Visiting Lecturer- Vertebrate Zoology: Eastern Washington University

Agency
Eastern Washington University
Location
Cheney, Washington
Job Category
Faculty Appointments
Salary
$53,513 expected
Start Date
09/15/2022
Last Date to Apply
05/24/2022
Website
https://jobs.hr.ewu.edu/postings/8530
Description
The Department of Biology at Eastern Washington University (EWU) invites applications for a one year visiting lecturer position with expertise in Vertebrate Zoology to begin in September 2022. The Department of Biology has 19 tenure-track faculty and approximately 400 undergraduate majors and 25 MS students. The successful applicant will have the opportunity to mentor undergraduate students working on independent research projects and is also encouraged to interact with graduate students. Although this is a one-year appointment, we encourage applicants to identify potential collaborations with existing faculty members to allow access to research facilities and continued research productivity. Teaching responsibilities include 45 credits per academic year, subject to departmental needs. Courses may include BIOL 304 (Vertebrate Zoology); BIOL 514 (Graduate-level seminar, Current Topics in Ecology and Evolution), BIOL 173 (General Biology III), BIOL 399/499 (Independent Study for students in the faculty member’s research area), and an elective course in the applicant’s area of expertise, such as mammalogy. Although all Biology sub-disciplines will be considered, preference will be given to candidates with a background including field-based research on terrestrial vertebrate biology and/or wildlife management and conservation.
Qualifications
PhD in Biology or related field by time of appointment Ability to teach a 300-level Vertebrate Zoology course Ability to reach an Introductory Biology course on plant and animal for, and function Clearly articulated plan to engage undergraduates in independent research experiences Excellent communication skills to meet the needs of our diverse student body Demonstrated ability to apply a culturally responsive and flexible approach that is supportive to the diverse needs. including universal access, of our students, faculty, staff and the public
Contact Person
Paul Spruell
Contact Phone
5093597499
Contact eMail
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