The Department of Microbiology at the University of Tennessee invites applications for a non-tenure track position of Lecturer for a full time, 9-month lecturer appointment. The primary responsibilities of this position are to teach a core undergraduate, majors-level course in Immunology as well as other courses (depending on applicant background and department needs) that could include microbial pathogenesis, introductory microbiology, advanced microbiology, or analytical approaches in biology (e.g., single cell quantification and analysis). Mini-term and summer teaching may be an option for additional pay. The Department offers B.S., M.S. and Ph.D. degrees providing a first-rate environment for engaging students and colleagues in collaborative research and teaching efforts spanning global health, mathematical biology, microbial physiology, microbial ecology, symbiosis, and biomedicine. For more information about the department, visit our website at https://micro.utk.edu/.
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, 2023. 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.
Required Qualifications: 1) a MSc in the area of microbiology, immunology or related discipline; (will also consider a BSc in the area of microbiology, immunology or related discipline with graduate coursework in these disciplines) 2) teaching experience in microbiology or related disciplines
Preferred Qualifications include: 1) a Ph.D. in the area of microbiology, immunology or related discipline; 2) experience teaching in large lecture in-person courses; 3) experience designing and implementing instructional material that are modeled on student-centered learning; and 4) experience supervising and mentoring graduate teaching assistants.
Applicants should submit: (1) a cover letter addressing the qualifications stated above; (2) a CV; (3) a statement of teaching philosophy; and (4) the names and contact information for three professional references. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Please direct questions to email@example.com.
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