Biology Lecturer – Tennessee

Agency
University of Tennessee at Martin
Location
Martin, Tennessee
Job Category
Faculty Appointments
Salary
Commensurate with qualifications
Start Date
08/01/2021
Last Date to Apply
02/01/2021
Website
https://www.utm.edu/departments/personnel/fac_emp.php
Description
The successful candidate will teach a combination of an upper division genetics lecture course, introductory biology lecture courses, and introductory biology laboratory courses offered by the Department of Biological Sciences for Fall 2021 and Spring 2022. This full-time teaching position (a maximum of 15 credit hours per semester) does not require student advising, departmental or university service, or scholarly activity. Preference will be given to individuals with demonstrated undergraduate teaching excellence. The University of Tennessee at Martin is a primary campus in the University of Tennessee System. The campus is located in Northwest Tennessee approximately 125 miles north of Memphis and 150 miles west of Nashville. The University of Tennessee at Martin has a combined graduate and undergraduate enrollment of approximately 7,000 students. The emphasis is solidly on excellence in teaching. Additional information about the University of Tennessee at Martin and the Department of Biological Sciences can be found at www.utm.edu/departments/cens/biology/index.php The Search Committee will begin evaluating complete applications March 1, 2021 and will continue until a suitable candidate is identified. The University of Tennessee is an EEO/AA/Title VI/Title IX/Section 504/ADA/ADEA institution in the provision of its education and employment programs and services. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, or covered veteran status. Interested persons must submit an online application at http://www.utm.edu/departments/personnel/employment.php or www.utm.edu and click “Employment” at the bottom of the page. Applicant must attach a letter of application, a current vita, a statement of teaching philosophy, and an official transcript for the terminal degree. In addition, applicants will need to arrange for three original, current letters of reference to be sent independently as hard copies or PDF files to: Dr. James Smart, Lecturer Search Committee Chair, Department of Biological Sciences, 249 Brehm Hall, 574 University Street, The University of Tennessee at Martin, Martin, TN 38238, or jsmart@utm.edu. Incomplete submissions will not be considered.
Qualifications
Applicants must have completed all requirements for a Master’s degree in a biological science or related field with 18 hours of graduate credit in a biological science by the time of appointment. The Search Committee will begin evaluating complete applications March 1, 2021 and will continue until a suitable candidate is identified. Interested persons must submit an online application at http://www.utm.edu/departments/personnel/employment.php or www.utm.edu and click “Employment” at the bottom of the page. Applicant must attach a letter of application, a current vita, a statement of teaching philosophy, and an official transcript for the terminal degree. In addition, applicants will need to arrange for three original, current letters of reference to be sent independently as hard copies or PDF files to: Dr. James Smart, Lecturer Search Committee Chair, Department of Biological Sciences, 249 Brehm Hall, 574 University Street, The University of Tennessee at Martin, Martin, TN 38238, or jsmart@utm.edu. Incomplete submissions will not be considered.
Contact Person
Ms. Dawn Dill, Department Administrative Assistant, and Dr. James Smart, Search Committee Chair
Contact Phone
731-881-7171
Contact eMail
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