Visiting Assistant Professor – Introductory Biology (2 Positions Available)

Athens, Ohio, United States

Job description

Posting Number: 2016729F

Job DescriptionThese positions (up to 2 available) are for instructors who will teach two large lecture sections (200 students per section) of BIOS1710 Introduction to Biological Sciences II: Ecology, Evolution, Animal Body Systems each term during AY 2018-2019. Instructor One will be responsible for teaching the animal body systems portion which includes organ systems, anatomy, physiology, and animal development with an emphasis on comparative strategies within the animal kingdom. Instructor Two will be responsible for teaching principles of evolution, natural selection, phylogenetic classification, human evolutionary history, animal behavior, animal diversity, ecology, and environment. The course is a second semester course for Biological Sciences majors and serves other majors throughout the university. Close coordination with the other BIOS 1710 lecturers and the BIOS 1710 lab coordinator is expected. Each individual will also be responsible for the delivery of two laboratory sections each semester.

Minimum QualificationsPhD conferred by start date in Biological Sciences or closely related field.

Preferred QualificationsIntroductory biology lecture and laboratory experience is highly desirable.

Biological Sciences

Pay Rate:Salary will be commensurate with education and experience. Faculty members also enjoy a generous benefits package which includes health benefits, paid time off, and education benefits for both the faculty member and their eligible dependents.

Posting Close Date6/3/18

Job Category: Faculty – Visiting (Group IV)


Planning Unit: College of Arts & Sciences

Campus: Athens

Applicants may contact this person if they have questions about this position.
Dr. Bob Colvin,, 740-593-2401

Applications Accepted From
Public: Open to the Public

How to apply

Special Instructions to ApplicantsPlease complete the online application and attach required documents. You will also be asked to provide contact information for 3 professional references. These referees will receive an email inviting them to provide a reference on your behalf. The email will contain a unique link. There is potential for this email to be quarantined in SPAM folders. To avoid this potential delay, please consider asking your reference providers to add the email address to their address book.

Position will remain open until filled. For full consideration, application must be received by June 3, 2018.

This position is eligible for the following benefits:
Level 4 – Medical/Rx, Vision, Dental, Ortho; Basic/Supp/Dep Life; Educ. Benefits; Sick Leave; Holidays Paid; Retirement

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