Visiting Lecturer - Biological Sciences

University of Massachusetts Lowell
Lowell, Massachusetts
Commensurate with Experience
September 19 2017
Life Sciences, Biology
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type

Visiting Lecturer - Biological Sciences

University of Massachusetts Lowell

Full-Time, Benefitted

The University of Massachusetts Lowell Department of Biological Sciences invites applications for two Full-Time Visiting Lecturers to start in January 2018. The successful candidates will be expected to be involved in coordinating and instructing courses for Biology, Health Science, and Engineering majors including freshmen-level lecture and laboratory courses, sophomore-level Experimental Methods lab, and Problems in Genetics recitations. The positions include service contributions to the Department and the University. The positions are full time for a 9-month academic year, including benefits, and are renewable.

Minimum Qualifications (Required):

  • Earned doctorate in biology or related discipline (must have at the time of application)
  • Evidence of research experience at the postdoctoral level
  • Evidence of experience and dedication to teaching biology to biology majors at the undergraduate level

Additional Considerations:

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work with diverse student and faculty populations

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Specific preference will be given to those who have experience teaching biology to biology majors at the undergraduate level

Special Instructions to Applicants:

To apply, please submit a CV, cover letter and teaching statement/philosophy to:

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. However, the position may close once an adequate number of qualified applications is received.

The University of Massachusetts Lowell is committed to increasing diversity in its faculty, staff, and student populations, as well as curriculum and support programs, while promoting an inclusive environment. We seek candidates who can contribute to that goal and encourage you to apply and to identify your strengths in this area.

The University of Massachusetts Lowell is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action, Title IX employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age over 40, protected veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, marital status, or other protected class.

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