Georgia State University-Department of Biology Two (2) Lecturer Positions
The Department of Biology at Georgia State University (GSU) is experiencing dynamic growth under the leadership of a new Director and we invite applications for three (2) Lecture Faculty positions to contribute to this growth. We seek dynamic team-players that value educational assessment, innovative pedagogical tools, mentorship/research and have a strong passion for teaching. The Department enrolls nearly 2300 undergraduate students from diverse socioeconomic and educational backgrounds. The candidates will be expected to establish a vigorous teaching program that will synergize with existing teaching strengths in the Department of Biology and to have a strong potential for collaboration. Lecture Faculty are encouraged to guide undergraduate research in CURE settings as well as develop their own classes, study-abroad programs, and internships. These positions are 9-month appointments and the salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience. Successful candidates must hold a Ph.D., M.D., or equivalent degree in a discipline related to Biology. Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, and a list of names for at least three references to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Lecture Faculty #2
Focus on Anatomy & Physiology (A&P) courses. This candidate will provide instruction in Introductory A&P courses for pre-nursing and other pre-allied health professions students. Typical lecture courses enroll 150-200 students who attend a concurrent laboratory course independently staffed. The A&P Lecturer will participate in pedagogical discussion groups focused on synchronizing course instruction and aligning course content with nationwide learning outcomes. Candidates are required to use creative, innovative and technologically-appropriate approaches to engage students in learning A&P content and are essential to success in teaching a diverse population of students.
Lecture Faculty #3
Focus on Microbiology courses. This candidate will be responsible for teaching courses including: Microbiology and Public Health, Microbiology for Biology-majors, Medical Microbiology, as well as electives pertaining to Microbiology, Immunology, or Epidemiology.
GSU is the largest university in the state of Georgia and one of the largest urban research universities in the US. In 2015, Georgia State was recognized as one of the top-ten fastest growing research universities in the country based on its percent increase in NIH funding, and Biology faculty were awarded more than $6.5M in external funding. In 2016, US News and World Report ranked GSU at #4 in Innovation and #8 for Best Undergraduate Teaching.
Georgia State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against applicants due to race, ethnicity, gender, veteran status, or in the basis of disability or any other federal, state, or local protected class.