The Department of Biological Sciences seeks to recruit two permanent, full-time lecturers.
General Biology: The successful candidate will teach introductory biology for majors, covering topics in basic cellular and molecular biology, genetics, physiology, ecology and evolution. The candidate will also teach a core laboratory course for biology majors that provides skills needed for upper division laboratory courses.
Physiology: The successful candidate will teach an upper division course and its companion upper level laboratory course in Animal Physiology. The candidate will also teach a required introductory course in general biology for allied health majors.
Successful candidates will have a Ph. D. in a relevant area (or areas) of biological sciences and experience in college-level teaching that includes both regular and laboratory courses. In addition, both candidates must have experience with current methods for encouraging student engagement and for the assessment of student learning outcomes.
UMBC is a medium-sized research university in the Baltimore-Washington D.C. area, whose combined excellence in research and outstanding educational programs have earned recognition by US News and World Report as the "#1 Up-and-Coming National University”. The university has also been recognized for its strong commitment towards the inclusion of women and students from diverse ethnic backgrounds. For information about the Department of Biological Sciences and its education programs, visit http://biology.umbc.edu.
Applicants should submit a cover letter indicating the position of interest, curriculum vitae, summary of current teaching philosophy and future teaching interests and at least three letters of reference. All materials should be sent, preferably in PDF format, to firstname.lastname@example.org. Review of applications will begin on November 15, 2013 and continue until the position is filled, with an expected start date of Aug. 1, 2014.The University of Maryland Baltimore County is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. UMBC values gender, ethnic, and racial diversity; women, members of ethnic minority groups, and individuals with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.