Lecturer

Location
Augusta, Georgia
Posted
Feb 27, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

   

Department Marketing Statement

The Department of Biological Sciences is composed of 23 full-time and 7 part-time faculty members with expertise across a broad spectrum of biological disciplines.  We have a strong commitment to providing research opportunities and experience to our undergraduate students in addition to excellent classroom and laboratory instruction.  As our university grows, our department is developing new programs at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, and new faculty will have the opportunity to contribute to their design and delivery.

Job Information  

We invite applications for a non-tenure-track position at the rank of Lecturer to begin in August 2017 in the Department of Biological Sciences of Augusta University.  Augusta University boasts a student body of just under 9000 diverse members and nearly 1200 faculty members committed to providing leadership and excellence in teaching, discovery, clinical care, and service as a student-centered comprehensive research university and academic health center. 

Minimum Requirements  

Successful candidates will hold a minimum of a Master’s degree in a discipline of Biological Science and have the ability to teach courses such as Fundamentals of Biology, Environmental Biology, Principles of Biology, Anatomy and Physiology, Genetics and/or Cell and Molecular Biology.  A terminal degree and prior experience teaching at the college level is preferred.  Additional responsibilities will include academic advising and some committee service.

Shift/Salary  

Academic rank, tenure status and salary to be commensurate with qualifications and experience of the selected candidate.

How To Apply  

To be considered, please apply online at http://www.augusta.edu/hr/jobs/faculty/, and attach a single pdf document containing 1. a letter of application, 2. your curriculum vitae, 3. a statement of your teaching philosophy, and 4. graduate transcripts (unofficial copies are acceptable for initial applicant screening).  Additionally, please arrange to have three letters of reference sent directly from each author to:  biology@ augusta.edu. Review of applications will begin March 1, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled.

Conditions of Employment  

All candidates are required to successfully pass a Background Check review.  For specific positions, the final candidate may be subject to a (pre-employment) physical, drug screen, and/or credit check.

The final candidate will be required to provide proof of completed academic degree in the form of an original transcript.  Those candidates trained by a foreign institution will also be required to provide an educational/credential evaluation.

Other Information  

This position is also responsible for promoting a customer friendly environment and providing superior service to our patients, students, faculty, and employees.  "Augusta University is a patient-and family-centered care institution, where employees partner everyday with patients and families for success."   Augusta University is a tobacco free environment and the use of any tobacco products on any part of the campus, both inside and outside, is strictly prohibited.


Equal Employment Opportunity  

Augusta University is an equal employment, equal access, and equal educational opportunity and affirmative action institution. Also, Augusta University is a federal contractor and desires priority referrals of protected veterans. It is the policy of the University to recruit, hire, train, promote and educate persons without regard to age, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation or veteran status.