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Concordia University St Paul

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The Concordia University (Saint Paul, MN) Department of Science invites applications for a tenure-track position in Biology to begin August 2019. Applicants must have or be near completion of a Ph.D. in Anatomy or the Biological Sciences.

Apply here: The typical teaching load averages 12 credits per semester and will be comprised of lecture and laboratory courses in human anatomy and physiology, human gross anatomy, and related science courses based on expertise and department need. The selected candidate will primarily teach undergraduate courses, will teach one graduate-level anatomy course, and will support the University's cadaver lab through administrative teaching-related activities. Science faculty members are expected to be innovative in their teaching techniques to ensure student engagement and success. Faculty members are also expected to mentor students, interface with student lab assistants, maintain laboratory spaces and contribute to the scholarly work of the department. The Department of Science is a growing, dynamic department that offers majors in Biology (both B.A. and B.S.), Biochemistry (B.S.), and Chemistry (B.A.). You can learn more about our department by checking out our social media accounts (Instagram: csp_science, Facebook: Science at CSP and Twitter; @CSPscience). In accordance with the university mission statement, applicants must be an active member of a Christian church and demonstrate a commitment to Christian higher education and Lutheran identity of the university including a willingness to engage in the campus-wide conversation related to faith and learning. Applications will be reviewed starting May 1, 2019. Essential Duties

  • Teaching (50% of the time)

  • Class Preparation (20% of the time)

  • Service (15% of the time), which includes cadaver lab support

  • Scholarly Activity (15% of the time)

Education and Experience Terminal degree required. Preferred Work Experience:

  • *College level teaching experience

  • *Experience (teaching or research) in human anatomy content

  • *Experience working with human cadavers, working in a cadaver lab

Supplemental Information The mission of Concordia University, St Paul, a university of The Lutheran Church- Missouri Synod, is to prepare students for thoughtful and informed living, for dedicated service to God and humanity, and for enlightened care of God's creation, all within the context of the Christian gospel. This mission is rooted in academic excellence and Christian vocation. The vision of Concordia University, Saint Paul, is to be acknowledged as the leading Lutheran university offering exceptional opportunities for students from all backgrounds who seek relevant career preparation and a challenging academic experience coupled with the insights of Lutheran theology. Promise to Students - Concordia University, Saint Paul, empowers you to discover and engage your purpose for life, career and service, in a dynamic, multicultural, urban environment, where Christ is honored, all are welcome, and Lutheran convictions inform intellectual inquiry and academic pursuits. Concordia University owns a 41-acre campus just West of Downtown St. Paul with easy access to light-rail and bus transportation. Only blocks away from popular Summit and Grand Avenues, restaurants, shopping, and cultural activities abound. Concordia is known to have one of the most racially and ethnically diverse university student bodies in the state of Minnesota. BE ADVISED - BEFORE YOU APPLY When applying, you will receive a pop-up window titled "Import Your Resume." This option is available to you as a service to efficiently upload your resume. This algorithm and variances in resume formatting may result in duplicate or incorrect entries. It is recommended that candidates with an extensive work history click on "Skip this step" to decline this option and manually enter work history. Regardless of resume upload or decline, you will be able to edit your information before submitting your application.

You are required to attach a resume to your application but this is separate from the initial data pulled into the application.

I welcome you to contact me with any questions about our application process, to set up a call, or to receive an application guide with step by step instructions. Bethany Chan - In keeping with the mission of our Lutheran University, candidates who are active in their Christian faith are encouraged to apply. For more information about Concordia University, St. Paul, visit:

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