Lecturer of Biology
Instructions to applicants:
Submit letter of interest, curriculum vita, transcripts, contact information for three references.Job Title:
Lecturer of BiologyLocation:
Biological Geo Phy SciencesPosting Date:
M.S. in Biological Sciences, strongly prefer broad training in biology; a strong interest in teaching excellence; Must be able to teach in-person on the SRSU Alpine campus.Primary Responsibilities:
Teach 15 semester credit hours per semester. Courses can include, but not be limited to, General Botany, General Zoology, Biology for Majors I and II, Plants and People, Anatomy and Physiology, Medical Terminology and other related courses in the field. Delivery of courses will be through face to face as well as distance delivery.
Position is Security Sensitive.Other Information:
Nine month position, yearly contract, with summer teaching possible.
The University offers an excellent benefits package to faculty members including: a free basic individual health care package, the option of a state retirement or Optional Retirement Package (ORP), traditionally available summer teaching opportunities, small class sizes, and a small private liberal arts college environment rarely found in a state supported university.
The Department of Biology, Geology, and Physical Sciences offers BS and MS degrees in biology, chemistry, and geology. The graduate programs in biology and geology enrolls approximately thirty students, primarily thesis seeking. Although research is encouraged, excellence in classroom instruction is the first priority of the department. Further information available on the department website (http://www.sulross.edu/BGPS)
Candidates must already be authorized to work in the U.S.
Texas Law requires a 60 day waiting period before new state employees are eligible to enroll in health insurance.
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER
It is the policy of Sul Ross State University to provide equal employment opportunity for all persons in accordance with their individual, job related qualifications and without consideration of race, creed, color, sex, religion, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status and ancestry. Equal employment opportunities shall be afforded in all personnel actions or decisions including, but not necessarily limited to, recruitment, hiring, training, upgrading, promotion, demotion, termination and salary. Retaliation is prohibited against a person who opposes a discriminatory practice, files a charge, testifies, assists or participates in an investigative proceeding or hearing.
Sul Ross State University, located in Alpine, Texas, is a member of the Texas State University System. It is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award bachelor’s and master’s degrees, and has an enrollment of approximately 2,000 students on campus in Alpine.
At an elevation of 4,480 feet in the scenic Davis Mountains of West Texas, and on the periphery of the Chihuahuan Desert, Alpine enjoys mild winters and cool summers. Davis Mountain State Park, Fort Davis National Historic Site, Big Bend National Park and Guadalupe National Park are all within one to three hours’ driving distance from Alpine.