Lecturer of Biology

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Requisition Number FAC - 201000000299
Job Title Lecturer of Biology
Job Description
This position is only open to UNT Dallas employees.

The University of North Texas at Dallas invites applications for a full-time Lecturer position in Biology, beginning in Fall 2019. The successful candidate will be expected to achieve excellence in teaching and to assist in further development of the UNT Dallas Life and Health Sciences Department. UNT Dallas offers faculty the unique opportunity to help shape the character of a 21st century, learner-focused, urban comprehensive university.

As a young university in a growing sector of Dallas, UNTD is committed to academic excellence, community engagement, and student success. Founded in 2000, UNT Dallas has grown from 230 to 3,800 students and is projected to reach 16,000 by 2030. UNT Dallas is part of the University of North Texas System, which also includes UNT Denton and the UNT Health Sciences Center. The UNT Dallas College of Law, located on the UNT System's downtown campus, began instruction in Fall 2014. The university is fully committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse faculty and student body. For more information about UNT Dallas, please visit our website at http://www.untdallas.edu/.

This position is responsible for teaching four (4) courses per semester. The successful candidate will also be expected to participate in such service activities as curriculum development, online course development, student recruiting and advising, program assessment, project development, program leadership, and committee leadership.

The University of North Texas System and its component institutions are committed to equal opportunity and comply with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University of North Texas System and its component institutions do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, and employment practices.

Minimum Qualifications
The successful candidate will possess the following required qualifications:

  • Ph.D. in Biology or closely related discipline
  • Demonstrated experience teaching core courses in Biology, such as Biology for Science Majors, Environmental Biology, Anatomy and Physiology, Genetics, and the associate laboratory courses.
  • Demonstrated effective written and verbal communication skills

Preferred Qualifications
The preferred candidate will possess the following additional qualifications:
  • Demonstrated ability to teach a variety of courses in Biology
  • Interest or experience in development/delivery of online courses
  • Experience mentoring undergraduate research students
  • Academic experience working on a university campus with a culturally diverse population

Physical requirements necessary to perform essential job functions
Work is primarily sedentary. Sits comfortably to do the work; however, there may be some walking, standing, bending, or lifting items weighing up to 15 pounds.

Driving University Vehicle? No
Work Schedule

As required to meet the academic schedule.


Substitution of Experience/Education No
Start Date
Ending Date (if temporary)
Special Instructions to Applicants
This position is only open to UNT Dallas employees.

Submit CV; letter of application outlining the applicant's interest, qualifications, and experience for the position; contact information for three professional references; and unofficial graduate transcripts to http://unt-dallas.peopleadmin.com/. For additional information visit http://unt-dallas.peopleadmin.com or contact Ms. Michelle Baptiste at [email protected] or by calling 972-338-1501. Statement of teaching interests and teaching philosophy may also be requested. Skype interviews of semi-finalists may be conducted. Finalists will be required to present a teaching demonstration.

For best consideration, applications should be received by February 22, 2019. Position will remain open until filled. Members of under-represented groups are encouraged to apply.


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  1. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
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  2. Please specify source from above
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  3. * Do you have a Ph.D. in Biology or closely related discipline?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Are you a current UNT Dallas employee?
    • Yes
    • No



Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. References
  4. Graduate transcript
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    Posted: 4/14/2019
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