• Instructor or Biology

Grand View University


INSTRUCTOR OF BIOLOGY

Non-tenure track (8-month, continuing contract) MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Ph.D. or Masters in the Biological Sciences with preferred expertise in Genetics and/or Molecular Biology. Undergraduate teaching experience in Biology. DESIRED/PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Successful candidates are individuals with expertise in Genetics and/or Molecular Biology. Candidates should be laboratory-oriented and student-focused, and have demonstrated excellent teaching skills at the college level. Experience in teaching Introductory Biology courses and Genetics/Molecular Biology courses using modern pedagogical approaches is desired. The selected candidate will be expected to contribute to a team-centered Biology Department. Experience in a Biotechnology-related research setting is a plus. Interest in promoting student success, inclusive teaching practices, and STEM outreach is preferred.

DUTIES: Successful candidates will teach General Biology I lectures and/or laboratories, Genetics lectures and/or laboratories, and Molecular Biology lectures and/or laboratories. Teaching other molecular biology or biotechnology-oriented courses as needed. Successful candidates will also support departmental and institutional initiatives geared at enhancing student academic success. APPLICATION: Review of applications will begin 11/1/19. All applications must include a letter of application, curriculum vitae and statement of teaching philosophy that address the above minimum and desired/preferred qualifications, copies of all transcripts that include relevant course work, and contact information for three references. All applicants must apply through our online application process.

Grand View University is an equal opportunity employer. The University has a strong commitment to the principles of diversity and, in that spirit, seeks a broad spectrum of candidates including women, members of minority groups and people with disabilities.

Pre-employment background check required.

Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

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