Assistant/Associate Professor of Biology

Indiana Tech
Fort Wayne Campus - Fort Wayne, IN, 46803
Job Details

Job Location: Fort Wayne Campus - Fort Wayne, IN

Position Type: Tenure Track

Education Level: Doctorate Degree Preferred

Job Category: Education

At Indiana Tech, we excel at educating students from all walks of life, for all kinds of meaningful work. We are a truly inclusive community of learners, ensuring that students are supported, inspired, and empowered to maximize their professional prospects, advance in their careers, and improve their lives and the lives of others.

Indiana Tech is a thriving, independent, teaching-oriented institution with a focus on career-oriented programs in business, engineering, information technology and computer science, criminal justice, life sciences, human services and many other career-focused programs. Indiana Tech enrolls nearly 1,500 students in its traditional undergraduate programs on its picturesque main campus, and nearly 5,000 students in its College of Professional Studies programs online and onsite at 13 regional locations. Degrees are offered at the associate, bachelor's, master's, and doctoral levels.

Over 41% of our students are either globally or domestically diverse; this contributes to our unique vibrant and inclusive campus community. All academic programs are designed to provide students with relevant and practical experiences, including an emphasis on internships. The university is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

Indiana Institute of Technology embraces diversity and equal opportunity intentionally. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. Diversity and inclusion among our employees is critical to our success with respect to educating our students to become global citizens. Indiana Tech is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Indiana Tech has big plans for its future. Learn more at Indiana Tech Strategic Plan.

The Warrior Community seeks a full-time faculty member for the College of Arts and Sciences. The Assistant/Associate Professor of Biology will be responsible for (a) developing and teaching courses in biology (b) mentoring and advising students and (c) collaborating with faculty colleagues to achieve the Institution’s Strategic Plan. Excellence in teaching is valued at the highest level, and evidence of commitment to applied learning is required. The successful candidate will work closely with all life science programs at Indiana Tech. The position includes teaching four courses per semester assigned by the Dean and holding eight office hours per week.

This is a tenure-track, 9-month position teaching in face-to-face delivery. Additional responsibilities include professional development, student development, and service to the College of Arts and Sciences. Participation in student recruiting and retention initiatives and supporting the mission, vision, and strategic plan of Indiana Institute of Technology are expected. Availability over the summer months is required. The successful candidate will work closely with other College of Arts & Sciences programs. This faculty position reports to the Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences.

Doctorate degree or ABD required in Biology, or a closely related field and demonstrated ability to teach courses in biology such as general biology, anatomy & physiology, genetics, ecology, microbiology, biochemistry, and bioinformatics required. Experience supervising field experiences or internships and research experience in biology or a closely related field is preferred.

Demonstration of the ability to work with a diverse student population, and demonstration of developing effective relationships with students that prepare students for academic and career success are necessary. Applicants should be able to use technology effectively in all aspects of their work, including teaching.

Application materials must include a cover letter, vitae, and transcripts. Applicants must be prepared to write a written response to the mission and diversity statement of Indiana Tech. Faculty are expected to provide official transcripts upon hire.

Only candidates with completed applications in Paycom will be considered at the interview stage. This position remains open until filled; candidates will be reviewed as application materials are received.

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