Job Details

Lewis-Clark State College
  • Position Number: 4782311
  • Location: Lewiston, ID
  • Position Type: Science - Biology

LC State invites applications for the position of Assistant Professor of Biology.

Salary and rank based on experience and qualifications: $52,000 - $55,000

Degree Required: PhD in Biology or related field (specialization open) from a regionally accredited college or university by the time of appointment in August 2024

Required Qualifications:

We invite applications for a full-time, nine-month, tenure-track Assistant Professor position in the Physical, Life, Movement & Sport Sciences Division beginning mid-August, 2024. The successful candidate will be a broadly trained individual who is committed to undergraduate teaching excellence and able to deliver high-quality lecture and laboratory courses in biology and/or chemistry, including those for biology majors, pre-health professional majors, and non-majors. Candidates in a broad array of fields will be considered.

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience teaching at the undergraduate level is preferred. Preference will be given to candidates with an ability to teach Anatomy and Physiology courses. Preference will be given to candidates whose scholarship involves developing a student-centered research program that engages undergraduate students. This research program may include mentored research projects during the academic year, the summer period, and/or through Course-based Undergraduate Research Experiences (CUREs) developed for teaching laboratory courses.


The teaching load is 24 adjusted credit hours per year. Assignments will include introductory and advanced biology or chemistry courses offered through multiple modalities (face-to-face, online, etc.) in support of General Education Core, the Biology program, and associated medical/health programs.

Additional duties include advising & mentoring students, engaging in scholarship/professional development, and providing service to the division and the college.

Application Procedure: Please upload all of the following documents, or your application may not be considered for review.

  • Cover Letter/Letter of Interest
  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  • Summary of research goals involving undergraduate students of no more than two pages
  • Statement of Teaching Philosophy of no more than two pages
  • Contact Information or Letters for three (3) Professional References
  • Unofficial Transcripts (Official Transcripts requested upon hire)

    This position is open until filled; however, applications received on or before February 1, 2024, will receive first consideration. Posting will remain open until a suitable pool of candidates is identified.

    This position is subject to the successful completion of a criminal background check and may also be subject to an education verification. LC State is an EEO/AA/VETS employer.

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