Closing date: Review of applications will begin
February 1, 2014. Recruitment for this position will remain open until
Position title: Assistant Professor of Biology
Saint Martin’s University, an independent, coeducational university
located in western Washington, invites applications for a full-time,
tenure-track position as Assistant Professor of Biology beginning August
2014. The successful candidate will be both an active scholar and an
excellent classroom instructor. The area of specialization is open;
however, applicants must be able to teach a broad range of introductory
and advanced courses that complement the current biology faculty’s
expertise. Experience and/or ability to teach a course in undergraduate
biology research is a plus. The successful appointee's regular annual
teaching load will include courses in the University’s General Education
and First Year Seminar programs.
A Ph.D. is required, as is a willingness to support
the Catholic, Benedictine tradition of Saint Martin’s
Compensation will be based on experience and
qualifications; a standard benefits package is provided.
The position is contingent on final budgetary approval.
Please send a letter of interest responding directly to this position
description, a statement of teaching philosophy and research interests, current
c.v., graduate transcript(s), and 3 letters of recommendation to Laura Hoff,
Executive Assistant to the Dean, College of Arts and Sciences, Saint Martin’s
University, 5000 Abbey Way SE, Lacey, WA 98503 (tel. 360-438-4564). Electronic
submissions in .pdf format to
CAS@stmartin.edu are preferred.
Review of applications will begin February 1, 2014.
Finalists must undergo a background check and submit a
brief statement that highlights how their work will
contribute to the mission and values of Saint Martin's
University. Inquiries may be directed to Dr. Darrell
Axtell, Chair, Department of Natural Sciences, by email
or telephone (360-438-4313).
The principles of the Catholic Benedictine tradition, equal employment
opportunity, and nondiscrimination are fundamental to the mission, goals, and
objectives of Saint Martin’s University. The University does not discriminate in
employment or in the delivery or administration of its educational programs,
policies, scholarship and loan programs, athletic or other University programs
on the basis of sex, sexual orientation, race, color, religion (except as a bona
fide occupational qualification for certain select positions), marital status,
national or ethnic origin, military or veteran status, age, or disability.
Students or employees with concerns or complaints about discrimination on the
basis of sex in employment or an education program or activity, or any other
inquiries related to the University's non-discrimination policy, may contact the
Associate Vice President of Human Resources/Title IX Coordinator
5000 Abbey Way SE, Lacey WA 98503
Consistent with the requirements of Title IX of the Education Amendments of
1972 and the regulations adopted under that law, the University has designated
the above individual as the University's Title IX Officer, responsible for
coordinating the University's Title IX compliance. Individuals may also contact
the Office for Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education, 915 2nd Avenue, Room
3310 Seattle, WA 98174-1099, Telephone: (206) 220-7900, TDD: (206) 220-7907.