Posting Summary: The Mountain Lake Biological Station seeks applications to fill non-tenure-track Lecturer positions during the 2017 summer academic term to teach courses in field biology. Advanced undergraduate and graduate-level field biology courses are offered in areas such as ecological genetics, community ecology, population biology, and behavioral ecology. Taxon-focused courses might include mammalogy, ornithology, herpetology, entomology, mycology, and botany. Anticipated enrollment is 12 students. Courses satisfy lab credit for Biology Majors. Courses run for three or four weeks. Instructors live and work at the Station for the duration of the course.
Compensation will be in the form of wages per course with no benefits. A terminal degree in Biology or related field is expected but not required.
To apply, please complete a Candidate Profile online through Jobs@UVa (https://jobs.virginia.edu), and electronically attach a current CV, cover letter, and the contact information for 3 references; search on posting 0619500.
Questions regarding this position or the on-line application process should be directed to:
Rich Haverstrom firstname.lastname@example.org 434-982-5615
The University will perform background checks on all new faculty hires prior to making a final offer of employment.
The University of Virginia is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Founded by Thomas Jefferson, the University of Virginia opened in 1825 as the nation's first public university. A longstanding dedication to preeminence in both scholarship and teaching; top ranking in global satisfaction, collegiality and work/family issues on the COACHE survey of early career faculty; a commitment to excellence that is integrally connected with diversity and a broad array of ben...efits make the University of Virginia a prime choice for both faculty and staff. The University of Virginia is located in the small cosmopolitan city of Charlottesville near the Blue Ridge Mountains, 70 miles from Richmond and 110 miles from Washington, D.C. The University of Virginia remains the No. 2 best public university in the 2013 edition of the U.S. News and World Report rankings. In the 14 years since U.S. News began ranking public universities as a separate category, U.Va. has ranked either No. 1 or No. 2. U.Va. continues to rank in the Top 25 among the best of all national universities, public and private.