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Lecturer

Employer
University of Georgia
Location
Athens, Georgia, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Feb 21, 2024

Position Summary

The Department of Cellular Biology at the University of Georgia invites applications for a LECTURER in Human Anatomy and Physiology to begin in Fall 2024.

Responsibilities:
Responsibilities include instruction of both lecture and laboratory sessions, primarily in anatomy and physiology, as well as managing graduate teaching assistants. The successful candidate will also contribute to the department’s undergraduate curriculum as needed.

A priority in the program is exhibiting care and concern about student performance and a desire to constantly revise and improve course materials to improve student learning and well-being. Lecturers in Anatomy and Physiology (A&P) are expected to adopt evidence-based pedagogies, actively engage in our teaching community, and be willing to learn from and work with others to deliver exceptional learning experiences. Participating in professional development is encouraged and supported to foster these abilities. It is also expected that Lecturers will contribute to the A&P program by:
  • Participating in yearly peer reviews of their own teaching, as well as that of their peers
  • Coordinating course delivery with others who teach the same course
  • Working with graduate teaching assistants to preprepare them for their weekly teaching duties, and to keep abreast of activities in lab sections
  • Assisting in the development of new undergraduate courses as needed
  • Participating in programmatic assessment activities
  • Other duties as needed
Special Instructions to Applicants

Candidates should submit (1) a CV, (2) a teaching portfolio that focuses specifically on the candidate’s qualifications to teach Human Anatomy and Physiology, and (3) a concise statement of their teaching philosophy. Three confidential letters of recommendation are also required, and applicants should list contact information of referees in their application. Questions about the search should be sent to cbsearch@uga.edu . For assistance using UGAJobs, please call (706) 542-2222 or email employ@uga.edu . Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position has been filled.

Posting Details

Posting Number

F1900P

Working Title

Lecturer

Department

Franklin-Cellular Biology

About the University of Georgia

Since our founding in 1785, the University of Georgia has operated as Georgia’s oldest, most comprehensive, and most diversified institution of higher education ( https://www.uga.edu/ ). The proof is in our more than 235 years of academic and professional achievements and our continual commitment to higher education. UGA is currently ranked among the top 20 public universities in U.S. News & World Report. The University’s main campus is located in Athens, approximately 65 miles northeast of Atlanta, with extended campuses in Atlanta, Griffin, Gwinnett, and Tifton. UGA employs approximately 3,000 faculty and more than 7,700 full-time staff. The University’s enrollment exceeds 40,000 students including over 30,000 undergraduates and over 10,000 graduate and professional students. Academic programs reside in 18 schools and colleges, as well as a medical partnership with Augusta University housed on the UGA Health Sciences Campus in Athens.

About the College/Unit/Department

The Franklin College of Arts and Sciences, its many units, and the University of Georgia are committed to sustaining a work and learning environment that is inclusive.

College/Unit/Department website

Posting Type

External

Retirement Plan

Employment Type

Employee

Benefits Eligibility

Benefits Eligible

Underutilization

Advertised Salary

Anticipated Start Date

08/01/2024

Effective End Date (for Limited-Term postings)

Job Posting Date

02/21/2024

Job Closing Date

Open until filled

Yes

Location of Vacancy

Athens Area

EEO Statement

The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status. Persons needing accommodations or assistance with the accessibility of materials related to this search are encouraged to contact Central HR (hrweb@uga.edu).

USG Core Values Statement

The University System of Georgia is comprised of our 26 institutions of higher education and learning, as well the System Office. Our USG Statement of Core Values are Integrity, Excellence, Accountability, and Respect. These values serve as the foundation for all that we do as an organization, and each USG community member is responsible for demonstrating and upholding these standards. More details on the USG Statement of Core Values and Code of Conduct are available in USG Board Policy 8.2.18.1.2 and can be found on-line at https://www.usg.edu/policymanual/section8/C224/#p8.2.18_personnel_conduct .

Additionally, USG supports Freedom of Expression as stated in Board Policy 6.5 Freedom of Expression and Academic Freedom found on-line at https://www.usg.edu/policymanual/section6/C2653 .

Position Details

Position Information

Classification Title

Lecturer

FLSA

Faculty Rank

Lecturer

Contract Type

Academic (9 mo.)

Tenure Status

Non-Tenure Track

Minimum Qualifications

A Ph.D. in Biology or a Biological Science is required.

Additional Requirements

Relevant/Preferred Education, Experience, Licensure, and/or Certification

Preferred Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies

Preference will be given to applicants who have demonstrated proficiency in teaching and managing large lecture courses.

Physical Demands

Is this a Position of Trust?

No

Does this position have operation, access, or control of financial resources?

No

Does this position require a P-Card?

No

Is having a P-Card an essential function of this position?

No

Is driving a responsibility of this position?

No

Does this position have direct interaction or care of children under the age of 18 or direct patient care?

No

Does this position have Security Access (e.g., public safety, IT security, personnel records, patient records, or access to chemicals and medications)

No

Credit and P-Card policy

Be advised a credit check will be required for all positions with financial responsibilities. For additional information about the credit check criteria, visit the UGA Credit Background Check website .

Background Investigation Policy

Offers of employment are contingent upon completion of a background investigation including, a criminal background check demonstrating your eligibility for employment with the University of Georgia; confirmation of the credentials and employment history reflected in your application materials (including reference checks) as they relate to the job-based requirements of the position applied for; and, if applicable, a satisfactory credit check. You may also be subject to a pre-employment drug test for positions with high-risk responsibilities, if applicable. Please visit the UGA Background Check website .

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Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume/CV
  2. Teaching Portfolio/Philosophy
Optional Documents

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