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Assistant or Associate Professor in Biology and Biomedical Sciences


JOB SUMMARY: The College of Sciences at Bluefield College is seeking applications for a full-time Assistant or Associate Professor in Biology and Biomedical Sciences to start summer 2018.

JOB DESCRIPTION: Responsibilities will include teaching and advising undergraduates in the College’s BS degree Biology program (Bluefield, VA) and teaching graduate students in the MA degree Biomedical Sciences program (Blacksburg, VA). Candidates will be expected to provide service to Bluefield College, the College of Sciences, and the profession. Specific responsibilities include, providing competency-based education which aligns within the framework of the biology and biomedical science curricula (including but not limited to Epidemiology and Public Health, Nutrition and Research,) promoting and enhancing student success by exhibiting a passion for teaching and students, and demonstrating the ability to engage students in the learning process.

A doctorate in Nutrition, Public Health, Epidemiology or equivalent with evidence of effective teaching is preferred. Candidates must have the ability to work collaboratively with faculty and staff, and must possess effective communication skills both verbal and written that will represent Bluefield College and the Biology and Biomedical Science program within the community and most importantly to the student and prospective students.

The individual must be a committed Christian and have ability to integrate faith and learning, foster critical and creative thinking, work cooperatively within the campus community to advance the mission of the college, and demonstrated excellence in undergraduate and graduate teaching.

Bluefield College is a private, four-year liberal arts college located in the scenic Virginia highlands. The college is Christ-centered in its mission, global in its outlook, and is in covenant with the Baptist General Association of Virginia.

This institution is an equal opportunity provider and does not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, sex, color, national or ethnic origin, age, disability, military service or genetic information in its employment.

To apply for this position, please visit http://www.bluefield.edu/employment/ to complete the electronic faculty employment application and upload the following:

• Letter of interest
• Resume or Curriculum Vitae
• Statement of Christian Faith
• Statement of Teaching Philosophy
• Transcripts
• Three letters of reference

Hard copy application materials may be sent to Ann Looney, Director of Academic Programs at Bluefield College, 3000 College Avenue, Bluefield, VA 24605, alooney@bluefield.edu.

Additional information about Bluefield College is available at www.bluefield.edu.

To be considered for this position, all application requirements listed above must be completed.


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