Visiting Genetics Instructor

Fort Myers, FL
Jul 28, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Position Information

Job Title Visiting Genetics Instructor

Appointment Type 9 Month

Job Description

As the Visiting Genetics, Instructor, your initial assignment will include teaching, at the undergraduate level as applicable; course and/or curriculum development as appropriate; research/scholarship; involvement on College and University committees and/or initiatives; as well as duties as assigned. Florida Gulf Coast University is a comprehensive university dedicated to quality education, research, and service.

All faculty are expected to be excellent teachers, responsive to changing professional needs; committed to innovative delivery of instruction resulting in improved student learning; committed to effective use of technology including distance learning; produce peer reviewed scholarship; and provide service to the College, University and Community. Teaching assignments may be on the main campus or at off-campus sites within our region.

Required Qualifications

Master's degree or higher in Biology from a regionally accredited institution or equivalent accreditation with 18 graduate credit hours within the discipline.

Preferred Qualifications

Ph.D. in Biology or Biological Sciences from a regionally accredited institution or equivalent accreditation.

Teaching experience.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Experience or commitment to the use of technology in distance learning & university teaching. Interest in collaborating both within and outside the University in the development and delivery of instruction resulting in improved student learning. Must value continued scholarship and service to the school and university.

Salary Range Negotiable based on education and experience

Job Duties

Essential Job Duties

Teaches undergraduate courses in Human Genetics, General Genetics and other courses in the Biological Sciences as appropriate.

Advises students in the department and mentors students in research and presentations.

Other Duties

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number F79P

Open Date 07/27/2017

Close Date 08/10/2017

Open Until Filled Yes

Special Instructions to Applicants

Because applications and materials are subject to public review and retention under Florida's Public Records Law, please DO NOT send examples of your project/scholarship unless requested to do so. Therefore all submitted materials including articles, disks, slides, books, etc., become the property of FGCU and CANNOT BE RETURNED. As applicable, finalists will be notified of the need to submit specific additional materials. Such materials will become the property of FGCU.

Under Florida's Public Records law, applications will be available for public review upon request.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you possess a Master's degree or higher in Biology from a regionally accredited institution or equivalent accreditation with 18 graduate credit hours within the discipline?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Please indicate how you first learned of this position.
    • Job Board
    • Print Advertisement
    • Social Media
    • Job Fair/Conference
    • FGCU Website
    • Employee Referral
    • Other
  3. * Per the question above, please specify the name of where you FIRST learned of the position?

    (Open Ended Question)

Documents Needed To Apply

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Transcripts
  3. Curriculum Vitae
  4. Statement of Teaching Philosophy
  5. List of 5 Professional References (with relationship of each)
Optional Documents