From: Ted Davis (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Thu Oct 17 2002 - 08:53:49 EDT
The following advertisement is now running in various national publications.
Those interested in these positions should not contact me! (Please read
that again.) Rather, please contact the faculty member whose name is listed
for each position.
The faith statement that faculty affirm annually is the Apostles' Creed.
The Department of Natural Sciences in the School of Health and Natural
Sciences invites applications for the following full-time (nine-months)
term-tenure track faculty positions available Fall 2003. Successful
candidates will be committed to: 1) applying undergraduate science education
"best practices"; 2) integrating Christian faith and learning; 3) mentoring
undergraduate research; and 4) developing scholarship in an area of
discovery, integration, application and/or teaching.
GeneticsThe successful candidate will have expertise and research interests
in one or more areas of molecular genetics such as human, developmental,
microbial, and/or plant genetics and will be expected to teach advanced
level genetic and biotechnology courses, as well as introductory courses for
science and non-science majors. Ph.D. or M.D. in Genetics, Molecular Biology
or related discipline is required. Demonstrated excellence in teaching,
mentoring of student research, and scholarship is preferred. Contact:
Lawrence Mylin, Ph.D., Chair of Molecular Genetics Search Committee.
Telephone (717) 766-2511 ext. 3933. E-mail: LMylin@messiah.edu
Organic Chemistry and Program Head
The successful candidate will be expected to: 1) teach organic chemistry
and related courses, and 2) provide academic and administrative leadership
to lead the chemistry program to department status (with Department Chair
appointment) and ACS approval. Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry is required.
Demonstrated excellence in college teaching, mentoring of student research,
and scholarship is preferred. Contact: Jon Melton, Ph.D., Chair of Organic
Chemistry Search Committee. Telephone (717) 766-2511 ext. 7051. E-mail:
The successful candidate will have secondary expertise in areas such as
vertebrate molecular systematics, resource management, urban ecology or
restoration ecology and will be expected to teach one or more field-oriented
courses in ornithology, herpetology, or mammalogy, as well as courses in
areas of secondary interest, introductory and general education science
courses. Ph.D. in Vertebrate Ecology required. Demonstrated excellence in
college teaching, mentoring of student research, and scholarship is
preferred. Contact: Joseph K. Sheldon, Ph.D., Chair of Vertebrate Ecology
Search Committee. Telephone (717) 766-2511 ext. 6650. E-mail:
Salary and rank for all three positions are commensurate with training and
Applicants should submit two copies each of a letter of interest and
curriculum vitae to the appropriate Search Committee Chair, Department of
Natural Sciences, Box 3030, Messiah College, Grantham, PA 17027.
Messiah College is a Christian college of the liberal and applied arts and
sciences located 12 miles SW of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. The College is
committed to an embracing evangelical spirit rooted in the Anabaptist,
Pietist and Wesleyan traditions of the Christian Church. Our mission is to
educate men and women toward maturity of intellect, character, and Christian
faith in preparation for lives of service, leadership and reconciliation in
church and society. Messiah College is a teaching institution that values
research and public service. Strong support is given to faculty growth and
scholarship. The Department of Natural Sciences, consisting of 16 FTE
faculty and over 270 students majoring in biochemistry, biology, chemistry,
environmental science, and nutrition and dietetics, is committed to
providing premier undergraduate science education programs.
For more information see:
Women and Minorities are strongly urged to apply. Messiah College is an
Equal Opportunity Employer
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