The Department of Biological Sciences seeks to recruit two permanent,
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.