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The Department of Biology, Marine Biology, and Environmental Science in the Feinstein School of Social and Natural Sciences at Roger Williams University invites applications for a full time (9-month), 1-year appointment, non-tenure track Lecturer position beginning in August 2023. We seek a broadly trained biologist whose primary responsibility will be teaching the two-semester, introductory biology course sequence: Introduction to Molecular and Cell Biology (BIO 103) and Introduction to Evolution and Ecology (BIO 104). The successful candidate is expected to teach an already-established curriculum with learner-centered engaging pedagogies in the lecture and laboratory courses, and to participate in meetings concerning lab coordination across all sections of the Intro series. Lecturers teach a 4-4 load (4 sections each semester) consisting of a mix of both lecture and laboratory sections. Professional development funds are available to facilitate curricular advancements. The Lecturer position has no research responsibilities and is ineligible for teaching releases.
Masters degree or higher in Biology, Environmental Science, or a relevant discipline and documented evidence of teaching excellence are required. Candidates with two or more years of experience teaching undergraduates in introductory lecture and laboratory courses are preferred.
At the University's discretion, the education and experience prerequisites may be excepted where the candidate can demonstrate, to the satisfaction of the University, an equivalent combination of education and experience specifically preparing the candidate for success in the position.
Roger Williams University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and committed to a diverse workforce. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable state and federal law. For information on our Non-discrimination policy, visit here.
RWU prohibits all forms of discrimination on the basis of sex in its education programs and activities and is required by Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 (Title IX) and its implementing regulations not to discriminate in such a manner. Complaints of Title IX sexual harassment should be reported to the Title IX Coordinator at the contact information listed below. Details regarding the formal complaint process can be found here: Title IX Sexual Harassment Policy and Procedures. All complaints of sexual harassment will be taken seriously and responded to promptly. TITLE IX COORDINATOR: Dr. Jen Stanley, 1 Old Ferry Road, Bristol, RI 02809 / Phone Number: (401) 254-3123 /Email Address: [email protected]
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