In addition to applying via UM Career site at careers.umich.edu, applicants should also submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy and experience, evidence of teaching excellence, and arrange for three (3) letters of reference to be submitted via the online application athttps://apps-prod.mcdb.lsa.umich.edu/search20/. We will begin reviewing applications on April 6, 2020.
The Department of Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology in the College of Literature, Science, and the Arts at the University of Michigan seeks applicants with a Ph.D. for two full time Lecturer III positions to begin 9/1/2020.
This is a non-tenure track position, with a University Year appointment period (i.e., runs September 1 through May 31 each year).
These positions will be full time and we anticipate they will begin September 1, 2020. A typical full-time (100% effort) load for a Lecturer III in the College of Literature, Science, and the Arts is three (3) courses per semester, or the equivalent in administrative and/or service duties.
The initial appointment period will be one (1) to four (4) years (depending on qualifications), and the appointment is renewable (based on programmatic need, funding, and performance).
The appointment is subject to final approval by the College.
Duties and responsibilities for these Lecturer III positions are expected to include teaching and coordinating discussion and laboratory sections for courses in genetics, training of graduate student instructors, service on departmental committees and participation in outreach activities supporting K-12 programs.
Qualified candidates will have a Ph.D. in a life science discipline, evidence of excellence in laboratory teaching, and extensive coursework in one or more of the target areas listed below. Excellence in teaching and instructional service will be a criteria used to select the successful candidate.
Candidates with training/expertise in Biochemistry, Immunology, Molecular Biology or Physiology are highly encouraged to apply.
This position is covered under the collective bargaining agreement between the U-M and the Lecturers Employee Organization, AFL-CIO, which contains and settles all matters with respect to wages, benefits, hours and other terms and conditions of employment.
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