Briar Cliff University of Iowa, an institution committed to higher education within a liberal arts and Catholic perspective, invites applications for a tenure-track, assistant professor in Biology to start in the fall of 2019. Candidates will have earned (or nearly-completed) a Ph.D. in the biological sciences. The duties include a 24-hour teaching load in addition to advising Biology majors. Anticipated teaching responsibilities include introductory biology courses, human physiology, pathophysiology, and nutrition. The ability and willingness to direct student-driven research is desired. Successful candidates will also demonstrate a commitment to high-quality education in a Catholic and Franciscan University.
Perched on a scenic hilltop in northwest Iowa, Briar Cliff University is a liberal arts institution offering baccalaureate to doctoral degree programs and is home to more than 1100 students. Since 1930, the University has educated students in the Franciscan tradition of service, caring, and openness to all. Grounded in faith and pursuit in higher learning, the liberal arts education from Briar Cliff shapes more than just students’ résumés – it shapes their character.
Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Candidates should provide a curriculum vitae, a cover letter, official graduate transcripts, and the names and contact information for three references who will not be contacted without consent. EOE/AA
Briar Cliff University is a community committed to higher education within a liberal arts and Catholic perspective. In the Franciscan tradition of service, caring and openness to all, Briar Cliff emphasizes quality education for its students, combining a broad intellectual background with career development. The University challenges its members to grow in self-awareness and in their relationships to others and to God.