Contact:
Charles A. Taylor
Vice President of Academic Affairs
Dean of the College
Office: (417) 873-7225
Fax: (417) 873-7568
ctaylor@drury.edu

Marline Faherty
Director of Academic Affairs Support Services
Office: (417) 873-7225
Fax: (417) 873-7568
mfaherty@drury.edu

Open Faculty Positions

Drury University, a private, mid-sized liberal arts university founded in 1873, is located in Springfield, Missouri with 1,600 traditional undergraduates, 140 full-time faculty, and a growing number of master’s programs. The 80-acre campus is centered in Springfield’s largest historic district. Springfield is a vibrant community with a diverse and growing economy with amenities including easy access to outdoor lakes, golf, trails and other recreation, a lively downtown, an active arts community and college and professional sports.

Drury is an independent university grounded in the liberal arts tradition, and committed to personalized education in a community of scholars who value the arts of teaching and learning. Education at Drury seeks to foster the integration of theoretical and practical knowledge while liberating persons to participate responsibly in and contribute to a global community. Drury is a member of the New American Colleges and Universities, a national consortium of 20 selective, small to mid-size independent colleges and universities dedicated to the purposeful integration of liberal education, professional studies, and civic engagement.


MOLECULAR GENETICIST

Applications are being accepted for a two-year appointment as a Visiting Assistant Professor of Biology with expertise in molecular genetics to begin August, 2015.  The successful candidate will contribute to an established biology program and a growing biochemistry program by teaching courses in molecular biology and molecular genetics and mentoring undergraduates in related research projects.  Experience with research suitable for undergraduates is preferred.  Candidates must possess a Ph.D. in molecular genetics or closely related discipline.  Successful applicants will demonstrate a commitment to serving undergraduate students through excellence and innovation in teaching and scholarship.  To apply, send a letter of interest, a current CV, a statement of teaching philosophy, official transcripts, and three letters of recommendation to:  Chair, Biology Search Committee, Drury University, 900 North Benton Avenue, Springfield, MO 65802.  Complete applications may be e-mailed as a single PDF or Word file to Kevin P. Jansen at kjansen@drury.edu.  Review of applications will begin 15 January 2014 and continue until the position is filled.


DRURY UNIVERSITY NON-DISCRIMINATION STATEMENT
Approved by Board of Trustees 5-16-14

Drury University is an open and welcoming community from a rich variety of cultures, races and socio-economic backgrounds.  The mission and goals of the university dedicate the institution to being a community which “affirms the quality and worth of all peoples” and appreciates the “diversity of human culture, language, history and experience.”

Drury University does not discriminate on the basis of disability, race, color, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, or veteran status in its programs and activities.  The following persons have been designated to handle inquiries regarding Drury’s non-discrimination policies:

Coordinator - Non-Discrimination / Harassment & Title IX
Director of Human Resources
Drury University
900 North Benton Avenue
Burnham Hall – Room 107
Springfield, MO  65802
417-873-7854
ssiebert@drury.edu

Deputy Coordinator - Non-Discrimination / Harassment & Title IX
V.P. for Academic Affairs / Dean of the College
Drury University
900 North Benton Avenue
Burnham Hall – Room 200
Springfield, MO  65802
417-873-7391
ctaylor@drury.edu

Deputy Coordinator - Non-Discrimination/Harassment & Title IX
V.P. for Student Affairs / Dean of Students
Drury University
900 North Benton Avenue
Findlay Student Center – Room 201
Springfield, MO  65802
417-873-7215
tjulian@drury.edu

Deputy Coordinator – Title IX
Associate Athletic Director
Drury University
900 North Benton Avenue
O’Reilly Family Event Center – Room 111
417-873-7363
bcowherd@drury.edu

Drury’s policies related to non-discrimination and their locations are as follows: