Duke University, Biology

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Position ID:Duke-Biology-SEN_LECTURER [#20956]
Position Title: Senior Lecturer - Undergraduate Biology
Position Type:Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Durham, North Carolina 27708, United States [map]
Subject Area: Biology
Appl Deadline:2022/04/30 11:59PMhelp popup withdrawn (posted 2022/01/14, listed until 2022/04/30)
Position Description:    

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The Department of Biology at Duke University invites applications for a Senior Lecturer position, to start in July or August 2022. We are seeking candidates with significant experience and expertise in curriculum design and assessment, as well as experience with college-level teaching. The Senior Lecturer will also have important administrative responsibilities aligning our department’s coursework and degree program with the recommendations of the Vision and Change in Undergraduate Biology program spearheaded by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). Finally, the Senior Lecturer will help guide and lead assessments that evaluate the success and effectiveness of the curriculum. This is a non-tenure track, regular rank renewable contract faculty position with no independent research requirement.

Applicants should have a PhD degree in biology or one of its subfields, significant experience in teaching either large classes or lab courses at the collegiate level, and prior experience with curriculum assessment and reform. We are particularly interested in candidates with expertise in structuring courses and curriculum that demonstrably enhance learning equity among students with varied preparation for coursework in college Biology. Applications should be submitted as pdf files that include: 1) a cover letter outlining the applicant’s fit for the advertised position; 2) a curriculum vitae; 3) a 1-2 page teaching statement that includes information about the candidate’s efforts to sustain inclusive classrooms; 4) a one-page statement about the candidate’s experience in curriculum design or assessment; 5) one or two examples of course syllabi developed by the candidate; and, 6) the names and contact information for three professional references. If candidates feel they cannot fully describe their efforts to enhance diversity, equity and inclusion in the academy in their teaching and curriculum descriptions, a separate DEI statement can be submitted. For full consideration, applications should be submitted to Academic Jobs Online at https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/20956 by 30 April 2022.

Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation, creativity, and belonging. Our collective success depends on the robust exchange of ideas-an exchange that is best when the rich diversity of our perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes. To achieve this exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feel secure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals are respected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our community have a responsibility to uphold these values.

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Further Info:
137 Biological Sciences Bldg.
Box 90338
Durham NC 27708