Assistant Professor of Biology

  • Trine University
  • Angola, IN
  • Apr 02, 2021
Full time Biology/Biotechnology/Life Sciences

Job Description

The Department of Science at Trine University invites applications for a full-time faculty position in Biology at the Assistant Professor rank, beginning August 2021. A Ph.D. in biology is required however promising ABD candidates will also be considered.

Applicants must demonstrate a strong commitment to undergraduate education in both the classroom and the laboratory. Primary teaching responsibilities could cover a wide range of biology courses from general biology to developmental biology and other health related courses. Candidates with a background in embryology or anatomy & physiology are especially encouraged to apply. In addition to teaching, the successful candidate will be expected to participate in campus culture, contribute to a highly collaborative department, participate in small-scale undergraduate research, and advise and mentor students.

The Department of Science at Trine University is a part of the Rinker Ross School of Health Sciences, and offers B.S. degrees in chemistry, biochemistry, biology, and forensic science. The department is housed in the Best Hall of Science and has recently moved into a new $6.6 million, 26,000 square-foot addition. The addition includes new anatomy and physiology, microbiology, biochemistry, organic, and physical/inorganic chemistry laboratories as well as space for student research. The department is well equipped with modern instrumentation including a state of the art Anatomage table.

Application materials including, a detailed curriculum vita, a statement of teaching philosophy, copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts, and three letters of recommendation. Review of applications will start immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Trine University offers a comprehensive benefit package designed to provide a variety of choices to best fit your needs and the needs of your family. Some benefits offered include:
  • Health - medical, dental, vision, flex spending, HSA accounts
  • Life Insurance - a variety of voluntary life options are available along with an employer paid employee life policy valued at 1 times annual salary
  • Paid vacation and sick time
  • Retirement - after one year of full-time service you are eligible for an employer contribution of 5% and up to an additional 5% employer match
  • Education - after 6 months of full-time service, undergraduate education benefits are available for employee, spouse, and dependent children
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