The Department of Biology at the University of Minnesota Duluth (UMD) invites applications for a non-tenure track (term) 9-month assistant professor or instructor position beginning August 23, 2021 thru May 22, 2022.
Instruction of Biology Courses (90%): teach a non-majors biology course with a lab component (Biology and Society) and several sections of an upper division seminar course (Communication in Biology). In addition, the candidate will have the opportunity to develop an upper division course in their field of expertise. Examples include a course focused on current events (e.g., the COVID-19 pandemic) from an evolutionary perspective, the biology of climate change, or virology.
Other duties (10%): Hold office hours, attend weekly Departmental and occasional College meetings.
The Employer retains the right to change or assign other duties to this position, with or without notice.
Required Qualifications: Master's Degree in the Biological Sciences or related field such as Botany, Zoology, Genetics, or any other sub-discipline of the biological sciences from a regionally accredited institution. Communication skills (oral and written) at university faculty level. Teaching experience at the university level is required. Must have demonstrated ability to teach/interact effectively with a diverse group of students including those students who traditionally have been underrepresented in the Biological Sciences or related fields.
Preferred Qualifications: PhD in the Biological Sciences or related field such as Botany, Zoology, Genetics, or any other sub-discipline of the biological sciences from a regionally accredited institution. One year of university or college level teaching experience as lead instructor.
Internal Number: 339549
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