Department of Biology
Assistant Lecturer or Assistant Teaching Professor of Botany
Ball State University
Ball State University’s Department of Biology has a full-time contract position as an Assistant Lecturer or Assistant Teaching Professor of Botany available for the 2021-2022 academic year.
Duties and Responsibilities: Teach Introductory Botany, Plant Taxonomy, and other courses as needed.
Minimum Qualifications: Master’s degree in the biological sciences or related field from an accredited institution is required for the title of Assistant Lecturer. Effective written and oral communication skills; commitment to excellence in teaching as demonstrated by a teaching statement and/or teaching evaluations.
Candidates for searches must have current authorization to be employed in the U.S. without employer sponsorship.
Preferred Qualifications: Earned doctorate in the biological sciences from an accredited institution is required for the title of Assistant Teaching Professor; demonstrated teaching ability and/or evidence of scholarly activity.
Apply online at: https://bsu.peopleadmin.com/postings/24210. Include the following documents with your application: curriculum vitae and cover letter. Names and contact information for three references will be required on the application. The option to upload transcripts is available. Original, official transcripts showing the highest related degree earner is required at the time of hire (even if obtained at BSU). Degree verification will be conducted.
Review of applications will begin immediately and will be accepted through April 1, 2021.
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