Biology Program Faculty Opening | Franciscan University of Steubenville
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    Biology Program Faculty Opening

    Biology Program

    The Biology Department, of the School of Natural and Applied Science, at Franciscan University of Steubenville, invites applications for a full time, tenure track, position at the assistant professor level. 

    Franciscan University of Steubenville is an academically excellent and passionately Catholic university in the Franciscan tradition, located 24 miles west of Pittsburgh International Airport, in Steubenville, Ohio. 

    The Biology Department is housed in Sts. Cosmas and Damian Science Hall, a 43,000 sq. ft. facility equipped with an animal facility, greenhouse, and both classroom and faculty laboratory space. 

    Preference will be given to candidates with expertise in the area of organismal biology who can maintain an active research program and provide research opportunities for students. 

    An appropriate Ph.D. is required at time of employment. ABD candidates will be considered. The successful candidate will demonstrate excellence in undergraduate teaching, have an active scholarly agenda, and support the Mission Statement of the university (available at ). 

    To apply, please submit the following electronically to Dr. Kyle McKenna, Biology Search Chair, via Ms. Carrie Libetti, Academic Affairs, at 


    1. letter of application, 
    2. CV, 
    3. teaching portfolio containing evidence of undergraduate teaching effectiveness (including teaching evaluations and a statement of teaching philosophy), 
    4. a personal statement responding to FUS’s Mission, 
    5. three letters of reference,  
    6. and official transcripts. 


    Review of completed applications will begin October 1, 2019 and continue until the position is filled. For additional information, see the HR pages . Franciscan University of Steubenville is committed to principles of equal opportunity and is an equal opportunity employer.

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