POOL – Lecturer
The Molecular Biosciences Department 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. Starting dates will vary as needs arise. Fall positions will begin on August 18 and end on December 31: Spring positions will begin on January1 and end on May 16. The positions will be located in Lawrence or on the Edwards Campus in Overland Park.
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 cancelled.
10% – The lecturer should be available for reasonable appointments if a student cannot meet during scheduled office hours.
5% – Adhere to departmental, college and university policies.
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:
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.
Teaching experience in a university/college setting, as evidenced by letter of application and teaching history.
Ph.D. in biology
Additional Candidate Instruction
A complete electronic application will include a cover letter, a curriculum vitae detailing specific subject areas the applicant is qualified to teach, and the names and contact information for three references.