Lecturer

Employer
University of Pittsburgh
Location
Pittsburgh, PA
Closing date
Dec 10, 2021

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Sector
Other
Organization Type
Corporate
The Department of Biological Sciences at the University of Pittsburgh invites applications for a full-time Lecturer on an 8- or 10-month basis with an anticipated start date of 29 August 2022. The position is outside of the tenure stream and subject to annual review. Applicants must have a PhD in biology and previous teaching experience. The position is for a Lecturer with a background in microbiology, computational biology, or biochemistry. Additional courses are likely to include Biosc 0150 Foundations of Biology 1 and Biosc 1010 Communicating in the Biological Sciences . Other preferred qualifications include documented success in some or all of the following areas: teaching large undergraduate classes, use of evidence-based teaching practices, use of modern instructional technology, or ability to develop effective teaching strategies for diverse student populations. Duties include teaching 2 to 3 courses per term (depending on class size); evening sections may be needed.

The Department of Biological Sciences is a highly interactive community dedicated to mutual success in our research, education and outreach missions, and Pittsburgh is a city that is often voted "most livable" in the nation. Further information about the Department of Biological Sciences is available at: http://www.biology.pitt.edu.

To apply, candidates should submit PDF documents of the following to Talent Center (https://tinyurl.com/ybjks7y3): (a) a letter of application, (b) a CV, (c) a teaching portfolio (teaching statement, teaching materials, teaching evaluations), (d) a brief description of how your teaching or service demonstrates a commitment to diversity and inclusion, and (e) at least three letters of reference. Letters of reference should be sent by the referee to biojobs@pitt.edu. Letters from referees will be due on January 20.

Applications will be reviewed starting 5 January 2022 and will continue until the position is filled. The appointments require administrative and budgetary approval. The Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences is committed to building and fostering a culturally diverse environment, so the ability to work effectively with a wide range of individuals and constituencies in support of a diverse community is essential. The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity, and diversity. EOE, including disability/vets.
The Chronicle of Higher Education. Keywords: Lecturer, Location: Pittsburgh, PA - 15260

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