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Biology Instructor USA Job @ The Virginia University California

Biology Instructor USA Job @ The Virginia University California

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Biology Instructor USA Job @ The Virginia University California

Biology Instructor USA Job @ The Virginia University California

Position Number: F53750

Position Type: Teaching and Research Faculty

Rank: Instructor

Working: Title Biology Instructor

School/Unit: College of Humanities and Sciences

Department: Biology

Number of Months: 9

Tenure Status: Non-Tenure Eligible

Grant funded position? No

Biology Instructor USA Job @ The Virginia University California

Mission or Goal of Unit

The Department of Biology of Virginia Commonwealth University is dedicated to undergraduate and graduate education and to research and service. Major concentrations of expertise are in molecular and cellular biology, physiology, genetics, and terrestrial and aquatic ecology. The Department prepares undergraduate and graduate students for further academic study in a variety of areas: admission to professional schools such as medicine, dentistry, veterinary medicine and allied health programs; for employment in laboratory and field programs in private industry or government agencies; for graduate programs; and for teaching in secondary schools. The Department also provides introductory courses that enable students throughout the University to explore and fulfill the science requirement of their degrees, thereby providing them with a solid foundation in the biological sciences. Additionally, the Department is committed to a high level of furthering the knowledge base throughout the many disciplines within the field of biology through research and other scholarly activity. As part of its mission, the Department will also provide service activities to assist and develop the educational and scientific base of the University, regional and national communities.

Chief purpose of this position in support of above mission or goal

Position will support undergraduate lecture and laboratory instruction in multiple sub-disciplines of Biology. The positions will address issues in meeting student demand in courses that are critical to VCU’s mission

Biology Instructor USA Job @ The Virginia University California

Position Responsibilities

Successful applicants will teach undergraduate courses distributed across our curriculum. Primary assignments will be in either Ecology, Human Anatomy, Introductory Biology (majors and non-majors), Cell and Molecular Biology, or Quantitative Biology. In addition, instructors will teach upper level courses in their areas of expertise. Depending on the talents and interests of each applicant, assigned teaching may be online, lecture, laboratory, or field courses. Some positions may require presence on and off-campus during day, evening, and/or weekends, and a valid Virginia driver’s license. Faculty members are expected to contribute to course, curriculum, and program development; participate in campus, university, and community service activities; and engage in activities to stay current in their discipline.

Required Qualifications

Ph.D. in Biology or related field is required.

Preference will be given to those that have expertise in

1) Ecology,

2) Human Anatomy,

3) Introductory Biology (majors and non-majors),

4) Quantitative Biology, or

5) Cell and Molecular Biology.

Prior college-level teaching experience is strongly preferred and successful instructional use of technology and hybrid/online teaching is an advantage. The faculty member should strive to broaden participation among members of under-represented groups, demonstrate through teaching and/or public engagement the richness of diversity in the learning experience, and will integrate multicultural approaches and perspectives into instructional methods. We seek applicants with lived experiences and/or professional service informed by worldviews and/or perspectives about minority group status including race, ethnicity, gender, sexuality, religion, and disability and who are committed to work in and foster a diverse faculty, staff, and student environment at VCU.

Biology Instructor USA Job @ The Virginia University California

Posting Detail Information

Date Posted: 03/10/2017

Open Until Filled: No

Application Deadline Date: 04/10/2017

Proposed Hire Date: 08/10/2017

Type of Search: National

Application Process/Additional Information
Applicants should apply online at www.vcujobs.com and submit a cover letter with your area of expertise preference, CV, and statements of research interests and teaching philosophy. You will also be asked to list names and email addresses of three references. An email will be sent to your references, asking them to upload a letter of recommendation. Closing date for receipt of applications and letters is 10 April 2017. Virginia Commonwealth University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Posted Salary: 50,000

Biology Instructor USA Job @ The Virginia University California

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