LECTURER IN BOTANY

Job description

LECTURER IN BOTANY

Job no: 100889-AS
Work type: Staff-Part Time
Department:L&S/BOTANY/BOTANY
Location: Madison
Categories: Agricultural, Animal, Biological and Life Sciences, Instructional, Plant Sciences

Position Summary:

This individual will be the primary instructor for Botany 410 - Evolutionary Biology. This course emphasizes how modern scientists study evolution. Topics include: nature and mechanisms of microevolution, macroevolution, adaptation, speciation; systematics and taxonomy; quantitative genetics and measurement of natural selection; phylogenetic analyses of behavior, physiology, morphology, biochemistry; and current controversies in evolution.

Position Duties:

List of Duties

Institutional Statement on Diversity:

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Degree and Area of Specialization:

Master's degree in biology, botany or a related field is required; Ph.D. preferred.

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

Two to four years of university-level teaching experience preferred. Preference will be given to applicants with previous experience as a lecturer or TA in Botany 410, or in an equivalent course.

Additional Information:

There is a possibility this position could be extended in subsequent semesters to teach Botany 410 or similar courses within the department. This position may become renewable if there is a need for an ongoing appointment.

Department(s):

A481300-COL OF LETTERS & SCIENCE/BOTANY/BOTANY

Work Type:

Part Time: 33.4%

Appointment Type, Duration:

Terminal, 4 month appointment.
This position has the possibility to be extended or converted to an ongoing appointment based on need and/or funding

Salary:

Minimum $41,298 ACADEMIC (9 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Instructions to Applicants:

Please click on the Apply Now button to start the application process.

An applicant may be hired into the Associate Lecturer, Lecturer, or Senior Lecturer title dependent upon experience. Title will be determined upon hire.

For questions on the position, contact Julie Olson Paul at [email protected]

To apply for this position, you will need to upload a cover letter, resume and contact information for at least three professional references, including your current supervisor. References will not be contacted without advance notice.

Your cover letter should address your qualifications as they pertain to the minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience listed above.

Contact:

Julie Olson Paul
[email protected]
608-262-8010
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS: 800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE for further information. )

Official Title:

SENIOR LECTURER(D80BN) or LECTURER(D80DN) or ASSOC LECTURER(D80FN)

Employment Class:

Academic Staff-Terminal

Job Number:

100889-AS

The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.

If you need to request an accommodation because of a disability, you can find information about how to make a request at the following website: https://oed.wisc.edu/disability-accommodation-information-for-applicants/

The University of Wisconsin-Madison is engaged in a Title and Total Compensation (TTC) project to redesign job titles and compensation structures. As a result of the TTC project, official job titles on current job postings may change in Spring 2020. Job duties and responsibilities will remain the same. For more information please visit: https://hr.wisc.edu/title-and-total-compensation-study/.

Employment will require a criminal background check. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.

The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).

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Applications Open: Oct 9 2019 Central Daylight Time
Applications Close:Oct 31 2019 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time

 

 

 

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Posted: 10/10/2019
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