About Trevecca Nazarene University

A Christian University in the heart of Nashville, Tennessee, Trevecca is a private evangelical university whose mission is to provide education for leadership and service for its approximately 3,600 undergraduate and graduate students. Trevecca seeks to hire dynamic Christians who are professionally qualified and are committed to the educational mission of the university and its lifestyle expectations.

Position Description

The Department of Science and Mathematics invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track faculty position in biology. The department emphasizes a collaborative and cross-disciplinary approach to undergraduate teaching and research. The position will begin August 15, 2018.

Responsibilities and Qualifications

The successful candidate will demonstrate teaching excellence, passion for undergraduate research, and a strong commitment to the mission of the university. A Ph.D. in biology or a closely-related field is required. Preference will be given to candidates with expertise and teaching experience in organismal, ecology, or environmental biology. Additional responsibilities will include student advising, serving on departmental and university committees, and teaching other biology and general education courses appropriate to the candidate's qualifications.


Interested candidates who are in agreement with the mission and values of Trevecca Nazarene University should send a cover letter, completed application, curriculum vitae, teaching philosophy, statement of faith, and three letters of recommendation to:

Alisha Russell, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Biology
Trevecca Nazarene University
333 Murfreesboro Road
Nashville, TN 37210
(615) 248-1617

This position is open until filled; however, first consideration will be given to completed applications received by January 10, 2018. To expedite review, scanned copies of unofficial transcripts may also be sent. Early response is encouraged.


Additional Salary Information: Salary commensurate with experience.

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