The Science and Mathematics Faculty in the College of Integrative Sciences and Arts on the Polytechnic campus at Arizona State University invites applications for a Lecturer with a focus on animal science for the 2018-2019 academic year. The Lecturer will be part of a team that includes Applied Biology faculty and other instructional staff dedicated to quality instruction. Lecturers are responsible for course design and implementation, including oversight and/or instruction of recitation and laboratory components. Course assignments are at the graduate/undergraduate levels and may occur in a variety of modalities (online, on-ground, hybrid) on the Polytechnic campus. The course load is determined by the faculty head and typically consist of four classes per semester. The successful candidate will also be expected to participate in service to the institution and profession. This is a full-time, benefits-eligible, non-tenure eligible position renewable on an academic year basis contingent upon satisfactory performance, availability of resources, and the needs of the university. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience. For more information, please visit https://cisa.asu.edu/.
Master of Science in Applied Biology or closely related field at time of appointment
Evidence of effectiveness in instructional activities, e.g., teaching, tutoring, mentoring, academic coaching
Excellent English written and spoken communication skills
Commitment to meeting the needs of diverse student populations and/or reaching out to diverse communities
A terminal degree in Biology or closely related field at the time of appointment
At least two years of demonstrated experience teaching undergraduate college level subject areas such as general biology, structure and function, medical and veterinary science, equine science, animal behavior and animal nutrition
Experience in course management systems such as Blackboard and online homework systems
Experience mentoring students in research or nontraditional learning-based projects
To apply, visit https://cisa.asu.edu/jobs and upload your application as one combined .pdf document under job number 12392. 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 excellence in mentoring
5. Evidence of effectiveness in instructional activities
6. 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 transcripts required prior to first day of employment. Direct job-related inquiries to Search Committee Chair Catherine Hart at Catherine.Hart@asu.edu. For technical assistance, contact CISAHR@asu.edu .
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: 12392; Job Title: Lecturer (Applied 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. P177605, 219360