Faculty, Biomedical Sciences

Faculty, Biomedical Sciences


The Biomedical Sciences faculty will instruct lecture and lab courses in genetics, cell biology and biochemistry to biology and biomedical/health sciences majors. The ability to supervise undergraduate research is preferred. The faculty must be able to advance the evangelical Christian mission of the institution. The faculty member will instruct and advise science majors and collaborate with other faculty in administering goals, program development, and program activities. Teaching load is 24 semester hours annually.


  • Provide support for biology, biomedical sciences, and health science majors and general education core.
  • Teach up to eight (8) college level courses per year (24 semester hours) across the fields of genetics, cell biology and biochemistry lecture and laboratory courses, and general biology and/or anatomy & physiology depending on background.
  • Advise students within the sciences as needed.
  • Interact with prospective students as needed.
  • Endorse and model professional standards and proficiencies.
  • Serve on committees as assigned within the university.
  • Assist regularly with assessment of CIU’s science curriculum.
  • Participate in faculty meetings at the college and university level; attend other appropriate events including chapel, conferences, and student events.
  • Yearly affirm the institution’s mission, doctrinal position, community standards, and CIU’s position on human origins (Faculty Guide).


  • Experience teaching college biomedical sciences related courses.
  • Knowledge of the disciplines associated with biomedical sciences, including pedagogy, information literacy, and research.
  • Ability to teach effectively at the college level.
  • Ability to supervise undergraduate research preferred.
  • Competency in utilizing learning management tools and classroom technology.
  • Competent in or able to learn and facilitate online education.
  • Ability to use technology effectively in teaching as appropriate.
  • An understanding of the needs and trends associated with traditional college age students.
  • Commitment to CIU’s mission and vision.
  • Commitment to live within the standards of the CIU community.
  • Minimum master’s degree in biomedical sciences related field from an accredited university; an earned doctorate (PhD or equivalent) in biochemistry, genetics, cell biology or closely related field is preferred.


CIU provides a benefits package that includes:

  • Health Plan;
  • 401(k) plan with match opportunity;
  • 100% of employee’s cost of group life insurance;
  • Long term disability insurance;
  • Vacation days, holidays, sick leave, family leave;
  • Educational benefits: tuition reduction for PreK3-Graduate.

Interested and qualified candidates will complete the CIU Employment Application on this site. You will be asked to upload copies of your transcripts. (Official transcript requests will be sent at a later date if considered for employment.)

Columbia International University
College of Arts and Sciences
Time Period
40 hours/12 months

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Supplemental Form and Instructions

CIU faculty positions will need to submit a curriculum vitae (CV). Once you have completed your online application, you will have an opportunity to submit a cover letter and resume.

Instructional Staff Supplement Form (PDF)

Ben Lippen Employment Application (PDF)

BLS Online Studies Adjunct Application

If you are applying for a Ben Lippen position and are unable to download the Ben Lippen application, please contact Human Resources at humanresources@lashistoriasdetahis.com or 1-800-777-2227 ext. 5009.