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Faculty Non Tenure Track, Lecturer - Biology
Utah Valley University


Date Posted Jul. 30, 2020
Title Faculty Non Tenure Track, Lecturer - Biology
University Utah Valley University
Orem, UT, United States
Department
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
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Faculty Non Tenure Track, Lecturer - Biology


Position Category: Faculty - Non Tenure Track (FT)

Summary:

The successful applicant will teach General Biology (BIOL 1010) for non-majors, College Biology (BIOL 1610) for majors, and other courses as needed by the department. Responsibilities include creating course content and activities that provide learning opportunities for students, managing a variety of learning environments, and participating collaboratively and professionally to support the department, college, and students.

UVU offers an excellent benefits package which includes a generous leave policy, 12 paid holidays, affordable medical and dental insurance options, life and AD&D insurance, tuition waiver (undergraduate resident) for employee and dependents and substantial employer contribution to a retirement plan.

Required Qualifications:

Graduation from an accredited institution with a Masters of Science, and experience and expertise in teaching Biology or related field.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of theory and practice relevant to introductory biology.
  • Knowledge of the relevance of Biology to the individual and society
  • Knowledge of biology research methods.
  • Knowledge of the relationships between biology and other fields of science.
  • Knowledge of online learning platforms and of effective online pedagogies.
  • Skills in the design and instruction of engaged, active-learning pedagogies.
  • Ability to communicate in written and verbal form with various students, faculty, and others.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with students and support staff.
  • Ability to develop curriculum and teach and design courses.


Preferred Qualifications:

Physical Requirements:

Frequent standing, sitting, and walking; continuous ability to see, hear, and speak; Able to lift up to 10 pounds; frequent fine hand manipulation as associated with the use of a computer.

Benefits Summary:

UVU offers an excellent benefits package which includes a generous leave policy, 12 paid holidays, affordable medical and dental insurance options, life and AD&D insurance, tuition waiver (undergraduate resident) for employee and dependents and substantial employer contribution to a retirement plan.

FLSA: Exempt

Pay Range: DOQ

Advertisement Number: FAC08520

Open Date: 07/28/2020

Review Start Date: 08/03/2020

Close Date:

Open Until Filled: Yes

Special Instructions to Applicant: Priority consideration will be given to those applicants who apply on or before the Review Start Date." This job advertisement may close at any time after the review date.

Please list a minimum of three business references. References may be contacted at some point during the screening and selection process for a letter of recommendation.

To apply, visit: https://www.uvu.jobs/postings/19459

Employment decisions are made on the basis of an applicants qualifications and ability to perform the job without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age (40 and over), disability, veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth, or pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information, or other bases protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.


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