Careers at Redeemer

Tenure-track position in Health Sciences and Biology

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Full-time  Open until November 30, 2022 Starts: July 2023
Redeemer University invites applications for a tenure-track position in health sciences and biology (genetics/molecular biology, microbiology) beginning in July 2023.
Redeemer University invites applications for a tenure-track position in health sciences and biology (genetics/molecular biology, microbiology) beginning in July 2023.

Why Work at Redeemer?

For nearly 40 years Redeemer University has prepared the next generation of Christian leaders. Redeemer is committed to a Christian undergraduate liberal arts and sciences education that develops the whole person.

Rooted in a Reformed Biblical worldview, and including a diverse community representing over 50 Christian denominations, Redeemer seeks to answer the fundamental questions about where we fit into God’s story while it prepares students to engage in society’s biggest challenges. A rigorous academic program with an interdisciplinary core is supported by a vibrant community characterized by caring discipleship. The result is an enriching and transformational educational experience integrating faith, learning and service.

Redeemer offers 34 majors and streams that lead to either a Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Education or Bachelor of Business Administration degree. The university expects to welcome about 1000 students in the fall, served by approximately 200 faculty and staff.

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Tenure-track position in Health Sciences and Biology
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Full-time  Open until November 30, 2022 Starts: July 2023

The Position

Redeemer University invites applications for a tenure-track position in health sciences and biology (genetics/molecular biology, microbiology) beginning in July 2023. Candidates must be aligned with and passionate about Redeemer’s Christian mission of integrating faith in teaching and research. Candidates should possess, or be near completion of, a PhD and have a research program and accomplishments appropriate to their career stage. The ideal candidate will have a demonstrated record (or show potential) of excellence in undergraduate teaching.

Responsibilities

The applicant will teach courses that serve the Biochemistry, Biology, and Health Sciences Programs situated in the Natural Sciences and Mathematics Area. We are seeking an applicant with an academic and research background in molecular biology, genetics, and/or microbiology.

Preferred Skills and Attributes

  • An ability and desire to teach courses in areas such as biochemistry/molecular biology, epidemiology, genetics, and microbiology.
  • An interest in supervising students doing senior research projects.
  • An ability and desire to do research in molecular biology, genetics, microbiology, or a related field.
  • An interest in teaching in Redeemer’s liberal arts and sciences core program.
  • An interest in establishing and fostering relationships with local health agencies.

The Application Process

Applicants should submit a letter of application, C.V., evidence of teaching quality, a 1-2-page statement describing their own Christian faith commitment and how it relates to Redeemer’s mission and to their teaching and perspective on the discipline, and the names of three individuals who have agreed to provide letters of reference should the applicant advance to a later stage of the process. The application deadline is November 30, 2022 or until the position is filled.

Redeemer University offers equal employment opportunities to qualified applicants. In accordance with Canadian Immigration requirements, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be considered first for this position.

Direct applications to: Dr. Kyle Spyksma, Interim Vice President, Academic

Submit applications to: facutlysearch@redeemer.ca (please quote position title in subject line)

Expiry date: Posted until November 30, 2022 (applications will be reviewed upon submission, so please apply ASAP)

Anticipated start date: July 2023

Applicants are requested to email their application materials (cover letter & resume) and include a statement that articulates their faith perspective and its relation to the mission of Redeemer University. A range of qualifications are evaluated including distinguishing characteristics that demonstrate congruence with our identity as a university in the Protestant and Reformed Christian tradition. Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

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