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Teaching Instructor or Teaching Assistant Professor

Employer
East Carolina University
Location
Greenville

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Faculty Jobs
Science & Technology, Chemistry & Biochemistry
Position Type
Assistant Professor
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
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Job Details

Job Title:

Teaching Instructor or Teaching Assistant Professor

Position Number :

937871

Vacancy Open to :

All Candidates

Department :

AAH Biology

Department Homepage :

https://biology.ecu.edu/

Advertising Department :

BIOLOGY, DEPT OF

Division :

Academic Affairs

Classification Title :

Teaching Instructor or Teaching Asst Professor

Working Title :

Teaching Instructor or Teaching Assistant Professor

Number of Vacancies :

1

Full Time Equivalent (FTE) :

1.0

Full Time or Part Time :

Full Time

Recruitment Range:

Commensurate with Qualifications

Position Location (City) :

Greenville

Position Type:

Faculty (Teaching)

Job Category :

Faculty (Teaching)

Organizational Unit Overview:

East Carolina University (ECU) is a member of the University of North Carolina system and enrolls 28,000 students annually, with over 5,500 pursuing graduate and professional degrees. ECU is classified as a R2-Doctoral/Research-lntensive University and is in Greenville, NC (pop. 92,000), which lies ~80 miles east of Raleigh and a short distance to the Atlantic coast. Greenville offers a college-town atmosphere, a temperate climate, and outstanding cultural and outdoor recreational opportunities along with an affordable cost of living.

The Biology Department is home to more than 1,400 undergraduate majors (BA, BS in Biology and BS in Biochemistry) and instructs more than 17,000 students each academic year. Faculty in the department are committed to providing high-impact training to undergraduate, Masters (<a>https://biology.ecu.edu/graduate-studies/</a>) and Doctoral-level (<a>https://idpbbc.ecu.edu/</a>) students. The Department of Biology is broad in its representation of different biological subdisciplines and emphasizes integrative approaches drawing from across the natural sciences. Faculty and students in the Department of Biology have ample opportunity to collaborate with others, including those at East Carolina University’s College of Engineering and Technology, Brody School of Medicine, and School of Dental Medicine.

The Department of Biology is committed to enriching the lives of students, faculty, and staff by providing a diverse academic community where the exchange of ideas, knowledge and perspectives is an active part of living and learning. The Department seeks to create an environment that fosters the recruitment and retention of a diverse student body, faculty, staff and administration and works to increase diversity and access to higher education for groups underrepresented in the sciences by building an environment that welcomes, celebrates, and promotes respect for diversity.

Job Duties :

The Department of Biology at East Carolina University invites applications for a nine-month non-tenure track appointment as a Teaching Assistant Professor or Teaching Instructor (depending on qualifications). This faculty position will begin in the Fall Semester 2022 with the potential for subsequent renewal and advancement in title. The successful applicant would contribute to the instruction of four (4) undergraduate level courses during each of the fall and spring semesters. The successful candidate will be expected to teach introductory biology courses for majors and/or non-majors and introductory microbiology courses for intended nurses. We expect the use of innovative teaching approaches and collaboration with departmental colleagues. Undergraduate advising and participation in professional service are expected.
Contingent upon available funds.

Minimum Education/Experience :

A Masters degree and 18 graduate-level credit hours in Biology or a closely related discipline such as, but not limited to, Microbiology and Immunology, is required for appointment as teaching instructor. A doctoral degree in Biology or a closely related discipline such as, but not limited to, Microbiology and Immunology, is required for consideration for appointment as teaching assistant professor. All education must be documented from an appropriately accredited institution or certified as equivalent to required accredited education.

License or Certification Required by Statute or Regulation :

none

Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education :

Prior teaching experience of at least one year and/or postdoctoral experience preferred.

Special Instructions to Applicant :

Applicants must submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, contact information for at least three references, and a statement of teaching experience/philosophy online at <a>www.jobs.ecu.edu</a> using the position number 937871. Applicants are expected to include examples of or potential contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusivity in their cover letter as well as teaching statement.

We will ask top candidates to have three reference letters sent to Dr. Ed Stellwag, [email protected], Search Committee Chair, or Mr. Nicholas Duncan, [email protected] (Administrative Associate) within seven days of notification.

Inquiries regarding the University’s policies and goals regarding diversity may be directed to: Office for Equity and Diversity (<a>https://oed.ecu.edu/</a>).

Official transcripts and official letters of reference are required upon employment.

Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.

Additional Instructions to Applicant:

In order to be considered for this position, applicants must complete a candidate profile online via the PeopleAdmin system and submit any requested documents. Additionally, applicants that possess the preferred education and experience must also possess the minimum education/experience, if applicable.

Job Open Date :

06/07/2022

Open Until Filled:

Yes

Initial Screening Begins :

06/21/2022

Rank Level:

Not Applicable

Quick Link for Direct Access to Posting :

https://ecu.peopleadmin.com/postings/52216

AA/EOE :

East Carolina University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and seeks to create an environment that fosters the recruitment and retention of a more diverse student body, faculty, staff and administration. We encourage qualified applicants from women, minorities, veterans, individuals with a disability, and historically underrepresented groups. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race/ethnicity, color, genetic information, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, political affiliation, or veteran status.

Individuals requesting accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act (ADAAA) should contact the Department of Human Resources at (252) 737-1018 (Voice/TTY) or [email protected].

Eligibility for Employment :

Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. ECU participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.

Office of Human Resources Contact Information :

If you experience any problems accessing the system or have questions about the application process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at (252) 328-9847 or toll free at 1-866-489-1740 or send an email to [email protected] Our office is available to provide assistance Monday-Friday from 8:00-5:00 EST.

Organization

ECU offers a challenging academic environment and an energetic campus life. We are committed to excellence through a talented and diverse faculty and staff. One of the perks of working at ECU is that you can take up to 9 credit hours of classes per year at no cost to you. There is also a textbook loan program in place available to permanent ECU staff and faculty, or their eligible dependent children or spouse. ECU also offers excellent benefits, including health care and retirement plans, and generous leave time.

Scholarship. Discovery. Service. Leadership.

Here, those values are more than just buzzwords. They indicate the wealth of opportunity that ECU students experience while engaging in the rigorous pursuit of knowledge. They define the many ways in which students innovate and forge new paths. They encompass the life lessons our students learn while serving others and improving communities. They emphasize the encouragement our students receive to stand up and lead the way into a brighter tomorrow. http://www.ecu.edu/cs-acad/admissions/whyecu.cfm

To be a national model for student success, public service and regional transformation, East Carolina University:

  • Uses innovative learning strategies and delivery methods to maximize access;
  • Prepares students with the knowledge, skills and values to succeed in a global, multicultural society;
  • Develops tomorrow's leaders to serve and inspire positive change;
  • Discovers new knowledge and innovations to support a thriving future for eastern North Carolina and beyond;
  • Transforms health care, promotes wellness, and reduces health disparities; and
  • Improves quality of life through cultural enrichment, academics, the arts, and athletics.

http://www.ecu.edu/cs-admin/chancellor/mission-and-vision.cfm

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