Submitted: 19 January 2023
Department: Biological Sciences
Institution: Clemson University
Job type: Full time
Apply by: 1 February 2023
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The Department of Biological Sciences at Clemson University invites applications for a 9-month, renewable, non-tenure track Lecturer or Senior Lecturer position to begin August 15, 2023. We seek a candidate with interest and experience in teaching lecture and lab courses in vertebrate anatomy and physiology, with emphasis on Human Anatomy and Physiology, Exercise Physiology, and Comparative Anatomy and Physiology. We invite candidates that address engagement and encourage diversity in the classroom and the community.

Teaching responsibilities during the academic year would focus on delivery of in-person, large enrollment courses and labs. General expectations involve development and delivery of course content, laboratory coordination, assessment of students, use of the LMS, assisting students during office hours, and working collaboratively with colleagues to improve the learning experience for Clemson students. There may be future opportunities to teach in other areas or in online courses for the online M.S. in Biological Sciences program. There are also opportunities to teach on-campus, online, or study abroad during the summer. Successful candidates will have a desire to join fully in the varied activities of our large department and to take on service responsibilities as they progress through the ranks.

The Department supports faculty development at all ranks and tracks. Promotion through the three levels of lecturer ranks – Lecturer, Senior Lecturer, Principal Lecturer – is expected. Salary level will be commensurate with education and experience, and a benefits package is included.

Department Description The Department of Biological Sciences at Clemson University includes faculty with expertise across the areas of ecology, evolution, and organismal biology; microbiology; molecular, cellular, and developmental biology; and environmental toxicology to advance the University’s discovery mission and to provide strong educational programs at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.

The Department, located within the College of Science, is home to approximately 50 full-time faculty, including 16 lecturers, supporting research and degree programs in Biological Sciences, Microbiology, and Environmental Toxicology. The Department’s student population includes over 1700 undergraduate students in the B.A. and B.S. degree programs in Biological Sciences and the B.S. degree program in Microbiology. The Department also has approximately 70 graduate students in M.S. and Ph.D. programs in Biological Sciences, Microbiology, Environmental Toxicology and 200 students in the online M.S. program in Biological Sciences for Science Educators.

For more information about the Department of Biological Sciences at Clemson University, please visit the Department’s website at Qualifications

Successful candidates should hold a Ph.D. in biological sciences or a related discipline at the time of appointment or hold a M.S. in biological sciences or a related discipline with significant teaching experience in large enrollment courses and/or labs. Ideal candidates will have demonstrated successful experience teaching university-level courses. Application Instructions

Applicants should submit the following items through Interfolio at (1) cover letter detailing why the applicant would like to join the Department of Biological Sciences at Clemson University, (2) curriculum vitae, (3) statement of teaching philosophy, experience, and interests with attention to describing teaching strategies currently used or planned to use to foster diversity and inclusion, (4) course evaluations, peer evaluations, or other evidence of past teaching performance, and (5) names and contact information for three professional references.

Inquiries should be directed to John Cummings, chair of the search committee ([email protected]).

For full consideration, applications should be submitted no later than 1 February 2023. Review will continue until the position is filled.

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