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Bluefield University Employment Opportunities

Professor of Biology

Bluefield University and faculty within the Biology department are searching for a reliable and passionate full-time biology professor to join our team. Specifically, Bluefield University is looking for someone to strengthen the Biology department with a background in ecology, zoology, and/or botany while also having experience in general biology or human biology and excell in laboratory experiments related to the subjects.

Essential Responsibilities include:

  • Preparing and delivering engaging material to undergraduate students of various backgrounds
  • Monitor student and class performance; adjust content delivery strategies to meet the needs of the students
  • Establish classroom and laboratory expectations and experiences for science courses
  • Become familiar with course offerings within and outside of the department for advising and mentoring of undergraduate students
  • Serve on department, college, and/or university committees
  • Participate in appropriate professional organizations

Required Qualifications:

Doctoral degree in Biology or related science; Excellent oral and written communication skills; Demonstrated ability to teach in a classroom setting and commitment to quality student education; Strong commitment to creating an environment that fosters diversity and inclusion.

Application Instructions:

To apply for this position, please visit 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
  • Official Transcripts
  • Three letters of reference

Please note the definition of “Original Transcripts”

Hard-copy transcripts and other academic records are considered “official” when they arrive in a sealed, stamped, official envelope with the seal and any other security feature intact. Electronic transcripts are considered “official” when we receive them from a secure site formally linked to the sending institution or testing service.

Academic records received in any other condition, such as transcripts that arrive in an unsealed envelope, or that are emailed or uploaded by the student, or that are printed from the university portal, are not considered “official.”

Official transcripts may be sent to:

Academic Affairs Office
Bluefield University
3000 College Avenue
Bluefield, VA   24605

Hard copy application materials may be sent to Judy Pedneau, Director of Human Resources at Bluefield University, 3000 College Avenue, Bluefield, VA 24605, [email protected].

Additional information about Bluefield University is available at

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

Bluefield University is committed to supporting diversity and utilizing recruitment practices that do not illegally discriminate based on race, color, national or ethnic origin, sex, disability, age, religion, genetic information, veteran or military status, or any other basis on which the University is prohibited from discrimination under local, state, or federal law, in its employment or the provision of its services, including but not limited to its programs and activities, admissions, educational policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other University-administered programs. Supervisors are personally accountable for ensuring their recruiting and selection processes are in keeping with the university’s recruitment philosophy and are conducted in a fair, equitable, and nondiscriminatory manner.This institution encourages women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities to apply.

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