Position Type: Permanent Faculty
Department: Biology - 318200
Appointment Type: Fixed Term Faculty
Vacancy ID: FAC0001921
Position Summary: The Department of Biology at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill seeks applicants for a permanent 9 month Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Lecturer position, effective July 1, 2017, to join a vibrant department with a strong commitment to innovative teaching practices and research. The position involves teaching 2 classes per semester and significant involvement in science education research. We seek a dynamic person who is prepared to redesign and teach undergraduate biology courses, primarily at the introductory level, in a large-enrollment setting, using pedagogy informed by biology education research. The successful candidate will collaborate with faculty conducting biology education research, work closely with tenure-track faculty in their discipline, and participate in obtaining grant support for curricular and pedagogical improvements.
Education Requirements: Ph.D in the biological sciences.
Qualification and Experience: Must have at least one semester of full-time college teaching as instructor of record using research-validated pedagogy. Candidates should have clearly demonstrated a commitment to using evidence-based teaching methods in the classroom and have strong interdisciplinary content knowledge.
Equal Opportunity Employer: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.
Department Contact Name and Title: Kevin Slep
Department Contact Telephone Number or Email: KSlep@bio.unc.edu