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Lecturer of Biology

Indiana University- East
Richmond, Indiana
Salary is commensurate with experience. The University offers an excellent benefit package.
Posted Date
May 24, 2023

IU East At A Glance

Indiana University East, a regional campus of Indiana University, offers residents of eastern Indiana, western Ohio and beyond a broad range of bachelor’s degrees, selected master’s degrees, and certificates through its traditional main campus in Richmond, off-campus sites, and online program options. Learn more about IU East.

Indiana University East challenges students to grow intellectually and personally in a supportive and scholarly environment where faculty teaching skills and participation in the creation and dissemination of new knowledge and artistic work enhance learning opportunities for all.

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Job Description

Indiana University East, Richmond, IN, a primarily undergraduate institution, invites applications for a full-time Lecturer in Biology (with a focus on Anatomy and Physiology) beginning August 1, 2023. Candidate qualifications will determine the scope and responsibilities of the position. Candidates must demonstrate a strong desire to excel in teaching and provide on-going support for student success in and out of the classroom. Lecturers are expected to teach 12 credit hours per semester and participate in service activities appropriate to their position. Online delivery of programs is an important aspect of IU East’s enrollment strategy and preference will be given to candidates with interest in online education.

The Department of Natural Science offers BS degrees in Biology, Biochemistry, and Human Life Science. In addition, we contribute to several IU-wide online programs, including the BA degree in Sustainability Studies, as well as Graduate Certificate/Master of Arts for Teachers programs in Biology and Chemistry. We also teach general education for all majors, as well as biology courses for students in nursing.

Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Teach anatomy and physiology courses, including a 400-level advanced physiology course. Teaching may also include other biology courses, depending on qualifications and school needs.
  • Coordinate all sections (both in-person and online) for human anatomy and physiology.
  • Improve the human anatomy and physiology laboratory for students by developing new experiments, including the incorporation of our new Anatomage table, and by implementing novel and/or evidence-based pedagogies, where appropriate.
  • Manage the learning environment through keeping accurate records, submitting grades and other reports on time, and enforcing school and campus academic policies.
  • Collect assessment data and participate in departmental strategies to improve the program and the general education curriculum.
  • Advance the school and campus mission through service, such as advising, curriculum design, and participation in faculty governance.
  • Establish professional rapport with diverse populations within the university and community.

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