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Assistant or Associate Professor, Environmental Science/Biology

Anderson University (South Carolina) and the College of Arts and Sciences invite applications for a full-time, nine-month faculty member in Biology with a start date of August 2024. An earned doctorate in Biology or a related discipline from a regionally accredited institution is preferred; ABDs will be considered. Experience teaching at the undergraduate level is also preferred. Screening will begin immediately and continue until the job is filled. Faculty rank and status will be determined at the time of appointment based upon the degrees, experience, and record of scholarship.

The faculty member will be expected to teach undergraduate courses supporting both the environmental science and biology programs, including botany. Biology faculty maintain a teaching load of 24 credit hours per academic year, supervise undergraduate research projects, and advise. The faculty member would also help manage one of the resource cornerstones of the department: Rocky River Nature Park (https://www.rockyriverconservancy.org/about-us), a unique outdoor ecological laboratory and a great recreational asset to the greater Anderson community. Anderson University is a critical partner, owning over 150 acres of wetlands and woodlands in the 178-acre park that contains two miles of trails, boardwalks and spaces where visitors can enjoy diverse flora and fauna.

Anderson University is located in South Carolina’s Upstate region, in a growing and thriving community with award-winning public schools with convenient access to major cities and year-round outdoor recreation. AU is an academic community affiliated with the South Carolina Baptist Convention, providing a challenging education grounded in the liberal arts, enhanced by professional and graduate programs and a co-curricular focus on the development of character, servant leadership, and cultural engagement. An innovative, entrepreneurial, premier comprehensive, liberal arts institution, faculty at AU are committed to the integration of faith and learning.

This is an on-site, in-person role. Applicants must submit a digital cover letter of application, curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, unofficial copies of their relevant graduate coursework, and an AU faculty application (https://andersonuniversity.edu/wp-content/uploads/files/hr/job-application/faculty/0-Faculty%20Application%202022.pdf) to:

Susan Kratko, Administrative Assistant,
College of Arts and Sciences
Anderson University
316 Boulevard
Anderson, SC 29621

Applications should be digital and sent to cas@andersonuniversity.edu.

About our Commitment to Diversity

Anderson University is a private Christian institution of higher education committed to developing a diverse campus and culture that is reflective of God’s Kingdom and biblical unity. Anderson University does not illegally discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, sex, pregnancy, disability, age, religion, genetic information, veteran or military status, or any other basis on which the University is prohibited from discrimination under applicable local, state, or federal law, in its employment or in the provision of its services, including but not limited to its programs and activities, admissions, educational policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other University-administered programs.

The dedicated faculty and staff of Anderson University are committed to assuring a Christ-centered educational environment of excellence. In order to fulfil its religious tenets, and as recognized by law, those seeking employment at the University must be of the Christian faith and agree to respect and not undermine the University’s mission, values, vision, and Statement of Faith. Inquiries related to our commitment to diversity may be directed to HR@andersonuniversity.edu