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Assistant Lecturer/Assistant Teaching Professor Biology

Company: Ball State University
Location: Muncie
Posted on: June 20, 2022

Job Description:

Position InformationPosition Title Assistant Lecturer/Assistant Teaching Professor BiologyBall State University and Our Pledge for the Future Destination 2040: Our Flight Path establishes Ball State University's ambitious goals for our second century:We pledge to provide a premier educational experience for every student.We pledge to partner with the community to improve the lives of our neighbors.We are dedicated to having a lifelong presence in the lives of our alumni.And when we complement these promises with our commitment to our enduring values , we define that which makes our University and its culture distinctive.Our faculty are collegial, collaborative, innovative, inclusive, and adaptive, both within and beyond one's home unit. These attributes include commitments to collaborative discourse, interdisciplinary inquiry, and enterprising learning practices.Our faculty are expected to be innovative, adaptive, engaging teachers across modalities; producers of impactful creative and/or scholarly work; leaders in meaningful service activities to multiple communities. We seek faculty members who are strategic thinkers, engaging our dynamic communities. We are committed to student and faculty success, impact, and access, within an environment that prioritizes inclusive excellence.We inspire each other to be critical thinkers and responsible citizens, so that we can pursue fulfilling careers and meaningful lives.Ball State University lives the values of Beneficence. We invite you to be part of our community.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. We engage students in educational, research, and creative endeavors that empower our graduates to have fulfilling careers and meaningful lives enriched by lifelong learning and service, while we enhance the economic, environmental, and social vitality of our community, our state, and our world.Inclusive Excellence StatementAt 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.About this OpportunityBenefits and Community Type Non-Tenure-track/ContractLength of Appointment FT Academic YearDescriptionThe Department of Biology has a full-time contract position of Assistant Lecturer or Assistant Teaching Professor of Biology available for the 2022-2023 academic year. Primary responsibilities include teaching Introductory Biology, Anatomy, and Physiology courses.Minimum QualificationsMaster'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.Authorization to work in the US Candidates for searches must have current authorization to be employed in the U.S. without employer sponsorship.Preferred QualificationsEarned 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, as demonstrated by student evaluations or by publicationsRequired Certifications/LicensuresPre-Employment Screening Requires successful completion of a background check and education verification.Position Title(s) SupervisedNoneEEO StatementBall 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.Department Biology:700060Department InformationDepartment Email or Phone Number (765) 285-8820Posting Detail InformationPosting Number 202200871FNumber of Vacancies 1Desired Start Date 08/19/2022Position End Date 05/05/2023Posting Date 04/15/2022Applications Accepted Through Date 06/01/2022Open Until Filled NoInformation regarding transcripts 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.Special Instructions SummaryIn 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.Search Committee Chair Name and Contact InformationFor inquiries regarding this vacancy, please contact Kemuel Badger at or 765-285-8820.Supplemental QuestionsRequired fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).Applicant DocumentsRequired Documents Cover Letter Curriculum Vitae Inclusive Excellence Statement Optional Documents Master's Transcripts Doctorate Transcripts

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