The Department of Biological Sciences at the University of Pittsburgh invites applications for a full-time Lecturer position on an 8-month basis with an anticipated start date of 28 August 2017. This position is outside of the tenure stream and subject to annual review. Applicants must have an MS or PhD in biology. The position entails advising undergraduate students (approximately 1000 students shared with three other advisors; 2/3 time) and teaching one course per term (1/3 time).
Application Process: Applicants can apply on line at: https://facultysearch.as.pitt.edu/apply/index/MTcy. Candidates should submit (a) a letter of application, (b) a CV, a teaching portfolio (teaching statement, teaching materials, teaching evaluations), (d) a summary of other relevant experience, if applicable, (e) a brief description of how your teaching or service demonstrates a commitment to diversity and inclusion, and (f) at least three letters of reference. Applications will be reviewed starting 10 January 2017 and will continue until the position is filled. For each reference, you will have the opportunity to input a personal email address or an email address generated through lnterfolio's Online Application Delivery. In both cases, an email notification will be sent to the designated address with instructions about uploading the letters to our system. The appointment requires administrative and budgetary approval. The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity. EEO / AA/M/F/Vets/Disabled. Further information about the Department of Biological Sciences is available at: http://www.biology.pitt.edu.
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