The Department of Biology at the University of Maryland, College
Park, seeks applicants for a professional track lecturer position.
Responsibilities include teaching two lecture courses each
semester, supervision of teaching assistants in the lecture
courses, participation in the development of active-learning
approaches to teaching, and undergraduate academic advising. The
assigned lecture courses will be BSCI170 Principles of Molecular
and Cellular Biology and BSCI330 Cell Biology and Physiology.
Consensus syllabi for these courses and the other courses in the
Biological Sciences foundational program can be found at https://bsci.umd.edu/syllabi.
A Ph.D. in biological sciences or a closely related field, with
an expertise in cell biology, is required. Candidates must have
substantial teaching experience at the college level. Experience
with active-engagement teaching methods in large lecture courses is
strongly desired. Successful candidates will bring evidence-based
and active-teaching approaches to the Biological Sciences
curriculum. The expected start date is no later than January
Applicants must submit a letter of interest including the areas
of teaching experience and expertise, a CV, a teaching portfolio
including a concise statement of teaching philosophy and
experience, available start date, and the names and contact
information for three professional references.
Lecturers are 9-month appointments and carry a full benefit
package. Lecturer positions can be renewed annually, based on both
performance and funding continuity.
Application information can be found at https://ejobs.umd.edu/postings/84958.
For best consideration applications should be received no later
than August 16, 2021.
For more information on the Biological Sciences Program at the
University of Maryland see bsci.umd.edu.
The University of Maryland, College Park, actively subscribes to
a policy of equal employment opportunity and will not discriminate
against any employee or applicant because of race, age, sex, color,
sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, religion,
ancestry or national origin, marital status, genetic information,
political affiliation, and gender identity or expression.
Minorities and women are encouraged to apply.