Assistant Lecturer/Teaching Professor of Biology

Ball State University

Muncie, IN

ID: 7247373 (Ref.No. BSU43066)
Posted: May 23, 2024
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

The successful candidate will be able to teach undergraduate Immunology and Introductory Biology. Other teaching assignments may include courses in the applicant’s area of expertise. The strongest candidates will have a record of accomplished teaching at the undergraduate and graduate level. Applicants with broad training in immunology and microbiology are encouraged to apply.

The Department of Biology at Ball State University invites applications for a fixed term (non-tenure) faculty position in Biology for the 2024-2025 Academic Year.

Job Function:

The successful candidate will be able to teach undergraduate Immunology and Introductory Biology. Other teaching assignments may include courses in the applicant’s area of expertise. The strongest candidates will have a record of accomplished teaching at the undergraduate and graduate level. Applicants with broad training in immunology and microbiology are encouraged to apply.

Minimum Experience:

Earned doctorate in biological sciences or related field from an accredited college or university by date of appointment; effective written and oral communication skills; commitment to excellence in teaching; and competency in current research concepts and approaches.

Preferred Experience:

Demonstrated teaching ability in immunology using student-centered learning techniques; Evidence of teaching ability, as demonstrated by student or peer evaluation summaries. Evidence of scholarly activity, as demonstrated by publications.


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