UNT System Overview
Welcome to the University of North Texas System. UNT System includes the University of North Texas in Denton, the University of North Texas at Dallas and the University of North Texas Health Science Center in Fort Worth. We are the only university system based exclusively in the robust Dallas-Fort Worth region and we are committed to transforming lives and creating economic opportunity through education. We are growing with the DFW region, enrolling a record 47,000+ students across our system and awarding nearly 12,000 degrees each year.
Lecturer (Continuing) – Biological Sciences
Department: UNT-Biological Sciences-121100
College of Science
Job Location: Denton
Full Time/Part Time: Full-Time
Additional Retirement Information
For more information on retirement plan options, please visit https://hr.untsystem.edu/benefits/retirement-plans/index.php.
UNT is a Hispanic-serving and Minority-serving public research university with a Research 1 (R1) Carnegie classification enrolling over 42,000 students. The Department of Biological Sciences, one of four departments in the College of Science, has over 40 faculty, 150 graduate and 2,800 undergraduate students. Our faculty is a community of scholars dedicated to research and teaching in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Physiology, Neuroscience, Ecology, Environmental Science, Plant Biology, and organismal-environment interactions. We offer Bachelor’s degrees in Biology, Biochemistry, Ecology, Medical Laboratory Science, and Forensic Science, and Masters and PhD degrees in Biology, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, and Environmental Science. We measure our success by the success of our students and the quality of our intellectual contributions to society. For additional information on the Department of Biological Sciences visit http://biology.unt.edu.
UNT has a highly diverse campus with a wide range of languages spoken in addition to English. We welcome candidates who have experience with HSI/MSIs and/or who speak Spanish, Vietnamese, American Sign Language, Chinese (Cantonese, Mandarin and other variations), Arabic, Tagalog, Farsi, French, or/and Yoruba.
The Department of Biological Sciences at the University of North Texas (UNT) invites applications for a multiyear continuing Lecturer position in the area of Biological Sciences with emphasis on plant biology, botany, plant sciences. Duties include teaching 3 courses per semester that could include Introductory Biology, Biology of Higher Plants, Plant Ecology, and Botany.
Requirements include PhD in Biology, Botany, Ecology or related areas and college teaching experience.
Preference will be given to candidates with 3 or more years of teaching at the college or university level; prior experience teaching more than one of the following: Introductory Biology, Botany, Plant Biology, Ecology, Cell Biology and Plant Physiology; research experience with plants; experience teaching face-to-face classes; experience with different learning technologies including Canvas and online teaching.
Physical Requirements: Ability to communicate
Security Sensitive: This is a security sensitive position.
The University of North Texas System and its component institutions are committed to equal opportunity and comply with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University of North Texas System and its component institutions do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, and employment practices.
Driving University Vehicle: No
Posting Number: F1163P
Special Instructions to Applicants
As UNT is a HSI and MSI university, address in your teaching philosophy statement how you would create an engaging and inclusive classroom that serves our diverse student population.
The University of North Texas is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Institution committed to diversity in its employment and educational programs, thereby creating a welcoming environment for everyone.