Hope College invites applications for a tenure-track position in Biology at the Assistant Professor level, to begin in August 2019. The ideal candidate is expected to develop a vigorous, externally funded research program that addresses questions of fundamental importance in physiology and engages undergraduate students as active collaborators. The preferred candidate will demonstrate a broad understanding of physiology from the molecular to organismal level so that she/he can contribute to teaching courses in Human Physiology and Comparative Physiology, and will also have the opportunity to participate in other departmental courses, such as Introductory Biology or Introduction to Neuroscience. The candidate will also have the opportunity to teach an advanced course in her/his area of expertise. The Biology Department at Hope College views evolution as the fundamental explanation for the diversity of life and is dedicated to the understanding and teaching of the principles of evolution.
Ph.D. and postdoctoral experience in Physiology or a related discipline.
Promise as an excellent instructor.
Potential to build an active research program involving undergraduate students.
As part of the online application candidates will upload a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of research interests and a statement of teaching philosophy/competencies. In addition, names and contact information for three references will be entered into the application. Those references will be contacted upon application to submit letters of reference. Applications received by October 8, 2018 will be assured full consideration. A subset of candidates will be invited to submit official undergraduate and graduate transcripts and additional materials describing their support for the mission of Hope College.
Please refer questions to Dr. Greg Fraley, email@example.com
Internal Number: 2018-00100
About Hope College
Hope College is a four-year liberal arts college where academic excellence and vibrant Christian faith join together in a supportive and welcoming community. Hope offers an academically rigorous, co-educational and residential education to 3,200 undergraduate students from more than 40 states and 45 countries. Affiliated with the Reformed Church in America since its founding in 1866, Hope College is known for its invitational ecumenical Christian atmosphere, friendly campus community, and well-balanced academic and co-curricular offerings. Hope's beautiful campus is located just steps from award-winning downtown Holland, Michigan and less than seven miles from Lake Michigan.
Hope College is recognized as a national leader in undergraduate research and scholarship and for providing exceptional professional preparation and life-changing educational experiences that equip our students for success after graduation. The college has consistently ranked among the nation's top liberal arts colleges and is featured in the book Colleges That Change Lives.
Hope College is financially sound, with more than 50 consecutive years of balanced budgets, an endowment of approximately $200 milli...on and no deferred maintenance, and over $140 million invested in the construction of new facilities during the past 12 years. The college completed its newest buildings, the Kruizenga Art Museum and the Jack H. Miller Center for Musical Arts, in 2015, and opened the Jim and Martie Bultman Student Center in 2017.
In 2015, Hope College launched its 10-year strategic plan, Hope for the World: 2025, which consists of six goals, focused on: academics; Christian formation; global engagement; community; reputation and influence; and value. Developed by the campus community, the strategic plan supports the college's mission, "to educate students for lives of leadership and service in a global society through academic and co-curricular programs of recognized excellence in the liberal arts and in the context of the historic Christian faith."