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Wheaton College Physics Department

The Physics Department at Wheaton College seeks instructors to teach introductory level lab sections for the Fall 2014 semester. Instructors are sought for both the algebra-based and calculus-based courses covering primarily Newtonian mechanics. A Masters or PhD degree in physics or a closely related field is required. Previous physics teaching experience is desirable. Job duties include being present at all lab sessions, interacting with students during lab on a one-on-one level, occasionally delivering a mini-lecture, overseeing an undergraduate student teaching assistant, and attending lab practice sessions once a week with other instructors and student teaching assistants.

A letter of interest and a CV should be sent to Dr. Darren Craig, Chair of Physics, 501 College Ave., Wheaton, IL 60187 or emailed to darren.craig@wheaton.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled.

Wheaton College is an evangelical Protestant Christian liberal arts college whose faculty and staff affirm a Statement of Faith and adhere to lifestyle expectations of the Wheaton College Community Covenant. The College complies with federal and state guidelines for nondiscrimination in employment. Women and minority candidates are encouraged to apply. Read more about Wheaton College and its programs at http://www.wheaton.edu/.

AAAS job description for Senior Program Associate

The American Association for the Advancement of Science seeks a Senior Program Associate to
work within the AAAS Dialogue on Science, Ethics, and Religion Program. The position
involves a project in partnership with select seminaries throughout the US to integrate science
into their core curricula, with a goal of promoting a positive understanding of science among
religious leaders and eventually the communities they serve.
This position is anticipated to extend for an initial period of one year with the potential for
renewal contingent on performance.
Major duties and responsibilities:
 Works with partners including Association of Theological Schools, religious leaders and
prominent scientists on seminary science curricula development and implementation.
 Facilitation of planned workshops and events
 Writes and edits project-related materials
 Represents and speaks on behalf of the project and supervises project interns
Minimum requirements:
 Extensive university or college level training leading to a Bachelor’s, degree in the
biological or physical sciences.
 Master’s degree or PhD in science or theology, with coursework in theology or seminary
based training, or similar relevant experience.
 Experience or familiarity with theological seminaries and curricula administration.
 Strong technology skills in contemporary software packages, particularly in Microsoft
Office
 Ability to travel at least twice annually
 Experience organizing public events
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Internship position at AAAS Dialogue on Science, Ethics, and Religion

This is placeholder Internship position at AAAS Dialogue on Science, Ethics, and Religion
The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) seeks an intern to assist the Program
of Dialogue on Science, Ethics, and Religion (DoSER)’s Science and Theological Education project.
DoSER is part of the AAAS Science & Policy Programs directorate. DoSER was established to facilitate
communication between scientific and religious communities; the science and theological education
project involves a partnership with select seminaries throughout the US to integrate science into their core
curricula, with a goal of promoting a positive understanding of science among religious leaders and
eventually the communities they serve. The Dialogue builds on AAAS's long-standing commitment to
relate scientific knowledge and technological development to the purposes and concerns of society at
large.
The paid internship is anticipated for 3 months with a potential to extend to 6 months contingent upon
performance and program needs.
Major duties and responsibilities:
 Correspond with scientific and theological educational institutions
 Contribute to the development and implementation of project ideas
 Help organize meetings and conferences
 Gather information on topics important for science and religion
 Provide support on various projects and activities
Minimum qualifications:
 A strong interest in issues relating to the intersection of science and religion
 Excellent written and oral communication
 Experience or familiarity with theological education
 Strong academic background (BS preferred; all majors considered)
 Background/coursework in one of the following: biology, evolutionary biology, astrobiology,
ecology, physics, genetics, bioethics, religious studies, or theology
 Competency in Microsoft Office
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Taylor University: Chemistry/Biochemistry

Taylor University is seeking applications and nominations of distinctive candidates for a tenure-track faculty appointment in the Chemistry and Biochemistry Department beginning in August 2014. Rank and salary are dependent upon qualifications and experience. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

QUALIFICATIONS
An earned doctorate in Chemistry from an accredited institution is required. Necessary qualifications include a record of success or demonstrated ability to teach undergraduate students and to conduct research with undergraduate students. Preference will be given to candidates with the ability to teach Physical Chemistry.

Candidates must be strongly committed to the educational mission and evangelical Christian orientation of the University. Taylor University is a Christ-centered educational institution, and an evangelical, interdenominational covenant community committed to advancing life-long learning and ministering the redemptive love and truth of Jesus Christ to a world in need.

RESPONSIBILITIES
The successful candidate will join existing faculty in sharing responsibilities for general education and first year chemistry courses in addition to teaching upper level courses to complement expertise of existing faculty. Research with students and standard faculty duties such as advising, committee assignments, and scholarly activity are expected.

DEPARTMENT
The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry will consist of five faculty, with the addition of this position, who serve approximately 30 majors and provide instruction for students in general education and service courses. The department is closely aligned with environmental science, biology, physics, and exercise science through collaboration in courses and research. In addition to the traditional BA Chemistry degree, the department offers concentrations in pre-medicine, biochemistry, chemistry education, environmental science, and a research oriented BS degree.
The department enjoys flexible classroom and laboratory spaces housed in the new 127,000 square foot Euler Science Complex that opened in the summer of 2012. Dedicated laboratories exist for Physical Chemistry, Biochemistry, Organic Chemistry, Inorganic Chemistry, Analytical Chemistry, and collaborative research.

LOCATION
Taylor University, a four-year liberal arts college holding to a strong evangelical Christian position, is located in Upland, Indiana, sixty miles north of Indianapolis.

APPLICATION
Inquiries, credentials and supporting materials should be addressed to: Dr. Bill Toll, Dean of the School of Natural and Applied Sciences at academics@taylor.edu or btoll@cse.taylor.edu. Likely candidates will be sent an appointment questionnaire for completion and return. All materials will remain confidential. Women and members of minority groups are encouraged to apply. Evaluation of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Taylor University complies with federal and state guidelines for nondiscrimination in employment.

236 West Reade Avenue Upland, Indiana 46989-1001 765-998-5204 1-800-882-3456 www.taylor.edu

Baylor University: Professor and Chair, Department of Biology


Baylor University, the world’s largest Baptist University, seeks a distinguished scientist for the position of Chair of the Department of Biology in the College of Arts and Sciences. The Chair should have a clear, strategic vision for further advancing the research and education programs in the Department. The successful candidate should have an outstanding record of research accomplishment, wide national visibility, and demonstrated leadership experience.

The Department of Biology has a heritage of preparing well-rounded undergraduate biology majors, most seeking careers in the health professions, and graduate students for careers in research, teaching, industry and government. The faculty represents a broad array of modern biological disciplines, directs the studies of numerous doctoral and masters students, and collaborates with colleagues in interdisciplinary Ph.D. programs, including the Institute of Biomedical Studies and The Institute of Ecological, Earth and Environmental Sciences.

Baylor Biology is building a world-class faculty with emphasis on innovative research as a path to discovery of new knowledge. The chair will advance the department’s prominence in research and education at the graduate and undergraduate levels. The chair will lead an expansion in the department’s research in cell and molecular biology with novel applications in the health sciences. The chair will provide active leadership that sustains the diverse group of current faculty investigating fundamental biological science in its many aspects, including ecology and organismal biology. The successful candidate must be committed to excellence in teaching, including support of innovative learning paradigms. The chair will be supportive of Baylor’s distinctive mission and vision, Pro Futuris.

The Department seeks candidates who use cellular and molecular approaches to investigate basic biological questions with application in the health sciences. The Chair will have an exemplary record of scholarly achievement, a vibrant record in externally funded research (including NIH support), and outstanding leadership qualities and administrative abilities. It is expected that candidates for this position will have an earned doctorate in the biological sciences and experience sufficient to merit appointment with tenure at the rank of Full Professor. The Chair will work with the faculty toward a vision for the future of the Department and toward further advancement of its program through a continuing commitment to excellence in discovery and learning.

Nominations and inquiries of interest may be sent in confidence to the University’s executive recruitment consultant:

Martin M. Baker, Vice President
Baker and Associates LLC
4799 Olde Towne Parkway - Suite 202
Marietta, GA 30068
mbaker@baasearch.com

About Baylor

Chartered in 1845 by the Republic of Texas, Baylor University is the oldest institution of higher education in the state. Baylor’s mission is to educate men and women for worldwide leadership and service through the integration of academic excellence and Christian commitment within a caring community. True to its Christian and Baptist heritage, the University strives for excellence in teaching and research, in scholarship and publication, and in service to the community, both local and global. With a student body of more than 14,000 representing all 50 states and more than 80 foreign countries, Baylor offers 151 undergraduate degrees, 76 master’s degree programs, and 31 doctoral programs. Its 12 schools and colleges attract a high percentage of freshmen graduating in the top 25% of their high school classes. Minority enrollment has risen steadily since 2002 and currently stands at 35% of the incoming freshman class.

For more information about Baylor University, please visit:

The University homepage at: http://www.baylor.edu
The Department homepage at: http://www.baylor.edu/biology/
The University’s strategic vision: http://www.baylor.edu/profuturis/

Evangel University: Biology/Chemistry

Evangel University, a Christian institution committed to the ministry of integrating faith and learning, invites applications for a tenure-track position in the Science and Technology Department.

QUALIFICATIONS:

A graduate degree (Ph.D. preferred) in a biology or chemistry field. The candidate must demonstrate a primary interest and ability in teaching and mentoring undergraduate students; a record of successful college teaching is preferred. All Evangel University faculty must be strongly committed to the mission of Christian higher education within the Assemblies of God and must meet faculty doctrinal and lifestyle requirements.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Teaching courses in introductory chemistry and/or biology curricula for majors and non-majors.
  • Teaching upper level courses within the applicant’s area of expertise that may include ecology, biochemistry, genetics, environmental science, physical chemistry, or ecology.
  • Interest and ability to participate in research programs involving undergraduates.
  • Participation and evidence of ongoing professional and/or scholarly development.
  • General responsibilities include student advising and departmental and committee assignments.

COMPENSATION:

Salary and rank will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

CONTACT:

Please email a letter of application and resume (including three references) to Dr. Michael McCorcle, email:mccorclem@evangel.edu, Departmental Chair, Science and Technology, Evangel University, 1111 N. Glenstone Ave., Springfield, MO 65802. Women and minority candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

Taylor University: Department of Earth and Environmental Science


Taylor University is seeking applications and nominations of distinctive candidates for a tenure-track faculty position in the Department of Earth and Environmental Science beginning in August 2014. Rank and salary are dependent upon qualifications and experience. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.


We seek an interdisciplinary faculty member with expertise in environmental science and sustainability to contribute to the success and improvement of our Earth and Environmental Science (EES) program. We especially seek a person committed to developing new directions emphasizing sustainability and interactions with Biology and Public Health. The applicant should have a demonstrated record of successful university teaching and research with emphasis on active teaching/learning, integrated with field studies and course-based research. International experience is preferred. An earned doctorate from an accredited institution is required. Candidates must be strongly committed to the educational mission and evangelical Christian orientation of the University. Taylor University is a Christ-centered educational institution, and an evangelical, interdenominational covenant community committed to advancing life-long learning and ministering the redemptive love and truth of Jesus Christ to a world in need.

The successful candidate will conduct innovative teaching, applied research, and community engagement with high potential for collaboration across disciplines that complements continuing expertise within the EES department: geology, hydrology, ecology, soils, landscape analysis, geospatial analysis/GIS, and forestry. Teaching responsibilities will typically include an introductory-level lab course centered in Environmental Science, Sustainability and/or Environmental Health and upper-level courses within the successful candidate’s expertise. Suggested areas include: aquatic ecology, ecosystem assessment, small-scale agriculture and sustainable development, ethics, law and policy, geospatial analysis/GIS, environmental planning.

The Department of Earth and Environmental Science has a thirty-year history of preparing students with scientific training that promotes environmental stewardship as an integral part of personal wholeness, service to society and world outreach, and Christian worship. Our mission is embodied in the motto “Science leading to stewardship and service.” The department has three full-time faculty positions with associated faculty and courses in Biology, Chemistry, Physics/Engineering, Math, Economics, and Political Science. Currently the Environmental Science major has approximately 30 undergraduate students and offers curricular tracks with life science and earth science emphases. The department is housed in the award-winning 22,000 sq. ft. Randall Environmental Center and is situated on the edge of a 145 acre Arboretum.

Taylor University, a four-year liberal arts college holding to a strong evangelical Christian position, is located in Upland, Indiana, sixty miles north of Indianapolis.

Inquiries, credentials and supporting materials should be addressed to: Dr. Bill Toll, Dean of the School of Natural and Applied Sciences at academics@taylor.edu or btoll@cse.taylor.edu. Likely candidates will be sent an appointment questionnaire for completion and return. All materials will remain confidential. Women and members of minority groups are encouraged to apply. Evaluation of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

North Park University: Assistant Professor of Biology, Tenure-Track

Full-Time Faculty OpeningsAssistant Professor of Biology, Tenure-Track

The Biology Department invites applicants for a tenure-track position in Anatomy and Physiology beginning August 2014. The qualified candidate will have a terminal degree in the biological sciences. The primary teaching responsibilities for the position are Introduction to Human Anatomy, Advanced Human Physiology, and other courses in the candidate’s area of interest. The successful candidate will have research and laboratory space in North Park's state-of-the-artJohnson Center for Science and Community Life (opening August 2014).

Interested candidates should review the North Park Faculty Application and prepare a letter of intent, a curriculum vitae, the required essays, and should arrange for three letters of reference to be sent independently. All materials should be submitted electronically to:

Dr. Linda Vick, Professor of Biology
North Park University
3225 W Foster Avenue, Box 57
Chicago, IL 60625
lvick@northpark.edu

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Gordon College: ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF BIOLOGY – ONE YEAR FULL-TIME


Gordon College is recruiting accomplished faculty who demonstrate the ability to combine outstanding scholarship with a passion for teaching and mentoring, and who are dedicated to preparing thoughtful Christian men and women for lives of service and leadership worldwide.

As one of the country's top liberal arts colleges with a vibrant Christian community, Gordon is uniquely positioned to lead the conversation at the intersection of faith and cultural engagement. We need scholars with a depth of understanding, a breadth of knowledge, and the desire to be part of the dialogue.

We welcome candidates for a faculty position opportunity in the Department of Biology. Gordon College invites applicants for a one-year hire of a full-time, non-tenure track assistant professor appointment. Positions will begin August 2014. Area of expertise should be in Animal Biology, preferably with a specialization in Marine Biology.


The Department of Biology at Gordon College continues to see significant growth since moving into our current home in the Ken Olsen Science Center. The department is lively and invigorated by our highly motivated students, well-equipped laboratories, passionate teachers, and commitment to education in all areas of biology. Our faculty and students are actively engaged in research, outreach, and professional development. Our location 2 miles from the coast and 15 miles north of Boston provides an exceptional opportunity for collaborative research in marine science.


The Department of Biology is composed of five full-time faculty and two adjunct faculty members. The major includes approximately 140 majors in five concentrations, including Marine Biology.


The ideal candidate will have:

  • A doctorate in a relevant area of biology completed by the time of the appointment

  • Experience and a passion for teaching and mentoring undergraduates

  • Experience teaching Animal Biology

  • A commitment to including students in research opportunities, specifically in Marine Biology

  • Strong commitment to the Christian mission of the college


The preferred candidate will have

  • Flexibility to teach a broad range of students, from non-science majors to graduating seniors

  • Flexibility to teach a broad range of courses, from a general science course to an upper-level course in the candidate’s area of specialty

  • Experience in marine field techniques and using a boat


To apply, please go to http://apply.interfolio.com/24288 to submit your application. Questions about the position should be directed to Greg Keller (greg.keller@gordon.edu). The review of applicants will begin on 15 February. Applicants should submit: a Curriculum Vitae; the names and contact information of three references; a letter of application that addresses their fit with the specific position in Animal Biology with a Marine Science specialization and with the Christian mission of Gordon College; a one-page statement of educational philosophy and experience; and a one-page statement of research interests.



Gordon College Is an Equal Opportunity Employer and believes that diversity is necessary to our ability to achieve our goals and educational mission women and men, and members of all racial and ethnic groups are encouraged to apply.

Mt. Vernon Nazarene University: Engineering

Engineering Faculty Position

Mount Vernon Nazarene University seeks a full-time (nine month) Engineering Faculty Member for its School of Natural and Social Sciences on the Mount Vernon (Ohio) main campus, beginning Fall semester 2014. The target area is in mechanical or electrical engineering. However, exceptional applicants in any area of specialization will be considered. Rank is open. Applicants are sought who are dedicated to student learning and growth and who are able to teach a broad range of undergraduate engineering courses.

Responsibilities and expectations for this position include:

The faculty member is primarily responsible for teaching courses required for the new Bachelor of Science in Engineering degree program at MVNU. Teaching assignments are expected to be in courses related to engineering design, engineering computation, digital systems, statics and dynamics, electric circuits, and capstone design, but the teaching of other engineering courses may also be required. In addition, the faculty member will be responsible for working with students to encourage professional development, advising students during their four years at MVNU and ensuring that their academic progress meets requirements set by the institution, working with upper level students on their senior capstone design projects, and participating with the MVNU faculty on academic committees.

Expectations for the successful candidate:

An Evangelical Christian confession of faith and experience is required; the successful candidate would ideally have obtained a Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or related field, but candidates with a M.S.E. and several years of industrial experience are also encouraged to apply. The candidate should have a broad interest in engineering disciplines at the undergraduate level and the ability to teach courses related to engineering design, computation, mechanics of materials, and electric circuit analysis, and ability to mentor students in capstone design projects. The University seeks candidates with excellent oral and written communication skills, a demonstrable track record in successful teaching, and proven ability to work effectively with others.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled; however, early application is strongly advised. Interested candidates should send an application letter, curriculum vita, unofficial college transcripts, evidence of teaching competence, names and contact information for three references, a one- to two- page statement of educational philosophy, and a one- to two-page statement of faith. Applicants are encouraged to submit application materials via email as Microsoft Word, .pdf file attachments, or as hard copies to:

Dr. Richard Sutherland, Dean of the School of Natural and Social Sciences
Mount Vernon Nazarene University
800 Martinsburg Road, Mount Vernon, OH 43050

E: richard.sutherland@mvnu.edu

Illinois Institute of Technology: Center for Ethics

Director, Center for the Study of Ethics in the Professions (CSEP). The Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT) is soliciting nominations and applications for a full-time, tenured position as CSEP Director beginning Fall 2014.

The Director will play a key role in integrating ethics across all of IIT’s curricula and programs. The candidate must be interested in undergraduate teaching but may teach at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. The candidate is also expected to continue a strong, productive line of research, and to build CSEP’s international reputation. The area of specialization is open, but we are interested in an individual with a broad interest in applied and professional ethics. The candidate must have an appropriate terminal degree and proven experience and research to merit tenure at the rank of Associate or Full Professor in one of the departments of Lewis College of Human Sciences (Humanities, Psychology, or Social Sciences). In addition to Lewis College, IIT consists of the colleges of Architecture, Business, Design, Engineering, Law, and Sciences.

IIT is a private university located on a campus of 120 acres in Chicago. Established in 1976, CSEP was the first interdisciplinary center for ethics to focus on the professions and is known for its work on ethics in engineering, science, and related areas of business. CSEP maintains an on-site library and online collection of professional ethics codes. It has received many grants, including several from the National Science Foundation, to integrate professional ethics into technical courses or to study the ethics of nanotechnology. More information about CSEP is available at http://ethics.iit.edu/ .

To apply, send a letter of application, vita, selected publications, and three references from whom IIT may request recommendations. Send by email to Michael Davis, Professor of Philosophy, Chair, Search Committee (davism@iit.edu). Questions regarding the position can be addressed to Prof. Davis by email or at 773-288-8348. Review of applications will begin December 1, 2013 and continue until the position is filled. IIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and encourages applications from members of underrepresented minority groups.

Oxford University: Studentships in Science and Religion

Following the appointment of Professor Alister McGrath as the new Andreas Idreos Professor of Science and Religion at Oxford University, the Oxford Faculty of Theology and Religion is delighted to announce that there will be up to five fully-funded three-year studentships available for candidates studying for doctorates in the field of Science and Religion. Three of the studentships in Science and Religion will cover university and college fees at the “overseas” rate. Full details of the studentships and the application process can be found here:

http://www.theology.ox.ac.uk/student-funding/graduate2/graduate-studentships.html

Oxford: Studentships in Science and Religion

Following the appointment of Professor Alister McGrath as the new Andreas Idreos Professor of Science and Religion at Oxford University, the Oxford Faculty of Theology and Religion is delighted to announce that there will be up to five fully-funded three-year studentships available for candidates studying for doctorates in the field of Science and Religion. Three of the studentships in Science and Religion will cover university and college fees at the “overseas” rate. Full details of the studentships and the application process can be found here:

http://www.theology.ox.ac.uk/student-funding/graduate2/graduate-studentships.html

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North Park University: Biology

Assistant Professor of Biology, Tenure-Track

The Biology Department invites applicants for a tenure-track position in anatomy and physiology beginning August 2014. The qualified candidate will have a terminal degree in the biological sciences. The primary teaching responsibilities for the position are Introduction to Human Anatomy, Advanced Human Physiology, and other courses in the candidate’s area of interest. Candidates will be expected to develop a program of research that incorporates undergraduate students.

Interested candidates should review the North Park Faculty Application and prepare a letter of intent, a curriculum vitae, the required essays, and should arrange for three letters of reference to be sent independently. All materials should be submitted electronically to:

Dr. Linda Vick
Professor of Biology
North Park University
3225 W Foster Avenue Box 57
Chicago, IL 60625
lvick@northpark.edu

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

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Judson University: Chemistry

Position: Assistant or Associate Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry

Job Summary: The Department of Science and Mathematics in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at Judson University seeks applications for individuals to fill a full-time position in Chemistry and Biochemistry for the fall of 2014. The ideal candidate will have a PhD in chemistry or biochemistry and the ability to oversee a strong biochemistry major.

Primary Responsibilities: The position includes teaching introductory and upper level undergraduate chemistry and biochemistry courses including organic chemistry and analytical chemistry. Candidates with the potential to develop and sustain a research program that would involve undergraduates will receive special consideration. The duties of the position also include student advising and participation in department and university governance.

Qualifications: Candidates must 1) hold an earned doctorate in chemistry or biochemistry, 2) demonstrate an active and growing Christian faith, 3) share a commitment to excellence in teaching within a Christ-centered academic community, 4) be willing to affirm the university’s mission and community standards (see www.judsonu.edu/about/) and 5) possess collaborative skills to work with colleagues across the Science and Mathematics Department and throughout the university.

Salary/Benefits: Rank and salary based on qualifications, education and work experience.

Contact Information: Applicants must provide a complete application packet including letter of application and other items named in the full-time faculty application (see http://www.judsonu.edu/jobs/). In addition, please also include a description of your research interests and how these pertain to your teaching. Please submit all application materials to: Dr. Lanette Poteete-Young, Dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, lpoteete-young@judsonu.edu or 1151 N. State Street, Elgin, IL 60123. For additional information about the opening, please contact Dr. Peter Sandberg, Chair, Department of Science and Mathematics at psandberg@judsonu.edu..

Judson University has an established policy of equal academic and employment opportunity. This policy is applied to all qualified students, employees, and applicants for admission or employment, in all University programs and activities, without unlawful discrimination based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, disability, or military or veteran status.


Timeline: Review of applications will begin February 3, 2014. The position will remain open until filled. The appointment will begin August 2014.

About Judson University: Judson University is a Christian institution representing the Church at work in higher education. Nestled along the picturesque Fox River in the city of Elgin just 45 miles northwest of Chicago, Judson is home to over 1,100 students from 36 states and 26 countries. We offer more than 60 undergraduate majors, minors, pre-professional, and graduate programs

UNIVERSITY OF OXFORD: Lecturer in Science and Religion


Faculty of Theology and Religion
Departmental Lecturer in Science and Religion
Salary: Grade 7, £29,541 - £36,298

The Faculty of Theology and Religion in the University of Oxford wishes to appoint a Departmental Lecturer in Science and Religion for a fixed term of 3 years (1 October 2014 - 30 September 2017).

This lectureship is intended to develop the career of a highly promising junior scholar by providing opportunities for research, teaching, and collaborative work in a particular area of the broad field of science and religion. The lecturer will be qualified to lecture and give tutorials in this field, initially at undergraduate level and later at Master's level. The appointee will be expected to contribute to undergraduate examining for the Final Honours examinations.

The successful candidate will hold a postgraduate qualification (which would normally be a doctorate) in a field of research falling within the broad area of science and religion (details of which are expanded upon in the Further Particulars), the potential for producing distinguished research in the field of science and religion, a demonstrable aptitude for teaching and some prior teaching experience at undergraduate level. Competence to lecture on one of the science and religion courses in the current Final Honours School in Theology and Religion would be an advantage. Also required are excellent oral and written communication skills, efficiency in administration and a readiness to collaborate.

This is an exciting opportunity to join the Faculty of Theology and Religion at a time of promise and transition, and to contribute to the development and delivery of its teaching and research. Informal enquiries about the post may be addressed to Professor Alister McGrath (alister.mcgrath@hmc.ox.ac.uk).

Further Particulars, which all candidates are asked to consult, and which include details of how to apply, can be downloaded from:
http://www.theology.ox.ac.uk/assets/files/Further%20Particulars%20110851-%20DL%20in%20Science%20and%20Religion.pdf.

Applications must be submitted by via the University's online application system no later than 12.00 noon on Monday 6 January 2014. Candidates should ask three referees to write independently to Mrs Frances Jenkins at recruitment@theology.ox.ac.uk by the same date.

Southern Nazarene University: Biology

Biology Faculty Position

Position: Southern Nazarene University is seeking to fill a full time position in the Department of Biology beginning August 2014. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Qualifications: The candidate must have a Ph.D. in an appropriate area of biology with teaching and post-doctoral research experience desired. The candidate should be committed to the pursuit of academic excellence with an enthusiasm for student interactions. Also required is a strong commitment to undergraduate teaching in a Christian liberal arts university (Wesleyan tradition preferred). Other desirable abilities include an aptitude for online technology in facilitating learning (e.g. experience with Geographic Information System, data acquisition tools for educational applications, online teaching experience, flipping the classroom, social networking, etc.)


Responsibilities:
 Primary teaching responsibilities may include Comparative Anatomy, Ecology, Organismal Biology, and upper-division biology courses in the candidate’s area of expertise (e.g. Animal Behavior, Entomology, Fish Biology and/or Ornithology, etc.). Other duties may include teaching courses at the SNU field station in Costa Rica (QERC) such as Tropical Field Research and Environmental Monitoring. This position also includes student advising, faculty committee service and may encompass oversight of the environmental studies and pre-vet programs.


Rank and Salary:
 Commensurate with qualifications and experience. An excellent benefit package is included.


The Department:
 SNU offers B.S. degrees in biology, biology/chemistry (as a joint major with the Department of Chemistry) and environmental studies. The majority of students are preparing for a medical or physician assistant graduate school program. The Department has also recently experienced a resurgence in biology majors preparing for veterinarian school, due partly to the SNU’s equestrian program. Thus, the department is committed to offering the quality of courswork necessary to prepare students for successful admission into graduate and professional programs.
In addition, the Biology Department partners with the Quetzal Educational Research Center (QERC) field station in Costa Rica, a 4000 sq. ft. laboratory, classroom, and dormitory complex situated on a 400 acre site along the Savegre River in San Gerardo de Dota. The university maintains and staffs the facility while coordinating visiting research scientists and student education groups as well as conducts a spring semester study abroad program through QERC.


The University:
Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools and the State Board of Education, Southern Nazarene University (SNU) is a private, liberal arts university with a variety of undergraduate, graduate and adult education programs. As a Christian community of scholars, we model the hospitality of grace, the pursuit of truth and the practice of discipleship, all within the Wesleyan-holiness tradition, as we prepare graduates who THINK with clarity, ACT with integrity and SERVE with purpose. SNU has an enrollment of approximately 2000 undergraduate and graduate students.

Application Process:
Go to:
http://webapps.snu.edu/secure/facultyapplication/facultyapplication.asp
to upload:
1. A cover letter including position sought and reason for interest
2. A curriculum vitae
3. A statement of applicant's philosophy on the integration of Christian faith and learning
4. All undergraduate and graduate transcripts (unofficial copies of official transcripts are accepted for initial application)
5. Three (3) letters of reference

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* Reference letters addressed to Dr. Melany Kyzer should be sent preferably by e-mail to the Administrative Assistant Debbie Newlon at dnewlon@snu.edu or in hard copy to:

Southern Nazarene University
Office of Academic Affairs
c/o Debbie Newlon, Administrative Assistant
6729 NW 39th Expressway
Bethany, OK 73008



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Wheaton College: Physics (part-time)


The Physics Department at Wheaton College is looking for an instructor to teach one introductory level

lab section for the Spring 2014 semester. The course is the second semester of an algebra‐based general

physics course and covers electricity and magnetism, optics, and some modern physics. A Bachelor’s

degree in physics or engineering is required and a Masters or PhD in physics or engineering is strongly

preferred. Experience teaching physics for pre‐health professions students is desirable. Job duties

include being present at all lab sessions (Tuesday mornings, 7:30 – 10:30 AM), interacting with students

during lab on a one‐on‐one level and occasionally in a mini‐lecture format, overseeing an undergraduate

student teaching assistant, and attending lab practice sessions once a week with other instructors and

student teaching assistants (time TBD).

Wheaton College is an evangelical Christian liberal arts college whose faculty and staff affirm a

Statement of Faith and adhere to lifestyle expectations. The College complies with federal and state

guidelines of nondiscrimination in employment. Women and minority applicants are strongly

encouraged to apply. A letter of interest and a CV should be sent to Dr. Darren Craig, Chair of Physics,

501 College Ave., Wheaton, IL 60187 or emailed to darren.craig@wheaton.edu. Review of applications

will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.