Full-time Faculty in MicrobiologyUniversity of Dubuque, Dubuque, IA
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About the University of Dubuque
The University of Dubuque is a private, Presbyterian, coeducational, professional university with a foundation in the liberal arts. Our commitment is to nurturing the mind, body, and spirit as well as encouraging students to explore their fullest potential, is part of a rich Christian identity that dates back to the University's founding in 1852. Our welcoming interfaith community of 2000 students attracts young men and women from across the country and around the globe who seek the knowledge and the skills to make a difference in our ever-changing world. Within a values and faith base, we offer you an array of perspectives and broad exposure to our truly global society. The University comprises the undergraduate college, the graduate school, and the theological seminary.
Mission and Vision
The University of Dubuque is a private university offering undergraduate, graduate, and theological seminary degrees, and other educational opportunities with the intention of educating and forming the whole person. The University is comprised of individuals from the region, our nation, and the world.
As a community, the University practices its Christian commitments by educating students, pursuing excellence in scholarship, challenging students to live lives of worth and purpose, and preparing students for service to the church and the world.
Therefore, the University of Dubuque is committed to:
- A hospitable Christian environment which respects other faith traditions;
- Relationships which encourage intellectual, spiritual, and moral development;
- Excellence in academic inquiry and professional preparation;
- A diverse and equitable community where Christian love is practiced;
- Stewardship of all God’s human and natural resources;
- Zeal for life-long learning and service.
The University of Dubuque invites applications for a full-time tenure-track position in Microbiology beginning August, 2019. Expected qualifications include an earned doctorate in Biology, Microbiology, or similar discipline. Teaching experience, including laboratory courses in Microbiology is preferred. The successful candidate will have the ability to teach multiple courses including Microbiology for biology majors and pre-nursing students, Cells and Tissues for biology majors, and at least one advanced course for science majors in their area of specialization. While teaching excellence is our first priority, we seek a candidate with a commitment to research that involves undergraduate students. Additional expectations include advising students and participating in the broader life of the University.
About the University of Dubuque (UD)
UD is a diverse, Christian, and forward-looking educational community of 2400 students that include approximately 1800 traditional, full-time undergraduates. Our students come from 42 states and 28 countries and represent a variety of faith commitments. 48% of UD students are from underrepresented groups, 38% are lower socioeconomic status, and 37% are first generation students.
As a leader in student diversity among Iowa universities, UD seeks candidates who are committed to and can demonstrate success in working with multi-racial, multi-cultural, and multi-national students. As a Christian university, UD seeks candidates who can help us advance our commitment to the inherent worth of each individual, the search for truth, and the calling to use one’s gifts in service to others. As a forward-looking university, UD seeks candidates who embrace the next generation of students, with all of their strengths and challenges.
The University of Dubuque was founded in 1852 and maintains its historic ties to the Presbyterian Church (USA). In 1998, the University initiated what is referred to as “The Plan for Transformation.” Since that time, student enrollment has grown from 600 to 2,400; the endowment has grown from $15 million to over $155 million, and over $300 million has been invested in new and renovated campus infrastructure. Most importantly, UD has clarified its missional focus. More information about UD’s mission can be found http://www.dbq.edu/aboutud/missionvisionvalues/.
About Dubuque, Iowa
Dubuque is a city of 60,000 people, perched on the bluffs of the Mississippi River, and serves as the cultural and economic center for over 300,000 residents in the Iowa/Wisconsin/Illinois tri-state area. A growing economy, vibrant cultural life, and setting of natural beauty contribute to a high quality of life. Dubuque has been named one of America's top 100 places to live and one of the most livable small cities in America. Find out more at: https://www.cityofdubuque.org/67/Mayor-City-Council.
How to Apply
Please submit the following to HR@dbq.edu or Director of Human Resources, University of Dubuque, 2000 University Avenue, Dubuque, IA 52001:
1) A letter of introduction summarizing your interest in and qualifications for the position,
2) A current vitae,
3) A statement of teaching philosophy,
4) A statement of research plans and how undergraduates would be incorporated,
5) Contact information for three professional references, and
6) A UD Employment application form, located on our website at: http://www.dbq.edu/AboutUD/Employment/HRForms/.
The review of applications will begin on October 15, 2018 and continue until the position is filled. Applications from qualified persons with diverse backgrounds and cultures, including women and persons of color, are welcomed.
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