Peru State College
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Full-Time Faculty Employment Opportunities

Instructor/Assistant Professor of Biology


Focus: Strong Teaching Generalist and Biochemistry



School of Arts and Sciences


Consideration of applications begins immediately.


Start Date :
August 2012



Nine month contract. Starting salary DOQ's. Minimum salary of $ 41,939 for rank of Assistant Professor. Possible opportunity for additional summer pay. Excellent benefits package.


The ideal candidate will have a terminal degree in a related area, and online and classroom teaching experience.  Candidates with a graduate degree and significant teaching and/or professional experience may be considered for an instructor level position.  An interest in pursuing a terminal degree, which is required for tenure, is preferred.  Background in health care settings, health professional education, or environmental sciences preferred.


Teach a 12+ hour load per semester of online and onsite undergraduate courses, advise and mentor students, provide service to the College, active participation in campus life on main campus in Peru, NE, and implement an active professional development/academic discipline contribution plan.  Faculty members are expected to demonstrate commitments to continuous improvement of instructional practices and student engagement in and outside the traditional learning space.  The incumbent will teach introductory courses in chemistry, biology, and biochemistry for majors, and general studies/honors program courses based on expertise and interest.  He/she will maintain laboratory facilities and supervise student research.



Application Procedure:

Employment Application (pdf)


Send the following:

  1. the completed application
  2. letter of interest
  3. curriculum vitae clearly showing education
  4. work background and years of experience
  5. statement of teaching philosophy
  6. academic transcripts (photocopies accepted),
  7. contact information for 3 current references (name, address, telephone number and email)


Human Resources

Peru State College

PO Box 10

Peru, NE 68421-0010.


GENERAL INFORMATION:  PSC’s “Campus of a Thousand Oaks,” an arboretum campus, is nestled in historic southeast Nebraska. The state’s first and fastest-growing college, Peru State offers a unique mix of innovative online and traditional classroom undergraduate and graduate programs, including online graduate degrees in education and organizational management. PSC is a member institution of the Nebraska State College System. For more information, visit or call 1-800-742-4412.

Peru State College is an equal opportunity institution.  PSC does not discriminate against any student, employee orapplicant on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, or age in employment and education opportunities, including but not limited to admission decisions.  The College has designated an individual to coordinate the College’s nondiscrimination efforts to comply with regulations implementing Title VI, VII, IX, and Section 504.  Inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies and practices may be directed to Eulanda Cade, Director of Human Resources, Title VI, VII, IX Compliance Coordinator, Peru State College, PO Box 10, Peru, NE 68421-0010, (402) 872-2230.