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Instructor (Biology - Human Anatomy and Physiology)

Apply now Department: 3670020060 Biology
Job no: 507259
Work type: Academic / Faculty - 9 month
Location: Manhattan, Kansas
Categories: Natural / Quantitative Sciences
Pay Grade: 001

Instructor

About This Role:

The Division of Biology at Kansas State University is currently seeking a full-time instructor to teach human body lab, assist in cadaver dissection, and for teaching several laboratory sections in an undergraduate course focusing on human anatomy and physiology and other introductory biology courses. Position to begin during 2019-2020 academic year.

Instructional responsibilities include: classroom and laboratory instruction, laboratory preparation, updating and maintenance of syllabi and other class materials, integration of lab material with other portions of the Human Body course, evaluation of student competence, assessment of student mastery of unit and university learning objectives, and preparation of student progress and grade reports.

Other responsibilities include: participation in weekly staff meetings, academic advising and campus events such as open house, student award ceremonies and graduation ceremonies.

Why Join Us:

The Division of Biology awards undergraduate degrees in three areas (Biology, Microbiology, and Fisheries, Wildlife & Conservation Biology) and currently serves over 800 majors. Kansas State University is located in the city of Manhattan (http://www.ci.manhattan.ks.us), a pleasant community of about 50,000 located in the scenic Flint Hills of northeastern Kansas, about 2 hours from Kansas City.  Local recreational opportunities include a large lake/park system, diverse outdoor activities, athletic events, and a rich program in the performing arts.  Manhattan also serves as the regional center for education, health care, commerce, entertainment and communications.

We Support Diversity and Inclusion:

The Division of Biology in the College of Arts and Sciences seeks to foster diversity in a commitment to recruit, retain and resource peoples historically under-represented in university education in the United States. Fostering diversity goes beyond increasing the numbers of under-represented students, faculty and staff. It also includes a commitment to substantial curricular offerings, resources, and programming that foregrounds the knowledges, perspectives, cultures, and histories of marginalized communities. A truly diverse college culture and structure will benefit all members of the university community to better serve and excel in an increasingly global and multicultural world.

What You’ll Need to Succeed:

Minimum Requirements:

  • Master’s degree in biology or related field
  • 2 years of experience and demonstrated excellence in biological science instruction at the community college, college, or university level
  • Qualifications and experience to teach anatomy and physiology at the undergraduate level
  • Qualifications to teach other introductory and modern biology courses
  • Demonstrated commitment to mentoring students and serving a diverse population
  • Demonstrated self-motivation and ambition
  • Ability to work on teams
  • Evidence of interest in undergraduate teaching
  • Ability to work in a collegial manner with students and colleagues in a large, modern and diverse university setting

Preferred Qualifications:

  • A doctorate (eg. Ph.D., D.V.M., M.D.) in the biological sciences or related field
  • Experience in human anatomy and specimen dissection

Other Requirements:

  • Applicants must be authorized to work in the United States at the time of employment

How to Apply:

Please submit the following documents as a single PDF:

  1. Cover letter
  2. Curriculum vitae
  3. Brief description of instructional interests
  4. Statement of teaching experience and philosophy
  5. Teaching evaluations or other demonstrated excellence in undergraduate instruction
  6. Representative reprints
  7. Transcripts
  8. Three letters of reference uploaded direct from the author

Screening of Applications Begins:

Immediately and continues until position is filled.

Salary Range:

Salary will be competitive, depending on experience and other qualifications.

Equal Employment Opportunity:

Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and actively seeks diversity among its employees.

Background Screening Statement:

In connection with your application for employment, Kansas State University will procure a Background Screen on you as part of the process of considering your candidacy as an employee.

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