Job Summary

REDEEMER UNIVERSITY COLLEGE invites applications for either a sessional or tenure-track position (any rank) in the Department of Biology, preferably beginning July 1, 2020.

Qualifications and Attributes

We are seeking an applicant with an academic background in ecology, plant biology, and/or conservation biology and an ability to teach introductory biology, ecology, and plant biology courses. The ability to teach a science course for non-science majors would be an asset. The department has an ongoing relationship with A Rocha (Ontario) and there are opportunities for research partnerships with A Rocha.

As a liberal arts and sciences university college rooted in the Reformed tradition of Christianity, we seek candidates who are committed to teaching and pursuing scholarship from this perspective. The preferred candidate would possess or be near completion of a Ph.D.

Application process:

Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, three letters of reference, evidence of teaching quality, and a one- or two-page statement describing their own faith commitment, its alignment to the reformed Christian mission of Redeemer University College, and how it shapes their academic and professional work.

The deadline for applications is November 4, 2019.

Direct applications to:

Dr. Kyle Spyksma, Interim Vice President, Academic
Redeemer University College
777 Garner Road East
Ancaster ON L9K 1J4

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Please note:
Redeemer University College 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. 

Redeemer University College is a dynamic undergraduate university recognized for providing quality undergraduate education in the fine arts, humanities, natural sciences, social sciences, business, and education, with a demonstrated commitment to fostering a spiritually vibrant and caring community of learning. The scholarship, teaching, and creative activity of our faculty, combined with small class sizes and low student-to-faculty ratios, creates an engaging academic environment. We are located on a beautiful and environmentally friendly campus on the edge of Hamilton, Ontario, minutes from Lake Ontario and an hour from downtown Toronto.