The Science and Mathematics Faculty in the College of Integrated Sciences and Arts at the Polytechnic campus of Arizona State University is seeking a highly motivated, energetic and passionate individual to fill two Instructional Professional positions in biology. The Instructional Professional will be part of a team that includes Applied Biology faculty and other instructional staff dedicated to quality instruction. Instructional Professionals are primarily responsible for laboratory instruction. Additional responsibilities include the design of curriculum and instructional programs, modification of lab exercises, and delivery of instruction. Instructional Professionals are responsible for set-up and take down of labs and grading of student assignments. Teaching load is typically 4 to 5 labs per semester or an equivalent combination of recitations and laboratory sections. Teaching and/or lab curriculum development during summer sessions is expected. Course load is determined by the faculty head.
This is a fiscal year appointment 7/1/2018 to 6/30/2019; and may be prorated based upon actual start date. Instructional Professional positions are fixed-term, benefits-eligible, fiscal-year, academic professional appointments with no continuing/probationary implications. This is not a tenure track position. Renewal is contingent upon availability of funds, satisfactory performance, and the needs of the university. Salary is competitive and dependent upon qualifications, experience and rank. Candidates must reside in Arizona, or be willing relocate.
Master of Science degree in Applied Biology or closely related field at time of appointment
Evidence of effectiveness in instructional activities, e.g., teaching, tutoring, mentoring, academic coaching
Commitment to meeting the needs of diverse student populations and/or reaching out to diverse communities
Excellent English written and spoken communication skills
A terminal degree in Applied Biology or closely related field at the time of appointment
Demonstrated experience teaching general biology and human anatomy and physiology laboratories at the undergraduate college level
Demonstrated experience in laboratory exercise design, preparation and implementation
Experience in course management systems such as Blackboard and online homework systems
To apply, visit https://cisa.asu.edu/jobs and upload your application as one combined .pdf document under job number 12391. Only electronic submissions will be reviewed. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Applications must contain:
1. A letter of interest outlining qualifications and experience as it relates to the position
2. Curriculum vitae
3. Statement of teaching philosophy
4. Evidence of effectiveness in instructional activities, should include, but not be limited to, copies of two sets of student evaluations at the postsecondary level
5. Information for three professional references (their position, title, e-mail, phone number)
The application deadline is June 22, 2018 at 5pm; and if not filled, then every Friday thereafter until the search is closed. A background check is required prior to employment. Official transcript required prior to first day of employment. Direct all inquiries to Search Committee Chair Catherine Hart at Catherine.firstname.lastname@example.org. For technical assistance please email email@example.com.
Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law. (See ASU’s complete non-discrimination statement at https://asu.edu/aad/manuals/acd/acd401.html; see ASU’s Title IX policy at https://www.asu.edu/titleIX/)
ASU offers applicants an opportunity to voluntarily self-disclose information for the University affirmative action plan; applicants may complete an EEO survey for the position they are applying for online. Information you will need to complete the survey: Job Number: 12391; Job Title: Instructional Professional (Biology); Department Name: College of Integrative Sciences and Arts.
General Information: Arizona State University is a comprehensive public research university named #1 in the United States for innovation for the third consecutive year, (https://asunow.asu.edu/20170911-asu-news-asu-selected-nations-most-innovative-school-third-straight-year) followed by #2 Stanford and #3 MIT. We measure our success not by whom we exclude, but rather by whom we include and how they succeed; advancing research and discovery of public value; and assuming fundamental responsibility for the economic, social, cultural and overall health of the communities we serve. ASU’s College of Integrative Sciences and Arts is home to innovative teachers who are guided by educational access, student success, applied learning, and interdisciplinary inquiry. We understand there are many paths to achieving a university education, and we build undergraduate and graduate degree programs and pathways that are flexible and relevant for a rapidly changing world. To learn more about ASU and the College of Integrative Sciences and Arts go to: http://about.asu.edu/ and http://cisa.asu.edu.