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Job description

Athens, GA

The Department of Microbiology at the University of Georgia invites applications to fill a full time, non-tenure track lecturer position. Applicants must have a Ph.D. or equivalent degree in Microbiology or related discipline and a minimum of one year prior teaching experience at the start date for the appointment. The successful candidate is expected to teach four courses each semester, although this requirement may be met in part by teaching multiple sections of a single course. Course assignments will be determined according to the successful applicant’s area of expertise, and may include upper-level undergraduate elective(s).

This is a 9-month appointment with a start date of August, 2020; there may also be summer teaching opportunities.

How to apply

Qualified applicants are invited to submit a curriculum vitae and 2-page statement of teaching philosophy online at http://www.ugajobsearch.com/postings/122268 . The teaching statement should include discussion of the candidate’s commitment to fostering an inclusive learning environment. Candidates should also submit names and contact information for three references, who will be asked to provide letters following initial review of applications. Review of applications will begin in November 2019, followed by initial interviews by phone and campus visits to take place in January 2020. Questions may be emailed to [email protected].

Georgia is well known for its quality of life in regard to both outdoor and urban activities (www.georgia.gov). UGA is a land and sea grant institution located in Athens, 90 miles northeast of Atlanta (www.visitathensga.com; www.uga.edu).

The University of Georgia, a land-grant and sea-grant university with statewide commitments and responsibilities, is the state's oldest, most comprehensive, and most diversified institution of higher education. Its motto, "to teach, to serve, and to inquire into the nature of things," reflects the University's integral and unique role in the conservation and enhancement of the state's and nation's intellectual, cultural, and environmental heritage.