Assistant Professor of Biology and Health Sciences (Anatomy and Physiology, Nutrition, Exercise)

Hendrix College

Conway, AR

Job posting number: #7087227

Posted: October 15, 2021

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Hendrix College invites applications for a three-year term for an Assistant Professor of Biology and Health Sciences to begin in August 2022. The College seeks to extend its tradition of excellence in teaching and scholarship by attracting faculty who combine mastery of their disciplines with broad intellectual interests and commitment to the aims of a liberal arts college. The successful candidate will teach one or more courses in the Health Science major, including Anatomy and Physiology, Nutrition, and/or Physiology of Exercise, as well as our introductory and non-major biology courses. Visit the department's website for more curricular information: ( Teaching load is six course equivalents per year (one course equivalent comprises one lecture or two lab sections). Doctorate is preferred; ABD or other relevant terminal degrees will be considered.

Applications should include a cover letter addressing the candidate’s interest in teaching in a demanding liberal arts environment, a curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching interests, evidence of teaching effectiveness, undergraduate and graduate transcripts, and a statement of scholarly interest. The cover letter should also include a statement indicating how the candidate plans to foster diversity, equity, and inclusion in their work with students. In addition, three letters of recommendation should be requested and sent by e-mail to Address cover letter to Dr. Andrea Duina, Chair of the Biology and Health Sciences Department and please put the applicant name in the subject line. Review of materials will begin October 25, 2021, and will continue until the position is filled. Applications should be submitted online at:

Hendrix is a distinguished liberal arts college located in Conway, Arkansas, thirty miles from Little Rock at the foothills of the Ozark Mountains. The College, affiliated with the United Methodist Church, has a strong commitment to excellence in teaching liberal arts. The Hendrix College diversity and inclusion statement can be found at:

Hendrix College strives to maintain an environment free from discrimination and harassment, where members of the Hendrix Community treat each other with respect, dignity and courtesy. The College adheres to the principle of equal educational and employment opportunity without regard to age, race, color, religion, gender, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, or national origin.

The following individuals have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies:

Shawn Goicoechea, Assistant Director of Human Resources & Title IX Deputy Coordinator 1600 Washington Ave, Conway, AR 72032 501-450-1415

Julie Brown, Director of Academic Success and Section 504 Coordinator, (not for applications), 501-505-2954

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