Biology: Open Field of Specialization - Houghton College in Houghton New York

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Houghton College

Houghton, New York 14744

United States


Detailed Job Description

Houghton College, a Christian College of the Liberal Arts and Sciences, is seeking a full-time, tenure-track, faculty appointment in the Department of Biology at the assistant or associate level starting in the Fall of 2014.  A PhD in biology is required.  Academic rank will be determined based on experience.  The candidate's field of speialization is open, however, those with experience in molecular physiology, human or animal anatomy and physiology, enzymology, endocrinology, and embryology would best complement the expertise of the current faculty.  The successful candidate will teach electives in their field of specialization in addition to core curriculum biology classes for majors and non-majors.  Development of a collaborative research program for undergarduate students is also required.  Start-up funds for research are available.

A commitment to excellence in undergraduate teaching, a mature Christian faith, strong communication skills, capacity to work with colleagues, and an ability to advise students are important qualities for this position.  Women and minorities are especially encouraged to apply.  Houghton Collge is a U.S. News and World Report nationally-ranked Christian liberal arts and sciences institution.  For more information about Houghton College, visit

Houghton College is located in scenic Western New York (south of Buffalo and Rochester) within 90 minutes of more than 10 state and private collees, the Finger Lakes region and Niagara Falls.  Houghton is a private, four-year Christan liberal arts college founded in 1883.

Candidates should send a letter of application, CV and the names, addresses and phone numbers of three references to:

Keyword Phrases

  • Biology
  • Endocrinology
  • Molecular
  • Christian
  • Anatomy
  • Embryology
  • Physiology
  • Enzymology
Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Doctorate
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Associate Professor
Assistant Professor
Type of Faculty:Tenure Track
Salary: Commensurate with Experience
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume