Lecturer or Assistant Teaching Professor of Biology

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Lecturer or Assistant Teaching Professor of Biology

Additional Information

The successful candidate will join the Departments of Biology and Chemistry in the newly constructed Foundational Sciences Building, which features collaborative space, a research library and computer labs, and cutting-edge teaching and research laboratories. https://www.bsu.edu/academics/collegesanddepartments/csh/news-events

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Lecturer or Assistant Teaching Professor of Introductory Biology, Anatomy, and Physiology contract position available for 2021-2022 academic year.

Minimum Qualifications

Master’s degree in the Biological Sciences or related field from an accredited institution by date of appointment is required for the title of Lecturer.

Effective written and oral communication skills; commitment to excellence in teaching as demonstrated by a teaching statement and/or teaching evaluations.

Authorization to work in the US

Candidates for searches must have current authorization to be employed in the U.S. without employer sponsorship.

Preferred Qualifications

Earned doctorate in the Biological Sciences from an accredited institution and by date of appointment is required for the title of Assistant Teaching Professor; demonstrated teaching ability and/or evidence of scholarly activity, as demonstrated by student evaluations or by publications.

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Pre-Employment Screening

Requires successful completion of a background check and education verification.

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EEO Statement

Ball State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that is strongly and actively committed to diversity within its community. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status.

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About Ball State University

Ball State University is located in Muncie, Indiana, on an attractive campus 45 miles northeast of Indianapolis. Approximately 22,000 graduate and undergraduate students enroll in one of eight academic colleges that offer 120 undergraduate programs. We offer more than 140 master’s, doctoral, certificate, and specialist degrees, with many of them ranking among the best in the nation. Ball State aspires to be the model of the most student-centered and community-engaged of the 21st century public research universities, transforming entrepreneurial learners into impactful leaders – committed to improving the quality of life for all.



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Information regarding transcripts

The option to upload transcripts is available. Original, official transcripts showing the highest related degree earned is required at the time of hire (even if obtained at BSU). Degree verification will be conducted.

Special Instructions Summary

Names and contact information for three references will be required on the application.

Please upload any supplemental evidence of teaching ability and/or scholarly activity, as demonstrated by student evaluations or by publications as Other in the lists of optional document requirements.

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Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Teaching Statement/Portfolio
  4. Teaching Evaluations
Optional Documents
  1. Master's Transcripts
  2. Doctorate Transcripts
  3. Other

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