The College of St. Scholastica invites applications for two tenure track biology faculty positions at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning August 2018. The successful applicants will teach biology courses for both majors and non-majors. All courses should integrate evolution as a unifying principle. Courses may include human anatomy and physiology, pathophysiology and other biology electives. The individuals who are hired will be expected to demonstrate excellence in teaching, develop an undergraduate research program, participate in faculty committee work, and foster a culture of inclusion in both the classroom and research laboratory. These are full-time, 9-month, tenure-track position.
Teach selected courses in the undergraduate sequence of human anatomy/physiology and other biology courses. Participate in the work of The College through faculty committees, governance and other opportunities. Advance a scholarship agenda. Will contribute to and participate in fostering a culture of inclusion in support of College diversity goals.
Applicants must have a doctorate in biology or related field with expertise in and ability to teach human anatomy and/or physiology. Evidence of cultural competence and demonstrated success working with diverse populations is required. Demonstrated cross-cultural communication skills and multicultural competency is a must. Preferred qualifications include college teaching experience and knowledge of health professions, human donor body dissection experience and familiarity with rules and protocols for donor body labs.
CSS was founded in 1912 under the sponsorship of the Benedictine Sisters, with a mission of providing intellectual and moral preparation for responsible living and meaningful work within the context of Catholic Benedictine values. The founding Benedictine Sisters offered courses to a class of six women students on the stately and beautiful Duluth campus. Today CSS programs are offered to more tha...n 4,400 undergraduate and graduate students on the main campus in Duluth, as well as an online campus and satellite campuses in Brainerd, Cloquet, Hibbing, Grand Rapids, Inver Grove Heights, Rochester, Austin, St. Cloud, and St. Paul. The guiding principles of the Benedictines run deep in the roots of life at CSS. The College’s mission is to develop thoughtful and engaged leaders, sharpened and sensitized by their educational experience who are prepared and committed to serving and transforming the world. The values at the heart of the College mission---community, hospitality, respect, stewardship, and love of learning---animate the college community experience.
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