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Instructor of Biology

Florida Southern College
Lakeland, Florida
Commensurate with Experience
Posted Date
Apr 10, 2023

Job Details

Florida Southern College invites applications for a full-time Instructor position in the Biology Department to begin in August 2023. The successful candidate will be expected to teach undergraduate courses in Introductory Biology, both lecture and lab sections, equivalent to four courses during each academic semester.  A major focus of this position is to support our first year student success initiatives.  Experience in a broad range of biological content, with expertise in botany and plant science, is a plus.


Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled, but only complete applications received by May 25th 2023 can be assured full consideration. A complete application consists of a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching philosophy (up to 500 words), names and contact information of three references, and unofficial graduate transcripts.

About our ideal candidate



Qualified candidates will have completed a Masters or Ph.D. degree in biology or related fields and have a strong commitment to teaching and working with undergraduate students. The successful candidate will demonstrate a commitment to excellence and innovation in undergraduate teaching and be skilled in methods of engaged learning and the use of instructional technology. 


Founded in 1883, Florida Southern College is the oldest private college in the state. The College maintains its commitment to academic excellence through 70+ undergraduate programs and distinctive graduate programs in business administration, education, nursing, and physical therapy. Florida Southern has a 14:1 student-to-faculty ratio, is an award-winning national leader in engaged learning, and boasts 30 NCAA Division II National Championships. Florida Southern is ranked at #8 among the “Best Regional Universities in the South” by U.S. News & World Report in its 2022 “Best Colleges” guide and is included in The Princeton Review’s 2022 Best 387 Colleges guide and the “Fiske Guide to Colleges 2022.” 

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