The University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg invites applications for multiple visiting instructors in the areas of microbiology, developmental biology, and genetics to begin August 2019. All applicants are expected to be able to teach introductory biology, as well as upper-level courses. Pitt-Greensburg values candidates with a commitment to undergraduate teaching, experience in working with diverse groups, and the ability to involve undergraduates in research. Questions may be directed to Dr. Timothy Savisky (firstname.lastname@example.org). The application package should include 1) a letter of application, 2) a current Curriculum Vita, 3) a description of teaching accomplishments and philosophy, 4) graduate and undergraduate transcripts, 5) research statement and how you will involve undergraduates in your research and 6) contact information from three professional references. Application deadline: January 11, 2019. Review of application materials will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. The University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg, a four-year liberal arts college, offers 29 undergraduate degrees, 24 minors, and numerous pre-professional options as part of the highly-ranked University of Pittsburgh system. With low tuition, and incredible hands-on learning opportunities, we offer personalized education with dedicated faculty. For more information visit www.upg.pitt.edu.
A Ph.D. in microbiology, developmental biology or genetics or a closely related field is preferred, but candidates with a master's degree with teaching or related professional experience will be considered.
Assignment Category: Fulltime-Regular
Application Process: Apply online
Required Attachments: Curriculum Vitae, Teaching Statement, Other (see application process for details)
Internal Number: 18001818
About University of Pittsburgh
Founded in 1787, the same year the U.S. Constitution was signed, the University of Pittsburgh is one of the oldest institutions of higher education in the United States. One of three state-related research universities in Pennsylvania, Pitt is a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), which comprises 62 preeminent doctorate-granting research institutions in North America.Pitt faculty members have expanded knowledge in the humanities and sciences, earning such prestigious honors as the National Medal of Science, the MacArthur Foundation’s “genius” grant, the Lasker-DeBakey Clinical Medical Research Award, and election to the National Academy of Sciences and the Institute of Medicine. Pitt scientists have defeated polio, unlocked the secrets of DNA, lead the world in organ transplantation, and pioneered TV and heavier-than-air flight, among numerous other accomplishments.Pitt students have earned Rhodes, Goldwater, Marshall, and Truman Scholarships, among other highly competitive national and international scholarships.Alumni have pioneered MRI and TV, won Nobel and Pulitzer Prizes, led corporations and universities, served in government and the military, conquered Hollywood and The New York Times bestsellers list, and won Super Bowls and NBA championships.