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POOL - Lecturer
University of Kansas

  • Jan. 11, 2018
  • POOL - Lecturer
  • Undergraduate Biology Program
  • University of Kansas
    Lawrence, KS
    United States
  • Open until filled
  • Available immediately
  • Lecturer/Instructor
  • Biology - General
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Undergraduate Biology Program

Position Overview

The Undergraduate Biology Program at the University of Kansas invites qualified scholars and professionals to submit applications, which will be reviewed by the faculty and placed in a pool to be considered for part-time and/or full-time, temporary and/or regular teaching positions as needed. These are non-tenure-track members of the faculty whose primary role is instructional. Applications will be accepted throughout the year and appointments made when extra instructors are required to fill vacancies or in emergency situations. The successful applicant must have appropriate authorization to work in the U.S. before employment begins. The positions will be located in Lawrence or on the Edwards Campus in Overland Park.

Job Description

55% – Teach one or more undergraduate courses per semester. Teach appropriate curricula and grade by criteria outlined on syllabus. Write and administer quizzes and exams; grade exams, student papers, etc. Provide instruction throughout the semester, usually 3 hours week, one day a week.

30% – Prepare for and attend all class meetings. In case of absence, the lecturer must make arrangements for a substitute to teach class. Classes should not be canceled.

10% – The lecturer should be available for reasonable appointments if a student cannot meet during scheduled office hours.

5% – Adhere to department, college, and university policies.

Required Qualifications

Evaluation of the following requirements will be made through (1) descriptions of work experience and educational experiences in letter of application, (2) record of accomplishments and productivity addressed in resume, and (3) information provided from professional references:
Teaching experience in university/college setting, as evidenced by letter of application and teaching history, and either (2) or (3),
Master’s degree in biology (e.g., ecology, genetics, microbiology) OR
Ph.D. candidate in biology (e.g., ecology, genetics, microbiology) who has passed the comprehensive oral examination.

Preferred Qualifications

Ph.D. in biology

Contact Information to Applicants

Ms. Kandi Proudfoot, Business Manager
Undergraduate Biology Program
1200 Sunnyside Ave
The University of Kansas
Lawrence, KS 66045-7534

Additional Candidate Instruction

A complete electronic application will include a curriculum vitae detailing specific subject areas the applicant is qualified to teach, a cover letter, and at least two letters of reference submitted to Kandi Proudfoot, Business Manager, Undergraduate Biology Program, 1200 Sunnyside Ave, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS, 66045-7534

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