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Assistant Professor, Biology

Wittenberg University
Springfield, Ohio
Commensurate with experience; eligible for benefits
Closing date
Dec 4, 2022

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Ecological restoration, Education
Job Type
Faculty, Assistant Professor
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Job Description

The Biological and Environmental Sciences Department at Wittenberg University seeks to hire a full-time, tenure-track faculty assistant professor beginning August 1, 2023.  Wittenberg is committed to attracting and retaining highly qualified individuals who collectively reflect the diversity of our student body and society at-large.  Teaching responsibilities include introductory and advanced courses in the area of Restoration Ecology and contributing to courses in the biological and environmental sciences programs at Wittenberg based on the candidate's expertise.  A desire to incorporate undergraduate students in research and an openness to community-based projects is welcomed.


A Ph.D. in a biological or environmental related field is required; candidates that are ABD working toward Ph.D. completion will be considered.   Candidates must have a strong commitment and interest in teaching in the liberal arts and sciences context. For further information about the position, please contact the chair of the Biological and Environmental Sciences Department, Dr. Matthew Collier at

Additional Information

The successful candidate will demonstrate support for diversity, equity and inclusiveness as well as participate in maintaining a respectful, positive work environment.   Please see our notice of nondiscrimination housed on our website.

Wittenberg University is committed to preventing and addressing sexual misconduct in our campus community. Click here to view our Title IX policies.

Application Instructions

Review of applications will begin November 1, 2022 and continue until the position is filled.

Interested applicants must apply online; applications will not be accepted by email or postal mail.  As part of the application process, please upload:

  • A cover letter/letter of application
  • A curriculum vitae
  • Statement of teaching philosophy containing evidence of successful teaching
  • Statement of research interests that addresses adapting those interests to a small undergraduate institution
  • A statement that addresses your interest in teaching in a baccalaureate program at a liberal arts college and how your experiences with teaching, scholarship, and/or service might contribute to a college community that includes a commitment to diversity and inclusion as one of its core values
  • Unofficial graduate transcripts

After an initial round of review, we will request three recommendation letters from those applicants who advance in the search.  Recommendation letters for finalists will need to be sent via email directly from the referee. 

Applicants who require accommodation during any stage of the hiring process should contact the Office of Human Resources at (937) 327-7517 or email

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