Teaching Faculty I, 12-Month Salaried (Biology)

Florida State University Department of Biological Science
Tallahassee, Florida
Non-tenure-track teaching faculty
June 21 2019
Job ID 45579
Life Sciences, Biology
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Job Type

The Department of Biological Science at Florida State University invites applications for a full-time, 12-month, non-tenure-track Teaching Faculty position to begin January 2020. The position requires either a Ph.D. in the biological sciences or a master’s degree in biological sciences and a Ph.D. in science education. A demonstrated interest in teaching at the undergraduate level as well as experience with current scientific teaching approaches is required. The successful candidate will teach the second semester of general biology for majors (ecology, evolution, development, and genetics) in a large-lecture format to a diverse student population, and potentially an upper-division course in the applicant's area of expertise. Participation in departmental activities and opportunities to further instructional expertise and professional development is also expected. This position is annually renewable, dependent on performance. Salary and benefits will be commensurate with professional experience and other qualifications.

We seek a creative individual with excellent interpersonal, written, and public speaking skills who can work independently and as part of a team. The applicant should be highly motivated to instruct, inspire, and mentor biology students early in their university experience.

For detailed information about the Department of Biological Science at Florida State University Biology, please visit our website at http://www.bio.fsu.edu.

Apply at https://jobs.fsu.edu  (JOB ID 45579). Applicant should complete the application and submit in a single pdf: cover letter, curriculum vitae, and statement of teaching philosophy that includes how you would support the success of a diverse student body. Applicants should enter names and contact information of three references who can comment on their interpersonal, professional, and teaching skills; references will be contacted by email. Review of applications will begin August 1st, 2019. Questions about the position should be directed to Dr. Steven Marks at: specsearch@bio.fsu.edu.

FSU is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive community that is welcoming to all faculty, staff and students. As such, we strongly encourage applications from candidates who have a demonstrated commitment to fostering and promoting the values of diversity and inclusion.

Florida State University is an Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action/Pro Disabled and Veteran Employer.

FSU’s Equal Opportunity Statement can be viewed at:


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