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Position: Lecturer – Biology
Institution: Utah State University
Location: Logan, Utah, United States
Duties: Teaching responsibilities will include a course load of 12 credits each fall and spring and 8-9 credits in summer term for a total of 32-33 credits per year. Primary courses will include Human Anatomy, Human Physiology, and Introductory Biology II. Additional courses may include Biology and the Citizen and other Biology courses dependent on student enrollment demand. Teaching will include lecture and laboratory sections. Courses and laboratory sections, including those scheduled in the evenings, are part of the course load expectation at the Brigham City Campus, including broadcast to other USU campuses when needed. Core duties include developing curriculum aligned with Biology Department standards; preparing lectures and discussions; developing student outcomes and assessments; coordinating Biology standards across all courses with the department and other instructors; developing and correcting exams; contributing to university, department, and campus service; demonstrating commitment to teaching and mentoring students from diverse populations; and supervising teaching assistants, graders, lab assistants, and teaching fellows
Requirements: Master’s degree in biology or closely related field; Ability to serve as a mentor, advisor and role model to students; Ability to work productively and cooperatively with colleagues; Excellent oral, written, and problem‐solving skills; Evidence of proficiency in teaching, including a background in pedagogy; Experience with cadaver based Human Anatomy and Dissection labs
   
Text: Skip to Main Content Welcome page Returning Candidate? Log back in! Lecturer - Biology - Brigham City Campus City Brigham City Campus Posted Date 2 weeks ago(5/16/2020 12:30 AM) Requisition ID 2020-2665 # of Openings 1 Job Locations US-UT-Brigham City Category (Portal Searching) Faculty Position Type Benefited Full-Time Job Classification Faculty College College of Science Department Biology Advertised Salary Commensurate with qualifications and experience, plus excellent benefit Overview The Department of Biology at Utah State University invites applications for a lecturer position at the USU - Brigham City campus. This is a 12-month non-tenure-track term appointment at the lecturer rank with a 90% teaching and 10% service role. The anticipated start date for this position is 1 August 2020. Responsibilities Teaching responsibilities will include a course load of 12 credits each fall and spring and 8-9 credits in summer term for a total of 32-33 credits per year. Primary courses will include Human Anatomy, Human Physiology, and Introductory Biology II. Additional courses may include Biology and the Citizen and other Biology courses dependent on student enrollment demand. Teaching will include lecture and laboratory sections. Courses and laboratory sections, including those scheduled in the evenings, are part of the course load expectation at the Brigham City Campus, including broadcast to other USU campuses when needed. Core duties include developing curriculum aligned with Biology Department standards; preparing lectures and discussions; developing student outcomes and assessments; coordinating Biology standards across all courses with the department and other instructors; developing and correcting exams; contributing to university, department, and campus service; demonstrating commitment to teaching and mentoring students from diverse populations; and supervising teaching assistants, graders, lab assistants, and teaching fellows. Qualifications Minimum Qualifications Master’s degree in biology or closely related field Ability to serve as a mentor, advisor and role model to students Ability to work productively and cooperatively with colleagues Excellent oral, written, and problem‐solving skills Evidence of proficiency in teaching, including a background in pedagogy Experience with cadaver based Human Anatomy and Dissection labs Preferred Qualifications Ph.D. in Biology or relevant field Demonstrated knowledge of USU curriculum, particularly in the Department of Biology Experience with diverse learning technologies Academic experience in program and curriculum building, such as creating new courses, student outcomes, and course outlines; Experience with courses for both biology majors and non-majors Required Documents Along with the online application, please attach: 1) CV to be uploaded in the Candidate Profile under “Resume/CV” 2) Cover Letter to be uploaded in the Candidate Profile under "Other Documents 1-5" 3) Teaching Philosphy to be uploaded in the Candidate Profile under "Other Documents 1-5" 4) Contact information for three professional references to be entered in the Candidate Profile Instructions to candidates: Applications will only be accepted through the online system at: http://www.hr.usu.edu/jobs/. Applicants are required to submit a letter of application stating their qualifications and fit to this position, a statement of teaching philosophy, a curriculum vita, and names and email contacts for three references who will be contacted to submit letters once the application is submitted. For further information and inquiries, please contact Nancy Kay Pierson (nancykay.pierson@usu.edu), Search Manager. Review of applications will begin 03 June 2020, and will continue until the position is filled. **Document size may not exceed 10 MB.** Advertised Salary Commensurate with qualifications and experience, plus excellent benefit ADA Employees typically work indoors and are protected from weather and/or contaminants, but not, necessarily, occasional temperature changes. College/Department Highlights The Department of Biology offers programs leading to a Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Arts degree. Majors complete a core of courses that provide an understanding of biological principles. Upper‐division courses provide integration, in‐depth study, and an opportunity for specialization within the different degree emphases. Additional coursework in chemistry, physics, statistics, and mathematics provides knowledge and analytical skills in these important related fields. This position will play a lead role in providing high quality general education in the breadth life sciences and depth sciences, and pre-health professions preparation to students across Utah State University. Visit www.biology.usu.edu for more information. Incumbent is expected to engage in the local community; specifically, at the Brigham City campus as well as engaging in local community activities/support. Implementation of innovative teaching methods and a commitment to promoting diversity in STEM is encouraged. Brigham City is located in Box Elder County, Utah, with a population of nearly 20,000. Brigham city lies on the eastern slope of the Wellsville Mountains, a branch of the Wasatch Range. Brigham City welcomes visitors as the “Gateway to the World’s Greatest Wild Bird Refuge.” Brigham City boasts a small town feel with bigger city amenities. Brigham City is 25 miles from Logan, Utah and 60 miles from Salt Lake City. The USU-Brigham City campus has offered courses in Brigham City since the early 1980s. The campus is comprised of two buildings, the Classroom and Student Services Building, which was built in 2015, and the Milton P. Miller Building. The 50,000 square foot CSS Building includes a 250-seat multi-purpose room, a 130-seat auditorium, a testing center, computer lab, and classrooms of various sizes. The Miller Building includes a variety of classrooms and teaching labs, including a cadaver lab. Courses are taught in both buildings in person and by broadcast via the Interactive Video Conferencing system The Department of Biology has over 700 undergraduate students, nearly 60 graduate students, more than 45 faculty at 6 campuses across the State, 11 administrative staff members, and well over 100 hourly employees. Biology instructors serve over 4,380 students each year through our general education courses. The Department of Biology maintains a large research enterprise. Biology and USU fosters innovation and professional development of faculty in their efforts to enhance student learning and engagement in offering support of professional association membership, conference/academy attendance, and an Empowering Teaching Excellence program offered by the Provost’s Office. University Highlights Utah State University (USU) was founded in 1888 and is honored to be Utah’s land-grant and space-grant university. USU is a Carnegie RU/H (Research University/High Research Activity) institution with approximately 27,800 students (24,660 undergraduates and 3,140 graduate students) on the Logan main campus. Utah State’s statewide system features eight campuses and 23 education centers and serves all counties in the state with Extension programs. USU offers 165 undergraduate majors, 138 graduate programs, and a variety of innovative stackable associate and certificate credentials. Washington Monthly ranked USU 14th in their national university rankings in 2019 and the 5th best public national university in the nation in 2018. As one of the two premier research institutions in Utah, USU is proud to provide a high-quality education at an affordable price. Additional information about Utah State University can be found here. A core characteristic of USU is engagement with communities and people in economic development, improvements to quality of life, and human capital. Through the practical application of knowledge, the University and its faculty engage and share expertise with the state, nation, and world, preserving the historical land-grant tradition of partnering with communities to address critical societal issues in the interest of the public good. The USU main campus is located in beautiful Logan, Utah; a city of about 50,000 situated in a picturesque mountain valley about 80 miles north of Salt Lake City. Outstanding recreational opportunities abound in the nearby mountains and proximate region. USU recognizes and values the importance of diversity and inclusion in enriching the employment experience of its employees and in supporting the university’s academic mission of learning, discovery, and engagement. USU is an Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate in any of its programs and activities based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, genetic information, sexual orientation or gender identity/expression, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by University policy or local, state, or federal law (https://equity.usu.edu/non-discrimination). The following individuals have been designated to handle inquiries regarding USU’s non-discrimination policies: Executive Director of the Office of Equity Alison Adams-Perlac, alison.adams-perlac@usu.edu, Old Main Rm. 161, 435-797-1266; Title IX Coordinator Hilary Renshaw, hilary.renshaw@usu.edu, Old Main Rm. 161, 435-797-1266. For further information on the notice of non-discrimination, you may contact the U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights, 303-844-5695, OCR.Denver@ed.gov. Learn more at: https://equity.usu.edu/. 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