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Instructor of Interdisciplinary Natural Sciences
University of Alabama

Date Posted Mar. 3, 2019
Title Instructor of Interdisciplinary Natural Sciences
University University of Alabama
Tuscaloosa, AL, United States
Department New College & Biological Sciences
Application Deadline Mar. 31, 2019
Position Start Date Aug. 16, 2019
  • Lecturer/Instructor
  • Natural Sciences
    Biology - General
    Sciences - General

New College and the Department of Biological Sciences, divisions in the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Alabama, invite applications for three-year renewable, non-tenure earning Instructor position in Interdisciplinary Natural Sciences. The ideal candidate will have an academic background in the natural or biological sciences, with an ability to communicate across disciplines and experience teaching online introductory biology courses and seminars on interdisciplinary environmental sciences or sustainability. The position is renewable based on availability, funding, and performance. Responsibilities include teaching, academic advising, and departmental service. A Master’s degree is required. Special consideration will be given to applicants with experience delivering online curriculum and teaching interdisciplinary sciences.

Applications must be submitted via the University website at and should include the following: a) a cover letter outlining qualifications, b) a teaching philosophy statement, c) current curriculum vitae; d) a list of three references with phone numbers and email addresses. All materials should be submitted online by March 31, 2019. Screening of applications will begin on April 1, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled. The position begins on August 16, 2019.

Prior to hiring, the successful candidate will be required to successfully pass a pre-employment background investigation and submit transcripts of all post-secondary education.

New College serves undergraduate students who pursue individualized programs of study. For faculty and students alike, the program provides an integrated liberal arts experience with access to the resources of a large, comprehensive research institution. For more information about New College, visit The Department of Biological Sciences represents many biological disciplines and serves undergraduate students pursuing degrees in Biology, Microbiology, and Marine Science. For more information about the Department of Biological Sciences, visit The University of Alabama is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access Employer and actively seeks diversity among its employees. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

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Contact Information

  • Dr. Ellen Spears
    New College
    University of Alabama
    Box 870229
    Tuscaloosa, AL 35487


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