Lecturer - Biology

Location
Georgia, United States
Salary
Salary Commensurate with experience
Posted
Mar 05, 2021
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

The Department of Biology seeks applicants for a non-tenure track faculty position beginning August 1, 2021. The selected candidate will be responsible for teaching courses in the candidate’s area of expertise.

VSU is proud to have a highly diverse student body and we are seeking to recruit and retain outstanding candidates who exhibit a clear commitment to diversity and inclusion and who will enhance the diversity of our faculty and staff.

Housed in the College of Science & Mathematics, the department is comprised of 24 full-time faculty who serve the people of the region through involvement on committees within the College, the University, and the University System of Georgia, and participation in professional, private, and community organizations.

For more information contact Dr. Robert Gannon, Department Head, via email at rlgannon@valdosta.edu.   

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Teaching introductory biology courses with labs for biology majors and/or anatomy and physiology courses with labs for non-majors. The teaching load is fifteen contact hours per semester for fall and spring.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Master’s degree at the time of appointment in the appropriate field (biology, exercise physiology/science or a closely related area where the candidate has eighteen hours of graduate coursework in biology or a related discipline);
  • Demonstrated commitment to excellence in teaching and learning;
  • Commitment to diversity and inclusion.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A record of effective teaching appropriate to the applicant’s career stage;
  • Ability to work effectively in a collaborative setting;
  • A record of mentoring students of diverse backgrounds.

Valdosta State University, founded in 1906, is a regional comprehensive university with a student enrollment of approximately 12,500. The city of Valdosta is located just north of the Florida state line on Interstate 75, is served by a regional airport, and is within a two-hour drive of Jacksonville and Tallahassee, Florida. For more information, visit http://www.valdosta.edu and for more information about the community visit http://www.valdostachamber.com

Online application is required and should be submitted by April 5, 2021.  Valdosta State University is an Equal Opportunity educational institution and has a strong institutional commitment to diversity. In that spirit, we are particularly interested in receiving applications from a broad spectrum of people, including, but not limited to, minorities, and individuals with disabilities. Valdosta State University has a non-discrimination policy that includes sex, race, color, sexual orientation, religion, age, marital status, national origin, disability, and veteran status.

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