Assistant Professor, Biology, Tenure-Track

Duluth, Minnesota
Salary is commensurate with qualifications
January 25 2019
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Job Type

The College of St. Scholastica invites applications for a tenure track biology faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning August 2019. The successful applicant will teach biology courses for biology majors and pre-health science majors. All courses should integrate evolution as a unifying principle. Courses may include cell biology, the first-year biology sequence, and additional biology electives The individual hired will be expected to demonstrate excellence in teaching, develop an undergraduate research program, participate in faculty committee work, and foster a culture of inclusion in both the classroom and research laboratory. The department values diversity among its faculty and strongly encourages applications from women and minorities. This is a full-time, 9-month, tenure-track position. Applications received by February 23 will receive priority consideration.

- Teach selected courses in cell biology and other biology courses.

- Participate in the work of The College through faculty committees, governance and other opportunities.

- Develop a research program suitable for undergraduates. 

- Contribute to and participate in fostering a culture of inclusion in support of College diversity goals.


A PhD in biology or a related field with a strong background in cell biology; demonstrated success working with diverse populations, cross-cultural communication skills, and multicultural competency is required.  College teaching experience is preferred.

The College:
Since 1912, The College of St. Scholastica (CSS) has been preparing students for responsible living and meaningful work by emphasizing the Catholic Benedictine values upon which it was founded. The College serves an enrollment of approximately 4,325 students in undergraduate and graduate degree programs throughout six schools— nursing, arts and letters, business and technology, education, health sciences, and sciences. U.S. News & World Report consistently ranks CSS among the best colleges and universities in the region for academic excellence and in 2017 Money magazine’s “best colleges for your money” list ranked St. Scholastica in the top 5 percent nationwide, based on educational quality, affordability and alumni earnings. The College of St. Scholastica is a thriving independent private college with its main campus overlooking Lake Superior in Duluth, extended campuses throughout Minnesota and vibrant online programs that attract learners from around the world.

To Apply:

For more information and to apply, visit  The College of St. Scholastica is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating an educational and work environment that is rich in diversity, inclusive and supportive of all students, faculty and staff. Individuals from diverse racial, ethnic, and cultural backgrounds and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. While there is no religious requirement, we are interested in individuals who value and support the rich Catholic Benedictine heritage of the College of St. Scholastica.