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Instructor of Life Science

Ball State University

Last Updated: 9/28/22

Job Description

The Indiana Academy for Science, Mathematics and Humanities, a residential school for academically gifted high school juniors and seniors, welcomes applications for full time contract position for the academic year. The Academy is located on the campus of Ball State University.

At Ball State University, Inclusiveness and freedom of expression are a part of our enduring values and inform all of our efforts. We encourage applicants to familiarize themselves with our Inclusive Excellence Plan to learn more about our commitment and to identify how you might contribute to these efforts.

Description: The Indiana Academy for Science, Mathematics, and Humanities is a residential school for academically gifted high school juniors and seniors devoted to the education of students who demonstrate extraordinary intellectual ability and a commitment to scholarship. The curriculum is designed to enable students to understand the past, investigate the present, and plan for the future. The Indiana Academy is located on the campus of Ball State University. This is a full-time contract position for the academic year. Primary responsibilities include teaching Human Anatomy & Physiology, AP Environmental Science, and electives as assigned.

Duties and Responsibilities: The anticipated assignment is three sections per semester of Life Sciences courses that may include Human Anatomy & Physiology, AP Environmental Science, AP Biology, Zoology, Microbiology or other electives as assigned. All faculty have an additional two hours assignment of a colloquium, research, or other as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications: A Master’s degree from a regionally accredited institution in Biology, Life Science, or related field. Previous teaching experience at the secondary or undergraduate collegiate level.

Candidates for searches must have current authorization to be employed in the U.S. without employer sponsorship.

Preferred Qualifications: Doctoral degree from a regionally accredited institution in Life Science or related field; significant previous teaching experience at the secondary level or undergraduate collegiate level.

Apply online at: https://bsu.peopleadmin.com/postings/30019. Include the following documents with your application: curriculum vitae and cover letter addressed to Joel Olufowote. In the Applicant Documents section of this application, please provide an inclusive excellence statement describing how you would contribute to the development of a diverse and inclusive learning community at Ball State University through your teaching, research, and/or service. Please include examples of your contributions when possible. Word limit 500.

The option to upload transcripts is available. Original, official transcripts showing the highest related degree earned 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 24, 2022.

Ball State University is located in Muncie, Indiana, on an attractive campus 45 miles northeast of Indianapolis. Approximately 22,000 graduate and undergraduate students enroll in one of eight academic colleges that offer 120 undergraduate programs. We offer more than 140 master’s, doctoral, certificate, and specialist degrees, with many of them ranking among the best in the nation. Ball State aspires to be the model of the most student-centered and community-engaged of the 21st century public research universities, transforming entrepreneurial learners into impactful leaders – committed to improving the quality of life for all.

The Ball State way is rooted in the Beneficence Pledge – a commitment to excellence in teaching and scholarship, honesty and integrity, social responsibility, gratitude and valuing the intrinsic worth of each member of our community. Ball State students, faculty and staff are empowered in a culture that believes in them and demands they believe in themselves. They are partners in an innovative, immersive approach to education. They are supported by living and learning facilities that enable intellectual curiosity. We graduate scholars who are changing the world, and we’ve dedicated our University to do the same.

The university offers an excellent wellness program and extensive benefits offerings to include a generous paid time off package and paid parental leave. For further information regarding benefits please visit: https://cms.bsu.edu/About/AdministrativeOffices/HumanResources/Jobs/Benefits-and-Community/Faculty

Ball State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that is strongly and actively committed to diversity within its community. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status.



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Muncie, Indiana, United States
Ball State University is located in Muncie, Indiana, on an attractive campus 45 miles northeast of Indianapolis. Approximately 22,000 graduate and undergraduate students enroll in one of eight academic colleges that offer 120 undergraduate programs. We offer more than 140 master’s, doctoral, certificate, and specialist degrees, with many of them ranking among the best in the nation. Ball Sta...