Lecturer I (Biology)

  • Prairie View A&M University
  • Prairie View, TX, USA
  • May 05, 2022
Full time Biology/Biotechnology/Life Sciences

Job Description


Prairie View A&M University

Lecturer I (Biology)

Job Title
Lecturer I (Biology)

Prairie View A&M University

Department Of Biology

Proposed Minimum Salary

Job Location
Prairie View, Texas

Job Type

Job Description

The Department of Biological Sciences at Prairie View A&M University invites applications for a Lecturer I position, starting in Fall 2021. We are seeking a full-time, non-tenure track (NTT) faculty member committed to excellence in undergraduate science education.

  • Plan, organize, and deliver General Biology and Anatomy and Physiology instruction in didactic, laboratory, and/or classroom settings to promote student success. Provide students with a frequent, timely assessment of and clear feedback regarding academic performance.
  • Appropriately document student progress and maintain accurate records such as attendance, grading, and achievement of student learning outcomes. Honor student confidentiality and privacy as per appropriate laws, regulations and college rules.
  • Proctor exams, participate in departmental meetings.
  • Maintain appropriate office hours proportionate to the instructional assignment.
  • Provide service excellence through courteous, informed, accessible, and professional engagement.
  • Fulfill assessment requirements according to the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) accreditation standards.
  • Maintain professional relationships with students, colleagues, and the community
  • Attend meetings, trainings, and orientations as required.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Required Education and Experience:
  • Doctorate (PhD, PharmD, MD, OD or DVM) in relevant areas of Biology
  • One year of experience in teaching biology at the undergraduate college level.
  • One year of experience in preparation and implementation of teaching laboratories.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Experience in preparation and implementation of teaching laboratories.
  • Expertise in instructional technology and experience in course learning management systems.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Three years of experience in teaching biology at the undergraduate college level.
  • Three years of experience in preparation and implementation of teaching laboratories.
  • Three years of expertise in instructional technology and experience in course learning management systems (i.e. Canvas).
  • Experience with assessment of student learning outcomes.

Job Posting Close Date:
  • Until Filled

Required Attachments:

Please attach all required documents listed below in the attachment box labeled as either “Resume/CV or Resume/Cover Letter” on the application. Multiple attachments may be included in the “Resume/CV” or Resume/Cover Letter” attachment box. Any additional attachments provided outside of the required documents listed below are considered optional.
  • Resume or Curriculum Vitae
  • Cover Letter

Application Submission Guidelines:

All applicants are required to apply via our Career Site on or before the closing date indicated on the job posting. Applicant inquiries received via email and websites such as Indeed, HigherEdJobs, etc. will not be considered unless the individual has applied to the available position via the PVAMU Career site.

The required documents listed in the above "Required Attachments" section must be attached to the application prior to the job closing date indicated to ensure full consideration for the application submitted. Please contact the Office of Human Resource on or before the closing date indicated above at 936-261-1730 or jobs@pvamu.edu should you need assistance with the online application process.

Background Check Requirements:

All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution's verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution's procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.

To apply, visit https://tamus.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/PVAMU_External/job/Prairie-View-PVAMU/Lecturer-I_R-044129

About Us
For more than 140 years, Prairie View A&M University (PVAMU) has been igniting passion in its students. With an established reputation for producing engineers, nurses and educators, PVAMU offers baccalaureate degrees, master’s degrees and doctoral degree programs through nine colleges and schools. The University has an enrollment of more than 8,500 students. Designated an institution of “the first class” in the Texas Constitution, PVAMU is the second-oldest public institution of higher education in the state and a member of The Texas A&M University System. The University is dedicated to fulfilling its land-grant mission of achieving excellence in teaching, research and service.

PVAMU is conveniently located near the rapidly growing residential and commercial area known as the Northwest Houston Corridor. The developing Northwest Houston Corridor offers newly developed suburban communities, a variety of shopping and dining near the Houston Premium Outlets and is a short, 35-minute commute into downtown Houston. For more information, visit www.pvamu.edu. Your career opportunities with a “University of the first class” begins here!

Prairie View A&M University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.

If you need assistance in applying for this job, please contact (936) 261-1730.

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