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Renewable Term Lecturer in Biology

The Department of Biology at Santa Clara University, a Jesuit, Catholic university, invites applications for a full-time Lecturer to address persistent teaching needs. We seek candidates with demonstrated expertise in teaching undergraduate biology courses in Anatomy and PhysiologyCandidates should possess a PhD/MD, or equivalent advanced degree in a biology-relevant field, including biology education. Teaching experience is required. 

Lecturers at SCU are primarily committed to high quality teaching, which broadly defined also includes curriculum development, instructional leadership, and student advising. Lecturer appointments are initially three years with reappointment terms of three years, followed by ongoing reappointment terms of six years depending on performance and programmatic need. Lecturers are integral and valued members of departments and are offered the opportunity for promotion to Senior Lecturer after nine years. Please contact the Biology department chair, David Hess at dchess@scu.edu with questions about the position of Lecturer at Santa Clara University. These teaching-related activities make up 70% of the expected job responsibilities. Lecturers are also expected to engage in service at the departmental level or higher (15%) and in professional activities that are appropriate to their discipline and contributes to their primary responsibility for teaching (15%). The successful candidate will teach seven undergraduate courses per year on the quarter system. This is a nine-month, full-time, non-tenurable appointment that may be renewed for additional terms contingent upon availability of funds, ongoing need, and superior teaching, service, and professional activity. This position starts September 1, 2021. 


Additional information on the SCU Biology Department, can be found on our website at http://www.scu.edu/cas/biology. Inquiries can be sent to the search committee by email at biology@scu.edu. Applications must be submitted through the HR portal, and received by 11/01/20.

Position: Renewable Term Lecturer in Biology
Organization: Santa Clara University
Location: Santa Clara,  CA 
United States
Posting Start Date: 9/1/2021
Date Posted: 10/3/2020
Requirements Ph.D. or equivalent degree in a biology relevant field including biology education. Applicants who are ABD or possess a Master’s degree, accompanied by commensurate academic experience in Anatomy, Physiology, or a closely-related field (3-4 years of college or professional teaching) will be considered.  Demonstrated excellence in teaching Anatomy and Physiology at the college level.  Demonstrated interest and experience with inclusive teaching strategies.
Status: This listing expires on: 1/1/2021
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Santa Clara University
500 El Camino Real

Santa Clara,  CA 95053
United States
David Hess

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