The Department of Biology in the College of Arts and Sciences invites applications for a non-tenure-track, full-time position at the rank of Lecturer, with a teaching load of four courses per semester. Although courses are to engender competitive STEM skill development, the content of the possible courses to be taught includes but not limited to evolution biology and environmental studies. The Department is looking for applicants with an outstanding demonstrated track-record of excellence in teaching. It is also of great importance that applicants show evidence of interest and success in mentoring underrepresented students.
The Department of Biology consists of eighteen faculty members (Lecturer and tenured/tenure-track) with most conducting research in one or more of the following areas: ecology, environmental, microbiology, parasitology ichthyology, plant physiology, genetics, evolution biology, population studies, neurophysiology, and renal physiology. The Department offers bachelors, Masters, and doctoral degrees.
Complete applications consist of a single PDF file containing:
1. Cover letter addressing the qualifications listed above
2. Current curriculum vita
3. One-page statement outlining teaching experience, including courses taught
4. Three letters of recommendation that speak to teaching experience and abilities
Completed applications should be addressed to the Department Chair, Dr. Mildred A. Pointer, and submitted electronically to firstname.lastname@example.org. Screening will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled, pending final budget approval. The desired starting date is August 16, 2021.
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