Lecturer in Biology
Job posting number: #7068380
Posted: July 28, 2020
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled
Job DescriptionJob Description
The Lecturer with an emphasis in Fisheries Biology, which is housed in the Department of Biology and Chemistry within the School of Arts and Sciences, is a non-tenure-track position. It is a 9-month position that involves teaching 24 credit hours. There may be an option for annual renewal of the position for a maximum of three academic years. Assigned courses may be taught face-to-face in Fayette or at one of our remote locations—or they may be taught online.
Essential Duties Summary
• The Lecturer will be expected to teach Biology classes for non-science majors, introductory classes for Biology and Conservation Management majors, and upper-level classes which might include Fisheries Management, Ichthyology, Ecology, and Stream Ecology. Assigned courses may be taught face-to-face in Fayette or at one of our remote locations—or they may be taught online.
• The Lecturer will be expected to supervise semester-long student capstone projects in the candidate’s area of expertise.
• The Lecturer will be expected to stay current with professional trends regarding pedagogy and classroom practices, assessment procedures, and other activities relevant to classroom performance.
Scholarship and Professional Development:
• The Lecturer will participate in academic matters such as integration of technology into the curriculum, syllabus updating, directing student research, and engaging in professional development opportunities as they arise.
• The Lecturer will be a member of the Biology and Chemistry Department and will receive regular mentoring from Department faculty.
• The Lecturer will be expected to attend Department and School meetings, and take on other duties, such as committee work, as assigned.
Masters in Biology, Fisheries Science, or a closely related field at the time of appointment is required.