Regular Lecturer in Biology

  • Baylor University, Department of Biology
  • Baylor University, South University Parks Drive, Waco, TX, USA
  • Sep 16, 2019
Full time   Biology/Biotechnology/Life Sciences

Job Description

Baylor University is a private Christian university and a nationally ranked research institution, consistently listed with highest honors among The Chronicle of Higher Education’s “Great Colleges to Work For.” The University is recruiting new faculty with a deep commitment to excellence in teaching, research and scholarship. Baylor seeks faculty who share in our aspiration to become a tier-one research institution while strengthening our distinctive Christian mission as described in our strategic vision, Pro Futuris (www.baylor.edu/profuturis/), and academic strategic plan, Illuminate (www.baylor.edu/illuminate). As the world’s largest Baptist University, Baylor offers over 40 doctoral programs and has more than 17,000 students from all 50 states and more than 85 countries.

Baylor seeks to fill the following non-tenure track faculty position within the Department of Biology:

Regular Lecturer in Biology

The Department of Biology in the College of Arts & Sciences (www.baylor.edu/artsandsciences/) seeks applications for a Lecturer in Biology to teach multiple sections of undergraduate courses, including genetics and introductory biology, develop student-centered learning activities for lecture and innovative curricula for lab courses, and promote a culture of discovery through excellence in teaching. Teaching responsibilities include multiple sections of undergraduate courses, including genetics and introductory biology. We seek an individual who has a well-established track record of developing student-centered learning activities for lecture and innovative curricula for lab courses. Candidates will be expected to promote a culture of discovery through excellence in teaching. Applicants should demonstrate enthusiasm to include their research expertise in teaching through the development of both independent and course-based undergraduate research opportunities that include collaborative activities with other faculty members.

Baylor University is a private not-for-profit university affiliated with the Baptist General Convention of Texas. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, Baylor is committed to compliance with all applicable anti-discrimination laws, including those regarding age, race, color, sex, national origin, marital status, pregnancy status, military service, genetic information, and disability. As a religious educational institution, Baylor is lawfully permitted to consider an applicant’s religion as a selection criterion. Baylor encourages women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities to apply.

Preferred and Required Qualifications

The successful candidate will hold a Ph.D. or equivalent in a biologically-related discipline and will have a track record of using or developing course-based undergraduate research experiences or other innovative approaches. Though not a tenure-track position, Regular Lecturers are eligible to progress toward Senior Lecturer rank.

Application Details

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, but to ensure full consideration, complete applications must be submitted by 10/15/2019. Candidates must have a doctorate in a field of biology.  Salary and rank will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.  Visit apply.interfolio.com/66646 for more details about this position or contact the Search Committee Chair, Dr. Mark Taylor at BioLecturerSearch@baylor.edu.

 

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Application Deadline

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, but to ensure full consideration, complete applications must be submitted by 10/15/2019.