Professor of Practice
The School of Biological Sciences at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln is seeking applications for an Assistant Professor of Practice in Biology. This is a non-tenure-track position with a renewable contract. The applicant will be expected to teach high-enrollment introductory biology courses as a primary assignment. The applicant will play an important instructional and leadership role in the sequence of introductory courses for all life sciences majors across the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Areas of instructional expertise could include Cellular Biology/Genetics, Physiology, Microbiology, Human Anatomy, or Ecology/Evolution. Additionally, prior experience could include instruction in large introductory lecture and laboratory classes and/or research on college science education. The applicant will benefit from interacting with the active community of Discipline-Based Educational Researchers across science departments at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
Minimum qualifications include a PhD in Biology, Biology Education, or related disciplines. Preferred qualifications include one semester post-doctoral teaching or research experience.
To learn more about the University of Nebraska and the School of Biological Sciences, visit http://biosci.unl.edu.
Applicants should go to http://employment.unl.edu, search for requisition number F_170147 complete the Faculty Academic/administrative Information form, attach a letter of application, a Curriculum Vitae, a statement of teaching strategies/experience/interests, a summary of research experience, and include the names and contact information for three references. Questions regarding the application process may be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org. Review of applications will begin on January 16, 2018 and continue until the position is filled or the search is closed.
As an EO/AA employer, qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation. See: http://www.unl.edu/equity/notice-nondiscrimination.