Assistant Professor of Biology – Human Anatomy

Open Position, Biological Science – Human Anatomy
Appointment to begin Fall 2018

Founded as a Catholic university in 1887, Benedictine University is located in Lisle, Illinois 25 miles west of Chicago with additional campuses in Mesa, Arizona and Springfield, Illinois.

We are Catholic. All are welcome. Benedictine University seeks employees who understand and contribute to the University’s mission and vision. Inspired by our Catholic Benedictine mission and identity, our academic community is committed to inclusion. As an institution, we express our commitment to our identity as a Catholic and Benedictine institution through our values as they are manifested throughout the University. As such, all employees are expected to support the University’s Catholic Benedictine mission and identity and to contribute to its distinctive intellectual life in an effort to help each student and each other to thrive academically, professionally, and personally in our religiously and culturally diverse academic community. The College of Science enjoys a location in the research corridor of metropolitan Chicago, and delivers nationally recognized undergraduate programs in the sciences. The College of Science enjoys a location in the research corridor of metropolitan Chicago, and delivers nationally recognized undergraduate programs in the sciences.

Position Description: The College of Science at Benedictine University invites applications for a full time assistant professor position in the Department of Biological Science beginning fall 2018. The department is seeking a candidate with expertise in the area of human anatomy. The area of specialization is open to candidates who can teach human cadaver-based anatomy as well as biomechanics, embryology, histology, or developmental biology. The successful candidate will establish and participate in faculty/student research at the undergraduate level. Startup funds are available.

Required Qualifications: Earned Ph.D. in a biological science; a minimum of one year postdoctoral experience is preferred. Successful prior experience teaching undergraduates and a strong commitment to involving undergraduates in research are required.
Application Deadline: Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, but priority will be given to those applications received by January 15, 2018.

Application Process: Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, unofficial graduate transcripts, statement of teaching philosophy, statement of research interest (Ph.D. applicants only), and three letters of recommendation through Academic Jobs Online at Any questions regarding the application process should be directed to: Ms. Rose Fisk, College of Science, Benedictine University, 5700 College Road, Lisle, IL 60532. Email: Fax: (630) 829–6547. E.O.E.

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