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Biology Science Educators

University of Texas at San Antonio, Department of Biology

Description:  The University of Texas at San Antonio, Department of Biology seeks to hire two Biology Science Educators. The individuals hired for these positions will collaborate with other faculty to redesign undergraduate lecture and laboratory courses and align department courses with the core competencies articulated in the recent AAAS- and NSF-supported Vision and Change report. Teaching load will vary depending on involvement in education research and course development activities, and will range from 2-3 courses per long semester and 1-2 in summer.   Teaching responsibilities will include Introductory Biology for majors, non-majors Biology, Genetics, Nutrition, and Human Anatomy and Physiology as well as other classes depending on individual background. Applicants should have broad knowledge in Biology, a record of quality instruction, a clearly demonstrated commitment to using evidence-based teaching methods, knowledge of active learning techniques, and knowledge of inquiry-based laboratory techniques. These individuals will be expected to collaborate with current faculty on science education research projects.

Education Required:  Ph.D. in Biology or related discipline. The candidate’s research expertise may be in any area of biology, but broadly trained scientists with substantial knowledge of pedagogy and experience with course redesign are preferred. Successful candidate should have demonstrated teaching excellence, outstanding communications skills, and strong problem solving skills. In addition, the successful candidates should be detail oriented, flexible and creative, familiar with current teaching technology, and be able to provide evidence of ability to bring significant projects to completion. 

Terms of Appointment:  These faculty positions are full time (12 month) appointments with benefits.   

Additional Information:  We are committed to creating an environment that values and supports diversity, equity, and inclusiveness across the campus community. UTSA is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Applicants who are selected for interviews must be able to show proof that they will be eligible and qualified to work in the United States by time of hire.

Application Instructions:  Applicants should complete the Application for Non Tenure-Track Faculty Positions (http://provost.utsa.edu/VPAFS/forms/recruitment/index.asp) and submit to biofacultyad@utsa.edu, along with the following documents:  resume/curriculum vitae, cover letter describing qualifications, contact information (including email) for three (3) professional references.

Salary Range:  $60,000 - $65,000.


Anatomy and Physiology Instructor/Lab Coordinator

University of Texas at San Antonio, Department of Biology


Description: The University of Texas at San Antonio, Department of Biology seeks to hire an adjunct faculty who will be in charge of the anatomy and physiology lecture and laboratory courses.  This position involves assisting with innovative redesign of the anatomy and physiology courses. The faculty will collaborate with other faculty to develop learning objectives for these courses that are consistent with core competencies such as those articulated in the recent AAAS- and NSF-supported Vision and Change report.  Teaching responsibilities will include Anatomy and Physiology lecture sections and coordination of the laboratory courses.  The position also involves instructing laboratory sections as needed.  Applicants should have strong content knowledge in anatomy and physiology, a clearly demonstrated commitment to using evidence-based teaching methods in the classroom, knowledge of active learning techniques, and knowledge of inquiry-based laboratory techniques.

Education Required: Ph.D. in anatomy, physiology, a related field in biology, or a medical degree. Two years related teaching experience is preferred.  The successful candidate will possess a combination of education, experience, and training that would produce the required knowledge and abilities.  

Additional Requirements: Additionally, the candidate should have outstanding communication skills, be detail oriented, show evidence of bringing significant projects to completion, be flexible and creative, be familiar with current teaching technology, possess strong trouble-shooting skills, and demonstrate teaching excellence.

Terms of Appointment: This is an adjunct 12 month faculty position, full-time, with benefits.   The opportunity exists for a multi-year contract following successful completion of the first year of employment.  Salary Range- $40,000-$50,000

Additional Information: The University of Texas at San Antonio is committed to creating an environment that values and supports diversity, equity and inclusiveness across our campus community and encourages applications from qualified individuals who will help us achieve this mission. UTSA is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Applicants who are selected for interviews must be able to provide proof that they will be eligible and qualified to work in the United States by time of hire.

Application Instructions: Review of applications begins immediately upon receipt; the position will remain open until filled. Apply to biofacultyad@utsa.edu and attach the following documents: resume/ curriculum vitae, cover letter describing qualifications, and contact information for three (3) professional references.


 

 


 

 

 

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