Assistant Professor of Biology

Posted: 07/06/2017

McKendree University seeks applications for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor of Biology to begin Fall 2018 at its Lebanon, Illinois campus.

The successful candidate must be committed to excellence in undergraduate teaching. We seek applicants with a primary interest in teaching comparative vertebrate courses, biostatistics, and introductory biology to majors and non-majors. Candidates are also expected to engage in ongoing research with undergraduates. 

Additional curricular development in areas of expertise and general education areas is encouraged. The regular teaching load is 12 hours per semester. The position requires a Ph.D. and prior college-level teaching experience.

McKendree, Illinois’ oldest college, is a selective comprehensive university with a liberal arts tradition located approximately 25 minutes from downtown St. Louis, Missouri. Salary and fringe benefits are competitive.

Send a cover letter, curriculum vita, three letters of recommendation (at least one of which must address teaching experience), statement of teaching philosophy, and statement of research specifically addressing undergraduate research, referencing position BIO57 to Shirley Baugh, Director of Human Resources, at

Screening will begin immediately and continue until position is filled. Priority will be given to applications received by September 1, 2017. Minorities and members of underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply. EEO/ADA/Vet/Disabled.