Location: Binghamton, NY Category: Faculty Posted On: Tue Dec 3 2019 Job Description:
The Department of Biological Sciences at Binghamton University (http://www.binghamton.edu/biology/) invites applications from individuals with a combined expertise in general Biology and management practices for the position of Lecturer in support of our Introductory Biology Course Sequence. Principal responsibilities are the coordination of all discussion sections in support of two large-enrollment introductory Biology lecture courses, including development/refinement of discussion section materials, direct instruction of discussion sections, and the coordination and evaluation of graduate and undergraduate teaching assistants who teach remaining sections. In addition, the person will also teach a smaller-enrollment course particular to their expertise. Candidates with prior experience in coordinating large groups of people, teaching large enrollment courses, interest and ability in the use of alternative and innovative instructional methods, and familiarity with the use of technology in the classroom, will be given preference. Candidates comfortable in a student-centered environment and committed to the college mission are encouraged to apply. Candidates must have a PhD in Biology or related field.
Initial appointment is for three years, beginning September 1, 2020, with the possibility of renewal and tenure-track option.
Prior experiences in teaching Introductory Biology courses preferred.
Prior experience in teaching large enrollment courses, interest and ability in the use of alternative and innovative instructional methods, and familiarity with the use of technology in the classroom, preferred.
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