School/Unit: College of Humanities and Sciences
Purpose of Position:
Position will support undergraduate lecture and laboratory instruction in multiple sub-disciplines of Biology. The positions will address issues in meeting student demand in courses that are critical to VCU's mission
Successful applicants will teach undergraduate courses distributed across our curriculum. Primary assignments will be in either Ecology, Human Anatomy, Introductory Biology (majors and non-majors), Cell and Molecular Biology, or Quantitative Biology. In addition, instructors will teach upper level courses in their areas of expertise. Depending on the talents and interests of each applicant, assigned teaching may be online, lecture, laboratory, or field courses. Some positions may require presence on and off-campus during day, evening, and/or weekends, and a valid Virginia driver's license. Faculty members are expected to contribute to course, curriculum, and program development; participate in campus, university, and community service activities; and engage in activities to stay current in their discipline.
Ph.D. in Biology or related field is required. Preference will be given to those that have expertise in 1) Ecology, 2) Human Anatomy, 3) Introductory Biology (majors and non-majors), 4) Quantitative Biology, or 5) Cell and Molecular Biology. Prior college-level teaching experience is strongly preferred and successful instructional use of technology and hybrid/online teaching is an advantage. The faculty member should strive to broaden participation among members of under-represented groups, demonstrate through teaching and/or public engagement the richness of diversity in the learning experience, and will integrate multicultural approaches and perspectives into instructional methods. We seek applicants with lived experiences and/or professional service informed by worldviews and/or perspectives about minority group status including race, ethnicity, gender, sexuality, religion, and disability and who are committed to work in and foster a diverse faculty, staff, and student environment at VCU.
To be considered for this position please visit our web site and apply on line at the following link: www.vcujobs.comVirginia Commonwealth University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action institution providing access to education and employment without regard to age, race, color, national origin, gender, religion, sexual orientation, veteran's status, political affiliation or disability.