including conducting research with students), vocational mentoring, academic advising, recruiting, committee service, and additional duties as assigned.

Beginning date: August 2021.

Rank/Salary: Commensurate with faculty salary schedule.

Preferred and Required Qualifications


  • Master’s degree required, terminal degree preferred.
  • Commitment to teaching and service in the context of a Christian liberal arts college is essential.
  • A creative approach to innovation and program development highly desired.

Application Details

Candidates are requested to submit the following:

  • Letter of application
  • Current curriculum vitae
  • Research statement
  • Transcripts (unofficial accepted for initial review)
  • List of 3-5 references that can be contacted if necessary

Send application materials via email to Misty Smithson-Kahrs, Personnel & Benefits Manager, at

Closing Date: Review of applications will begin immediately and proceed until conclusion.

Tabor College is a Christian liberal arts institution with a mission to prepare people for a life of learning, work, and service for Christ and his kingdom. The successful candidate must readily embrace the mission (see and theological identity of Tabor College (

Women and Minority candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

Tabor College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. As an educational institution operating under the auspices of the United States Conference of Mennonite Brethren Churches, Tabor College is permitted, and reserves the right, to prefer employees on the basis of Religion (Title VII, Section 702-703, United States Civil Rights Act of 1964 as amended).


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