The Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at Princeton University seeks candidates for a part-time Lecturer position to teach our undergraduate course in evolutionary biology (EEB 309: Evolution) during the Fall 2020 semester. Appointment duty time will depend on student enrollments, and will be made for one term commencing on September 1, 2020. The course deepens students' knowledge about the process of evolution, about evolutionary theory, and about evolution in today's world. It is structured around two lectures a week, precept discussions, and readings of a required text book and additional papers. The precept discussion sections are led by teaching assistants and are a defining component of Princeton's emphasis on active learning. EEB 309 is required for all students with a concentration in EEB, with typical enrollment of 40-50 students each year. In addition to teaching lectures and holding precept discussions, the successful candidate will administer a midterm exam and a final exam, and advise students on an independent project in the areas of scientific writing, computation, or science communication.Interested applicants should apply online at https://www.princeton.edu/acad-positions/position/14841 with a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching (no more than 500 words), and contact information for no more than three professional references. The successful applicant must have an advanced degree in the biological sciences, be knowledgeable in evolutionary biology, and have teaching experience at the appropriate level. This position is subject to the University's background check policy.
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