Assistant or Associate Professor of Biology

Marion, Indiana
Feb 22, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


Indiana Wesleyan University seeks applications for an Assistant or Associate Professor of Biology, on the Marion, Indiana campus. The successful candidate will combine teaching with scholarly endeavors. Applicants should show evidence of personal faith in Jesus Christ, comfort with the Wesleyan-Arminian theology, and commitments to liberal learning and the integration of Christian faith in teaching and practice.  Applicants with diverse ethnic, racial, and gender perspectives are especially encouraged to apply.

Start date will be Fall 2018, pending funding.


Candidates must have an earned doctorate in the Life Sciences and an active, growing Christian faith. Offer evidence of fostering excellence in teaching, scholarship and service in a diverse and inclusive learning environment.


The Biology Department is seeking an individual to join in the training of world changing Biologists.  The successful candidate will have training in Plant Biology and Sustainable Agriculture. Preference will be given to candidates with the ability to teach and direct Principles of Biology Lectures and labs. We seek a candidate who is also committed to building and sustaining an active program of undergraduate research. The biology department at Indiana Wesleyan University has ten full-time faculty members, a strong commitment to high quality, academically rigorous teaching and a solid tradition of undergraduate research. The prospective faculty member should be willing to work collaboratively as part of our vibrant School of the Physical and Applied Sciences of 34 full-time faculty.


According to Indiana Wesleyan University employment policy, all employees must possess a strong Christian commitment and adhere to the standards outlined in the IWU Community Lifestyle Statement.


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification.  They should not be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified. In addition, nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this position at any time.

Indiana Wesleyan University is committed to equal opportunity in employment and maintaining a work environment free from all forms of unlawful discrimination. Accordingly, the University affords equal opportunity to all employees and prospective employees without regard to race, sex, color, national or ethnic origin, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, or any other status protected by law.

These have access to all the rights, privileges, and programs generally made available to employees at the University.  It does not discriminate in the administration of its policies, programs, nor during any phase of employment, including hiring, promotion, demotion, treatment during employment, rates of pay or other compensation, and termination of employment.

As an educational institution operating under The Wesleyan Church, Indiana Wesleyan University reserves and exercises its privileges under applicable law to prefer employees on the basis of religion and who are best suited to its religious purpose.

Indiana Wesleyan University is an Equal Opportunity Employer