The Department of Sciences and Mathematics at Simpson University has a strong and vibrant program in biology initiated in 2007, along with programs in mathematics, kinesiology and a new engineering program to be launched in fall 2020. Biology majors at Simpson are exposed to a significant breadth of study including cellular biology, organismal biology, genetics, ecology and biotechnology and can also specialize in the pre-health option for best preparation for future graduate and professional training in allied health sciences. In addition, the Sciences and Mathematics Department serves the Betty M. Dean School of Nursing with foundational courses in anatomy, physiology and microbiology, among others.
Simpson University is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges Senior College and University Commission. Simpson is a private, comprehensive liberal arts university offering a diversity of sciences and mathematics and associated programs including kinesiology, biology, nursing, mathematics, mathematics for educators, and engineering. Simpson University is a Christ-centered learning community committed to developing each student in mind, faith and character for a lifetime of meaningful work and service in a constantly changing world.
All employees of the university sign a Statement of Faith consistent with the values and expectations of the Christian and Missionary Alliance and the university.
We are seeking an enthusiastic and energetic individual with an abiding faith in Jesus Christ and a strong commitment to teaching excellence, scholarship, university and community service and program development. The new faculty member will be responsible for teaching and advising undergraduate students in our biology program. This individual will be responsible for curriculum design, assessment and evaluation for these degree programs. Additional responsibilities will include service to the department and the university, as well as research/scholarship activities.
Applicants should have at least a Master's degree in biology or a related field. Preference will be given for PhD applicants in the appropriate fields of study as well as those applicants with prior teaching experience as well as a background in ecology, environmental science and organismal biology. All candidates should have a strong commitment to diversity, inclusion and equity.
Simpson University, California’s only Christian university north of Sacramento, has been educating and shaping world-influencers for nearly 100 years. Fully accredited, Simpson offers 25 liberal arts and professional studies degrees, an adult degree-completion program, graduate studies, and credential programs, serving more than 1,000 students a year.
One of four schools of higher education of The Christian and Missionary Alliance denomination, Simpson’s students come from all over the world – the majority from California. More than 30 percent of traditional undergraduates are first-generation college students, and ethnic diversity characterizes almost one-third of the population.
Nearly two-thirds of Simpson’s full-time faculty members hold the highest degree in their field of study and come from major universities around the U.S. They are award-winning scholars, writers and composers who choose to be in an academic environment where they can integrate faith and learning. With a ratio of one professor for every 11 students, Simpson offers an intensely personal classroom experience. Students are encouraged to engage in original research projects with professors, resulting in publications and national presentations that boost their graduate school and career prospects.