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Microbiology Lecturer

Employer
University of North Florida
Location
Jacksonville, FL

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Job Details

Job Title:

Microbiology Lecturer

Position Number:

311100

Requisition Number:

B08721

Position Type:

Faculty 11-12 Months

Time-limited through:

N/A

Type of Appointment:

Full-Time, Non-Tenure-Track

Faculty Position Sub-Type:

Regular

Length of Appointment:

N/A

Internal Recruitment?:

No

Working Hours:

8:00am - 5:00pm

Department:

Biology

Organization:

COLLEGE OF ARTS & SCIENCES

Division:

Academic Affairs - DIV

College:

College of Arts and Sciences

Approved Hiring Salary Range:

Negotiable

Pay Basis:

Annually

Equal Opportunity:

In 2020, the University of North Florida (UNF) received the prestigious INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award, the only application-based national award for U.S. colleges and universities that exhibit an outstanding commitment to diversity and inclusion across their campuses. In addition, UNF ranked highest among the HEED institutions and was recognized as a 2020 Diversity Champion.

The University of North Florida (UNF) is committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all who interact in our community. In building this environment, we strive to attract students, faculty and staff from a variety of cultures, backgrounds and life experiences. The University of North Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not commit or permit discrimination or harassment on the basis of genetic information, race, color, religion, age, sex, disability, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, or veteran status in any educational, employment, social, recreational program or activity that it offers. In addition, UNF will not commit or permit retaliation against an individual who reports discrimination or harassment or an individual who cooperates in an investigation of an alleged violation of university regulation.

Carnegie:

UNF is a Carnegie Community Engaged Institution. This designation celebrates the University’s collaboration with community partners from the local to the global level. It reflects UNF’s mission to contribute to the public good and prepare educated, engaged citizens.

Faculty Initiatives:

The University of North Florida promotes the quality and effectiveness of education and strives to maintain the highest standards of academic excellence in all phases of instruction, research/scholarship/creative activity, and service.

General Description / Primary Purpose:

We are seeking a candidate with experience teaching both the lecture and lab of Microbiology, primarily for students in the nursing and allied health fields. The successful applicant will be able to act as a course coordinator of the primary assignment, synchronizing multiple lab sections of one course with multiple instructors.

Job Function:

Responsibilities include: the preparation of materials for laboratory meetings, maintenance of course lab equipment, development of new laboratory exercises and manuals, the training and supervision of graduate teaching assistants, and contribution to the department’s service mission. Lecturer positions at UNF have a path for promotion and allow for faculty to contribute to departmental governance.

Faculty Position Required Qualifications:

Minimum Qualification:

  • Master’s degree in biology or a related discipline
  • Evidence of excellence in teaching
  • At least one year of experience in teaching undergraduate laboratory courses
  • Excellent organizational and writing skills
  • Strong oral communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and experience as lead instructor for a college-level biology course

Departmental Requirements:

N/A

Statement(s) of Understanding Definition:

Background Check: This position requires a level II background check, which includes fingerprinting. In conjunction with the University’s policy, this position may also require a credit check.

Responsible Employee: The holder of this position is designated as a “Responsible Employee” pursuant to their role under Title IX. Therefore, the incumbent must promptly report allegations of sexual misconduct, sexual violence, and child sexual abuse by or against any student, employee, contractor, or visitor to the University’s Title IX Administrator or any divisional Title IX Coordinator.

Required Licensure or Certification:

N/A

Machines/Equipment used regularly:

N/A

Anticipated Start Date:

08/05/2024

Job Posting Date:

02/14/2024

Application Review Date:

03/10/2024

Open Until Filled:

Yes

Point of Contact Information:

Dr. Terri Ellis, (904) 620-2830

Hiring Official:

Dr. Cliff Ross

Location if not Jacksonville:

Jacksonville, FL

Special Instructions:

Applicants must complete an online application, as well as upload supplemental documents, at www.unfjobs.org in order to be considered for this position. Applicants who do not apply online and/or upload all the required documents will not be considered for this position. Once you submit both your completed application and uploaded documents you will receive a confirmation number. Keep the confirmation number for your records. If you have any questions about this position, please contact Terri Ellis at (904) 620-2830, or terri.ellis@unf.edu. Initial review of applications will begin on March 10, 2024.

Quicklink:

https://www.unfjobs.org/postings/26804

Organization

Mission Statement

Our student-centered mission is to create the next generation of thinkers, leaders, and problem solvers with the knowledge and experience to uniquely change the world. 

Vision Statement

University of North Florida will be the higher education nexus where diverse students, faculty, and organizations from around the world collaborate to creatively innovate for the advancement of society.

Values

We achieve excellence in all we do; we are an institution of uncompromising character; we lead with humility, humanity and integrity.

 

Integrity – We do the right thing for the right reason at the right time.

Respect – We treat everyone with kindness, we are informed by the perspectives of other, and we draw strength from our differences.

Accountability – We are responsible for how the outcomes of our actions affect others and our environment. 

Innovation – We harness creativity and talent to turn challenges into opportunities and problems into solution in a uniquely UNF way.

 

Strategic Goal

University of national prominence and distinction with North Florida as our catalyst and student success as our mantra.  Learn more about UNF’s 2020-2025 Strategic Plan.

Statement of Unity

UNF stands in unity and solidarity with all members of our community, regardless of genetic information, race, color, religion, age, sex, disability, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, or veteran status. We are proud of the diversity in our students, faculty and staff.

We strongly condemn acts of hate and bigotry as antithetical to the university's core values of mutual respect and civility. Actions and words that seek to deny human beings full membership in the broader moral community on the basis of arbitrary characteristics are intolerable. We stand opposed to violence in language or in action, and we see these as a threat to the mission of UNF as a public university that is committed to intellectual and cultural growth and civic awareness.

We pledge to stand with and for those who are the most vulnerable members of our community and to take actions that help our students and fellow employees feel safe and know that they are safe. We affirm UNF's unreserved commitment to student success within a diverse, supportive campus culture. We seek to embody the ideals of a free and democratic society, and we fully support and value each member of our community.

 

Company info
Telephone
9046202710
Location
1 UNF Drive
Jacksonville
FL
32224
US

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