Biology, Full-Time, Non-Tenure Track, Lecturer

Oklahoma, United States
Salary Not Specified
Apr 29, 2021
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Online application must include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a teaching statement, a list of three references with contact information, and transcripts for all undergraduate and graduate degrees and degrees in progress.

Position Overview:

Lecturer provides a quality learning experience for students. Lecturer faculty performs instruction-related duties and responsibilities in a timely manner and in accordance with the mission, policies and procedures of the college. The relationship of the Lecturer faculty member to the student is one of teacher and facilitator of learning.

College/Department Overview:

The College of Mathematics and Science currently has 135 full-time and over 70 part-time faculty in 7 academic departments. The College serves more than 3,300 undergraduate students in 27 majors and provides graduate programs in Biology, Applied Mathematical Science, Applied Mathematics and Computer Science, Computational Science, Computer Science, Engineering Physics, and Nursing. Accreditation/Certification is held by ABET, the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), the American Board of Funeral Service Education, and the American Chemical Society. UCO is an institutional member of the Council on Undergraduate Research. For further information see our website at

Department Specific Essential Job Functions:

The successful candidate will be expected to teach day/evening courses such as Biology 1204: Principles and Biology 1225: Diversity in a variety of formats (face-to-face, hybrid, and online as needed). Service responsibilities will include coordinating the Biology 1225: Diversity laboratory and serving as the liaison between Biology 1204: Principles and Biology 1225: Diversity. Potential to teach other courses in biology depending on candidate's expertise and departmental need.


Experience Required:

An earned Master's degree in biology or related field awarded by a regionally accredited or internationally recognized institution in the field specified in the position announcement (exceptions require Academic Affairs approval). Possesses excellent communication, problem-solving, and organizational skills.

Experience Preferred:

Higher-Education teaching experience in Biology Principles (Bio I) and Diversity (Bio II) for biology majors.


Ability to work cooperatively with other faculty and staff is necessary. Reports to the Chair or Program Director and the Dean of the College.

Physical Demands:

Reasonable accommodations (in accordance with ADA requirements) may be made, upon request, to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

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