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Position Details

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Position will be posted for a minimum of one week, after which it is subject to removal without notice.

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The Department of Biology at the University of Vermont invites applications for a non-tenure track full-time Lecturer position in Genetics and Forensic Biology to begin January 1, 2018 continuing through the Spring 2018 semester and Academic Year 2018-19 with the possibility of renewal. The successful candidate will be expected to teach a sophomore level majors course in genetics and coordinate and mentor teaching assistants running associated recitation sections. We are particularly interested in candidates who have expertise in forensic analysis and/or human genetics and would like to take a leadership role in a newly-developed minor in Forensic Biology. Additional teaching responsibilities include lecture or laboratory courses for non-majors and majors from the introductory to advanced level in the candidate’s area of expertise.

Applicants are expected to have a PhD in Biology, Genetics, or a related field. Experience in university teaching, particularly courses for life-science majors, is strongly preferred. Submit a cover letter, curriculum vita, statement of teaching philosophy, evidence of teaching effectiveness (including course syllabi and student feedback if available) and the names and contact information of three references online at Search for the position using department name (Biology) only. The reference providers will be emailed information to upload their letters.

The University is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through their research, teaching, and/or service. Applicants are requested to include in their cover letter information about how they will further this goal.

The University of Vermont is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Applications from women, veterans and individuals with disabilities, and people from diverse racial, ethnic, and cultural backgrounds are encouraged.

Burlington, Vermont is located in the beautiful Lake Champlain region, surrounded by the Green and Adirondack Mountains. It is a great place for families, with excellent public schools and year-round recreational opportunities. It is home to the University of Vermont and three independent colleges that provide an academically stimulating and culturally rich environment. Montreal, Canada and Boston are within easy driving distances.

Job Open Date 08/16/2017
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Position Information

Posting Number F887PO
Department Biology/52060
Advertising/Posting Title Lecturer
FLSA Exempt
Position Number 013512
Employee FTE 1.0
Employee Term (months) 9

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Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
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