Visiting Lecturer - BIOL 201

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Position Type:

Visiting / Part-time Faculty

Working Title:

Visiting Lecturer - BIOL 201


Biology - 318200

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Part Time

Faculty Posting Category:

Teaching Assistant Professor

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Estimated duration of appointment:

2 months

Position Summary:

The Department of Biology at UNC-Chapel Hill will hire a visiting lecturer to teach BIOL 201 during the second session of summer school in 2021. This position is ideally suited for someone with extensive knowledge of the subject matter and experience overseeing graduate teaching assistants.

Responsibilities for the lecture portion of class:
• Prepare a syllabus, outlining topics and reading assignments for each class period
• Prepare and present lectures for each class
• Prepare exams and provide guidance to TAs about grading
• Post class materials (e.g., PowerPoint presentations, synopsis of main points, assignments) on the Sakai or other class website before each class or recitation
• Hold office hours weekly
• Respond promptly to email messages from students
• Devise a plan for each recitation session
• Assign homework problems
• Meet with TAs periodically to ensure that the recitations are running smoothly

Education Requirements:

PhD or appropriate graduate level training.

Qualifications and Experience:

Strong background in evolution; at least one year of college teaching experience; experience with teaching a large lecture course is highly preferred.

Equal Opportunity Employer :

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and welcomes all to apply regardless of race, color, gender, national origin, age, religion, creed, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. We also encourage protected veterans and individuals with disabilities to apply.

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EEO Contact Information:

If you experience any problems accessing the system or have questions about the application process, please contact the University’s Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost office at (919) 962-1092 or send an email to [email protected]

Please note: The Executive Vice Chancellor & Provost office will not be able to provide specific updates regarding position or application status.

If you have any questions about the job requirements or the hiring department notify the Department Contact.




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Job No:
Posted: 1/20/2021
Application Due: 2/1/2021
Work Type: Part Time