Vertebrate Morphology Lecturer Position

The Department of Biological Sciences at the University of Pittsburgh is accepting applications for a fulltime, 8-month Lecturer position with an anticipated start date of 26 August 2019. This position is outside of the tenure stream and subject to annual review. The position entails teaching Vertebrate Morphology lecture and lab courses, Foundations of Biology 2 lecture course, and a upper-division communications lecture course. We seek an outstanding applicant with a PhD in a biology discipline, preferably with training in the areas of comparative anatomy, vertebrate morphology, and evolution. Other preferred qualifications include documented success in some or all of the following areas: teaching large undergraduate classes; use of evidence-based teaching practices; use of modern instructional technology; or ability to develop effective teaching strategies for diverse student populations. The Department of Biological Sciences is a highly interactive community dedicated to mutual success in our research, education and outreach missions, and Pittsburgh is a city that is often voted “most livable” in the nation. Further information about the Department of Biological Sciences is available at: http://www.biology.pitt.edu. Candidates must submit: (1) a letter of application, (2) a CV, (3) a teaching portfolio inclusive of a teaching statement, example teaching materials, and teaching evaluations, (4) a one-page description of how your teaching or service demonstrates a commitment to diversity, (5) a description of other relevant experience, if applicable, and how it influences your teaching and scholarship, and (6) three letters of reference. For each reference, you will have the opportunity to input a personal email address or an email address generated through Interfolio’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. Materials should be submitted online via https://facultysearch.as.pitt.edu/apply/index/MjU2. Applications will be reviewed starting 7 January 2019 and will continue until the position is filled. 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. 

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