Lecturer, Fall 2022
The University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Knoxville, Tennessee

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Lecturer, Fall 2022

Location:
Knoxville, TN
Open Date:
May 26, 2022
Description:

The Department of Biochemistry & Cellular and Molecular Biology and at the University of Tennessee invites applications for a non-tenure track, full-time, 9-month position of Lecturer. The primary responsibilities of this position are to teach core undergraduate classes for majors that could include: BCMB 401 Biochemistry, BCMB 402, Advanced Biochemistry, BCMB 419, cellular and comparative biochemistry laboratory and possibly in other BCMB courses, depending on the needs of the department and the qualifications of the successful applicant. Summer teaching may be an option for additional pay. The Department offers B.S., M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Biochemistry & Cellular and Molecular Biology, providing a first-rate environment for engaging students and colleagues in collaborative research and teaching efforts spanning biochemistry, biophysics, molecular and cellular biology. For more information about the department, visit our website at http://www.bcmb.utk.edu/.


Qualifications:

Minimal qualifications: 1) a Ph.D. in the area of biochemistry, genetics, cellular or molecular biology with significant graduate coursework in these disciplines; 2) teaching experience in cellular and/or molecular biology, genetics, development or physiology; and 3) a demonstrated interest in teaching using best practices for student success.

Besides these minimal qualifications, preference will be given to candidates with the following additional qualifications: 1) experience teaching in large introductory lecture courses in core biology; 2) experience designing and implementing instructional material that are modelled on student-centered learning; and 3) experience supervising and mentoring graduate teaching assistants.

The department is committed to building a culturally diverse faculty and strongly encourages applications from female and minority candidates. The expected start date is August 1, 2022. The position is renewable on a yearly basis, with the opportunity for promotion after 5 years. The University of Tennessee and its hometown, the city of Knoxville, are dynamic and growing communities located close to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park and many other natural areas.


Application Instructions:

To apply, send a cover letter addressing the qualifications stated above, a CV, a statement of teaching philosophy, and the names and contact information for three professional references to INTERFOLIO. Electronic applications in the form of a single pdf file are preferred. Review of applications will begin June 1, 2022 and continue until the position is filled.

 


Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment and admission without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information, veteran status, and parental status, or any other characteristic protected by federal or state law. In accordance with the requirements of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, the University of Tennessee affirmatively states that it does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, or disability in its education programs and activities, and this policy extends to employment by the university. Inquiries and charges of violation of Title VI (race, color, and national origin), Title IX (sex), Section 504 (disability), the ADA (disability), the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (age), sexual orientation, or veteran status should be directed to the Office of Equity and Diversity, 1840 Melrose Avenue, Knoxville, TN 37996-3560, telephone 865-974-2498. Requests for accommodation of a disability should be directed to the ADA Coordinator at the Office of Equity and Diversity.


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