Non-Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of Biology, Saint Louis University

Job Type: 
Part-Time or Visiting Faculty
Institution: 
Saint Louis University

Saint Louis University, a Catholic, Jesuit institution dedicated to student learning, research, health care, and service invites applications for an Assistant Professor position (Non-Tenure-Track, teaching-focused) in the Department of Biology. The department is housed in a recently renovated building featuring state-of-the-art research facilities and teaching spaces. A new Interdisciplinary Sciences Building, currently under construction, will host new teaching laboratories for introductory biology and a SCALE-UP classroom that will enable interactive, learner-centered practices in large-enrollment courses.

Major duties and responsibilities will include teaching introductory biology lecture courses (in the context of the Principles of Biology sequence for majors), and participating in redevelopment and implementation of the Principles of Biology laboratory courses. 
Applicants should have a Ph.D. degree (in any of the Biological Sciences) and a demonstrated commitment to undergraduate teaching and mentoring.

Preferred qualifications include:
- experience with learner-centered, evidence-based, instructional practices and assessment;
- familiarity (or experience) with best practices of instructional design, specifically with development and implementation of laboratory courses;
- demonstrated ability to work effectively as a part of a collaborative teaching team;
- interest in (or experience with) mentoring and professional development of graduate Teaching Assistants;
- interest in discipline-based education research (DBER), and potential collaboration on DBER projects within the department.

The successful candidate will begin in August 2019.

All applications must be made online at https://jobs.slu.edu and include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching experience and philosophy, and names of three references. Review of applications will begin on March 20, 2019 and continue until suitable candidates are identified.

Information on the Department of Biology can be found at https://www.slu.edu/arts-and-sciences/biology.

Saint Louis University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for the position applied for without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, military/veteran status, gender identity, or other non-merit factors. We welcome and encourage applications from minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities (including disabled veterans). If accommodations are needed for completing the application and/or with the interviewing process, please contact Human Resources at 314-977-5847.

 

 

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Judith Mosinger Ogilvie, Ph.D., FARVO
Associate Professor of Biology

Co-Director, Neuroscience Program

Saint Louis University

 

Office:  Morrissey 2513

3700 Lindell Boulevard
St. Louis, MO  63108
email:      judith.ogilvie@slu.edu 
Phone:     314-977-3965
Fax:         314-977-1014

 

Lab:         Schwitalla M109

1402 South Grand Avenue

St. Louis, MO 63104

Phone:     314-977-1711

 

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