Clemson University: College of Science: Biological SciencesLecturers - Biological Sciences
Location: Clemson, SC
The Department of Biological Sciences at Clemson University is seeking two full-time, 9-month Lecturers in Biological Sciences to begin August 15, 2021. We seek candidates who will contribute innovative teaching and student-centered learning in our B.A. and B.S. degrees in Biological Sciences and online M.S. in Biological Sciences for Science Educators.QUALIFICATIONS
Teaching responsibilities will include: 1. undergraduate lecture and lab courses, specifically introductory biology and possibly physiology, evolution, cell biology, microbiology, or other courses within the candidate's area of expertise, and may include 2. online M.S. courses, such as ecology, evolution, scientific writing, animal or plant biology, microbiology, cell biology, or teaching pedagogy-experimental design and analysis. There are summer salary opportunities available for teaching on-campus, online, and study abroad.
The Department supports faculty development at all ranks, and promotion through instructional ranks is expected for these renewable, non-tenure track positions. Salary level will be commensurate with education and experience, and a benefits package is included.
The Department of Biological Sciences at Clemson University harnesses faculty expertise across the areas of ecology, evolution, and organismal biology; microbiology; molecular, cellular, and developmental biology; and environmental toxicology to advance the University's discovery mission and provide strong educational programs at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.
The Department, located within the College of Science, is home to 50-plus full-time faculty, including 16 lecturers, supporting research and degree programs in Biological Sciences, Microbiology, and Environmental Toxicology. The department's student population includes ca. 70 graduate students in M.S. and Ph.D. programs in Biological Sciences, Microbiology, Environmental Toxicology and 200 in the online M.S. program in Biological Sciences for Science Educators. There are 1650-plus undergraduate students in B.A. and B.S. degree programs in Biological Sciences and Microbiology.
For more information about the Department of Biological Sciences at Clemson University, visit the Department's website at http://www.clemson.edu/science/departments/biosci/.
Successful candidates should hold a Ph.D. in biological sciences or a related discipline or hold a M.S. and have significant university-level teaching experience in biological sciences at the time of appointment. Ideal candidates at either level will have demonstrated successful experience teaching university-level biology lecture and laboratory courses and have a strong interest in online teachingAPPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS
Applicants should submit the following items through Interfolio at http://apply.interfolio.com/88231: (1) cover letter, (2) curriculum vitae, (3) statement of teaching philosophy, experience, and interests, (4) course evaluations or other evidence of past teaching performance, (5) statement describing teaching strategies currently used or planned to use to foster diversity and inclusion, and (6) names and contact information for three professional references.
Inquiries should be directed to Dr. Yanzhang (Charlie) Wei, chair of the search committee ([email protected]).
For full consideration, applications should be submitted by June 15, 2021. Review will continue until the position is filled.
*Note: References will not be contacted until the final stages of the interview process.
Clemson University is an AA/EEO employer and does not discriminate against any person or group on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, pregnancy, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status or genetic information. Clemson University is building a culturally diverse faculty and staff committed to working in a multicultural environment and encourages applications from minorities and women.