Jun 20, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
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Job Description:

The Department of Biology at the University of Florida, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences invites applications for a position at the rank of lecturer to begin August 2017. This is a 12-month, time-limited, renewable, non-tenure-track position.   The lecturer will serve as both an instructor for the UF Online Biology Major, including development of two courses in the first year and delivery of two courses per semester in all three years; and as a coordinator between UF Online, the Department of Biology, and the trans-college Biology Majors Executive Committee to ensure the excellence of the UF Online Biology major.

The University of Florida is an equal opportunity institution dedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty and staff. Searches are conducted in accordance with Florida's Sunshine Law. If an accommodation due to disability is needed to apply for this position, please call (352) 392-2477 or the Florida Relay System at (800) 955-8771 (TDD).

Advertised Salary:

The salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience, and includes a full benefits package.

Minimum Requirements:
  • PhD in Biology or other life sciences field, or in STEM education.
  • Experience with instruction at the undergraduate level is required.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience with online education is highly desirable.
  • Excellence in teaching is expected.
Special Instructions to Applicants:

For full consideration, applications must be submitted online at 


and must include: (1) a letter summarizing the applicant's qualifications, (2) a complete curriculum vitae, (3) evidence of teaching excellence and accomplishments, samples of peer or student teaching evaluations (as available), and (4) teaching philosophy. In addition, names and email address for three references must be provided on the application. An email will be sent automatically to your references, requesting them to upload their letters. Applications will be reviewed beginning 21 June 2017 as received and the position will remain open until filled. To ensure full consideration, application materials should be received by 29 June 2017. Send email inquiries or nominations to Dr. Marta Wayne, department chair, mlwayne@ufl.edu.

The final candidate will be required to provide an official transcript to the hiring department upon hire. A transcript will not be considered “official” if a designation of “Issued to Student” is visible. Degrees earned from an educational institution outside of the United States require evaluation by a professional credentialing service provider approved by the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES), which can be found at http://www.naces.org/.

Applications must be submitted by 11:55 p.m. of the posting end date.

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