Biology, Full-Time, Non-Tenure Track, Temporary Lecturer



Job ID 2018-4978
Posted Date 2018-05-07
# of Openings 1
Category Faculty
Org Number 010111
Department Biology
Division Provost Vice President
Job Type Faculty
Location US-OK-Edmond
Proposed Salary Range Commensurate with credentials and experience.
Targeted Job Start Date 8/1/2018
Hours Per Week 40
Weeks Per Year 52
Regular Workdays/Hours Varies



Special Instructions to Applicants

Transcripts for all undergraduate and graduate degrees and degrees in progress are required. Please submit your transcripts under Optional Documents.

College/Department Overview

The College of Mathematics and Science currently has 135 full-time and over 70 part-time faculty in 7 academic departments. The College serves more than 3,600 undergraduate students in 26 majors and provides graduate programs in Biology, Applied Mathematical Science, Applied Mathematics and Computer Science, Computational Science, Engineering Physics, and Nursing. Accreditation/Certification is held by ABET, the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), the American Board of Funeral Service Education, and the American Chemical Society. UCO is an institutional member of the Council on Undergraduate Research. For further information see our website at http://www.uco.edu/cms.

Position Overview

Temporary Lecturer provides a quality learning experience for students. Performs instruction-related duties and responsibilities in a timely manner and in accordance with the mission, policies and procedures of the college. The relationship of the Lecturer faculty member to the student is one of teacher and facilitator of learning. Teaching and departmental responsibilities expected.

Department Specific Essential Job Functions

Duties include teaching day/evening undergraduate Biology courses and service to the department as needed.

Qualifications/Experience Required

An earned Master's degree awarded by a regionally accredited or internationally recognized institution in the field specified in the position announcement (exceptions require Academic Affairs approval). Possesses excellent communication, problem-solving, and organizational skills.

Qualifications/Experience Preferred

Master's degree in Biology (or related field) is required. Higher Education teaching experience in General Biology is preferred.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities

Teaching responsibilities will include courses in General Biology. Depending on departmental needs and the successful candidate's qualifications opportunities to teach other non-majors biology courses such as Environmental Biology, Human Anatomy and Human Physiology may arise.

Physical Demands

Repetitive movement of hands and fingers - typing and/or writing. Frequent standing, and/or sitting. Occasional walking, stooping, kneeling or crouching. Reach with hands and arms. Visually identify, observe and assess. Ability to communicate with supervisor/students/colleagues. Regular physical attendance required.

The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations (in accordance with ADA requirements) may be made, upon request, to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

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