Assistant or Associate Professor of Biology


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POSITION: Assistant or Associate Professor of Biology, Non-Tenure Track (Exempt)

COLLEGE/DEPARTMENT: Holland School of Sciences and Mathematics

LOCATION: HSU Campus, Abilene, TX

START DATE: Fall 2023

SUPERVISOR: Head of the Department of Biology

HSU CHRISTIAN STANDARD REQUIREMENT FOR EMPLOYMENT – Candidate must profess a Christian Faith, maintain membership in a local congregation, and respect the values and distinctives central to the historically Baptist values of HSU as reflected in the University’s Statement of Faith.


The Department of Biology at Hardin-Simmons University invites applications for a full-time non-tenure track position at the level of Assistant or Associate Professor in the Department of Biology. The candidate should have a strong background in biological sciences. A successful candidate will be expected to teach a minimum of 12 hours per semester, with the possibility of teaching during the summer terms for additional compensation. The candidate will teach introductory biology courses with an emphasis on organismal and field biology, a research methods course, and the possibility of a course in their expertise. Life science courses for non-majors may also be assigned in addition to other departmental courses. We seek a creative and flexible faculty member committed to excellence in student-centered, innovative undergraduate teaching. The applicant should either have documented teaching experience or be familiar with curriculum design, implementation of active learning strategies, and assessment of student learning. Courses would include both lecture and laboratory formats for biology majors, allied health majors, and to fulfill general education requirements. The successful candidate is expected to be dedicated to scholarship and demonstrate an on-going commitment to student research in the candidate’s area of expertise.

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