Biology, Full-Time, Non-Tenure Track Lecturer

Employer
University of Central Oklahoma
Location
Oklahoma, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Apr 13, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Biology & Life Sciences, Other Science & Technology
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time


Position Overview:

Lecturer provides a quality learning experience for students. Lecturer faculty performs instruction-related duties and responsibilities in a timely manner and in accordance with the mission, policies and procedures of the college. The relationship of the Lecturer faculty member to the student is one of teacher and facilitator of learning.

Teaches, advises and mentor students, evaluates student performance, and maintains department and student records in accordance with university policies. Adheres to the educational philosophy of the university. Works in a collaborative manner with colleagues and professional peers. Participates in university meetings that relate specifically to faculty. Serves on department, college, and university committees as requested. Prepares departmental reports as requested. Engages in teaching, service, and scholarly and/or creative activities as defined by the tenure and promotion policy in the UCO Employee and Faculty Handbook.

College/Department Overview:

The College of Mathematics and Science currently has 135 full-time and over 70 part-time faculty in 7 academic departments. The College serves more than 3,300 undergraduate students in 27 majors and provides graduate programs in Biology, Applied Mathematical Science, Applied Mathematics and Computer Science, Computational Science, Computer Science, Engineering Physics, and Nursing. Accreditation/Certification is held by ABET, the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), the American Board of Funeral Service Education, and the American Chemical Society. UCO is an institutional member of the Council on Undergraduate Research. For further information see our website at http://www.uco.edu/cms .

Department Specific Essential Job Functions:

The successful candidate will be expected to teach day/evening courses such as Cell Biology, Cell Biology Lab, Biology for Majors, General Biology for non-majors, Genetics, Human Anatomy and Human or Mammalian Physiology in a variety of formats (face-to-face, hybrid, and online as needed). Service responsibilities will include coordinating the Cell Biology Laboratories.

Qualifications

Experience Required:

Teaching, research, departmental/school and university service is expected. An earned Master's degree awarded by a regionally accredited or internationally recognized institution in the field specified in the position announcement (exceptions require Academic Affairs approval). Possesses excellent communication, problem-solving, and organizational skills.

Experience Preferred:

Higher education teaching experience in one or more of the following areas preferred. Cell Biology, General Biology, Genetics, Human Anatomy or Human/Mammalian Physiology.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

Reports to the Chair of the Department and the Dean of the College.

Physical Demands:

Reasonable accommodations (in accordance with ADA requirements) may be made, upon request, to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

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