Assistant Professor of Biology

Job description

Defiance College invites applications and nominations for a qualified candidate to fill a full-time tenure-track faculty position in Biology. The appointment will commence Fall 2021.

Teaching responsibilities include introductory level courses in Biology and in the applicant’s area of expertise. Candidates that have experience teaching field ecology, botany, and zoology are desirable. The successful candidate must be a committed educator with previous teaching experience in higher education with evidence of effectiveness at the introductory level; the desire to develop an undergraduate research program; and the ability to be enthusiastic about working in a collaborative, interdisciplinary environment. Familiarity with new technology and a willingness to incorporate technology into the classroom and laboratory are strongly desired. The successful candidate must also be open to incorporating diverse teaching strategies into the classroom that will enhance student success. Ph.D. required but advanced ABD will be considered.

To apply, send a letter of interest with salary expectations, statement of teaching philosophy, curriculum vitae, and contact information of three professional references electronically to: [email protected].

Defiance College, chartered in 1850, is an independent, coeducational, liberal arts institution affiliated with the United Church of Christ. The campus is located on 150 acres in a residential area in the city of Defiance in Northwest Ohio. Defiance is a college where students learn to lead and serve in a democracy; learn to understand, appreciate, and have the skills to interact with other cultures; and learn to not only receive knowledge but to make their own knowledge by engaging in interactive experiences.  Our Vision creates an educational experience of engagement in civic, cultural, and learning dimensions for all students and is home to the McMaster School for Advancing Humanity, a unique research program serving as a focal point for teaching, service, scholarship, and action to improve the human condition.  

Additional information about Defiance College is available at Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.


Defiance College is committed to the diversity of faculty, staff, and students. Applicants who will enrich the diversity of our campus are especially encouraged to apply.




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Posted: 2/18/2021
Application Due: 4/19/2021
Work Type: Full Time

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