Academic Professional - Biology Teaching Faculty

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Job Title: Academic Professional - Biology Teaching Faculty
Location: Atlanta, Georgia
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 224721
Location Atlanta, GA

Job Summary The Georgia Institute of Technology is one of the top ranked institutions in the country and ranks as one of the best places to work. The School of Biological Sciences in the College of Sciences invites applications for a full-time, non-tenure-track Academic Professional faculty position, which is a Teaching Faculty and Academic Advisor position, beginning May or July 2021. The successful candidate will join a vibrant group of faculty with interests in a broad range of biological sciences as well as innovative pedagogy and biology education research. Candidates must have a Ph.D. in a biological science.

Ideal candidates should have experience teaching undergraduate biology courses and an interest in innovative undergraduate instruction. This position requires expertise in some combination of organismal biology, biostatistics, anatomy, and physiology. In addition to teaching 5 biology courses per year and contributing to curriculum development, the successful candidate will also be responsible for academic advising of undergraduate biology majors, as a member of a team of academic advisors in the School of Biological Sciences. The primary teaching responsibilities in this position will be in freshman and sophomore level courses. The successful candidate may also teach upper-level biology and TA development courses depending on his/her expertise and on curricular needs.

Salary and rank will be commensurate with experience and qualifications. This position is a renewable, 12-month, non-tenure-track appointment. Review of applications will begin March 31, 2021 and continue until the position is filled.

Required Qualifications Educational Requirements
The position requires an appropriate terminal degree, or in rare and extraordinary circumstances, qualification on the basis of demonstrably successful related experience, which exception is expressly approved by the President.

Preferred Qualifications A Ph.D. in a biological science.

Required Documents to Attach

Candidates should submit their application as a single PDF that contains: a letter of application, a statement of teaching philosophy, summary of teaching experiences, sample course syllabus, a curriculum vitae, and names and contact information of three professional references.

Contact Information

Send questions to Dr. Chrissy Spencer, Academic Professional Search Chair, [email protected].

Equal Employment Opportunity

Georgia Tech provides equal opportunity to all faculty, staff, students, and all other members of the Georgia Tech community, including applicants for admission and/or employment, contractors, volunteers, and participants in institutional programs, activities, or services. Georgia Tech complies with all applicable laws and regulations governing equal opportunity in the workplace and in educational activities. Georgia Tech prohibits discrimination, including discriminatory harassment, on the basis of race, ethnicity, ancestry, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetics, or veteran status in its programs, activities, employment, and admissions. This prohibition applies to faculty, staff, students, and all other members of the Georgia Tech community, including affiliates, invitees, and guests.




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Posted: 3/12/2021
Application Due: 5/20/2021
Work Type: Full Time