Teaching-Track Faculty Search in Biology at Emory

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Emory University

The Department of Biology at Emory University, Atlanta, GA, invites
applications for two lecture track faculty positions (open rank).
We seek candidates with a Ph.D. in the biological sciences and a strong
commitment to pedagogy and a specific interest in teaching and advising
undergraduates. Applicants having prior experience with evidence-based
teaching practices are encouraged to apply; postdoctoral experience is preferred.
Faculty appointments will be made at the lecture track rank commensurate with
current academic standing and achievement as Lecturer, Senior Lecturer, or
Professor of Pedagogy (see description of ranks and terms at
Demonstrated ability to teach introductory biology is most important, but we also
seek teaching and scientific expertise in upper level lecture and laboratory
courses, especially in cellular, molecular, and/or organismal biology. In addition
to teaching, commonly four courses per year, successful applicants will be
expected to contribute to the academic life and governance of the Department,
College of Arts and Sciences, and the University.
The appointee will join a cohesive group of tenure track (24) and lecture track
(10) faculty (http://www.biology.emory.edu/), working collaboratively in the
teaching and service missions of Emory University, a top 20 research university.
Emory is located on a beautiful campus in Atlanta (http://www.atlanta.net/), one
of the United States’ most exciting, diverse, and affordable metropolitan areas
with sports, natural, and cultural attractions.
Applicants should submit the following: 1) a cover letter; 2) a CV; 3) a reflective
statement of your teaching philosophy, experience, and interests (1-3 pages); 4)
a statement of your experience and vision for fostering an inclusive learning
environment for students of diverse backgrounds (1 page); and 5) if available,
sample course materials (e.g. syllabi, assessments, summary of course
evaluations; up to 5 documents combined into a single pdf). Applicants should
arrange to have three confidential letters of recommendation submitted on their
behalf. All files or inquiries should be submitted electronically to:
Review of applications will start November 1, 2019; to ensure full consideration,
all materials should be received by December 1. Preliminary interviews will
begin in December.
For technical assistance with Interfolio, contact [email protected] or call (877) 977-8807.
For questions about the position, please contact [email protected].
Emory University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Disability/Veteran employer.
Women, minorities, people with disabilities, and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply.

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