Lecturer Full-time in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology

Location
Seattle, WA
Posted
Sep 09, 2019
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Lecturer Full-time in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology

Location:
Seattle, WA
Open Date:
Aug 20, 2019
Close Date:
Oct 1, 2019
Description:

The Department of Biology at the University of Washington invites applications for one full-time (9-month) lecturer position in Biology, commencing no earlier than March 16, 2020. The initial appointment is for three years, with the possibility of renewal. This position is non-tenure eligible.

All UW faculty members engage in teaching and service. The successful candidate will be expected to teach Introductory Evolutionary Biology and Ecology (Biology 180) and other higher-level undergraduate courses, as appropriate. Candidates are encouraged to review the UW biology course catalog (https://www.washington.edu/students/crscat/biology.html) and identify additional courses they would be qualified to teach.

The Department of Biology at the University of Washington (UW) is a nationwide leader in biology education research, integrated with a broad biological research program stretching from molecules to ecosystems.

Questions about the search should be sent to: Dr. Linda Martin-Morris, Principal Lecturer in Biology, [email protected].


Qualifications:

Applicants must have a Ph.D. (or equivalent) in ecology or evolutionary biology and at least one year of full-time college teaching or one year of postdoctoral experience. Candidates should have strong disciplinary content knowledge, a philosophy of continuous improvement, and a demonstrated awareness of best-practices in teaching including expertise in student-centered instructional methods to teach large (>750 students) undergraduate courses. Candidates should demonstrate their fit for teaching students from diverse backgrounds.


Application Instructions:

Please submit one PDF file that includes: 1) a letter of interest, 2) a CV, 3) a concise statement of teaching philosophy and relevant experience, and 4) a concise answer to the following diversity, equity, and inclusion prompt: Please explain how you have promoted equity and diversity in the past, and how you will promote inclusion in your future work and classroom environment.

Letters will be solicited from a subset of applicants and letter writers should be informed that a hard deadline for requested submissions will occur in late October or early November.

Review of applications will begin on October 1, 2019, and will continue until the position is filled.

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