The Department of Biology, Behavioral Neuroscience, and Health Sciences in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at Rider University is seeking candidates for a full-time (10 month academic year) non-tenure-track appointment as Lecturer in Biology. The initial appointment will be for three years subject to annual performance evaluation and is renewable based on performance and program need.
Responsibilities of the Lecturer include teaching and service. Teaching responsibilities entail 12 contact hours (4 classes and/or labs) per semester, and will primarily focus on delivery, development and maintenance and academic assessment of our introductory biology curriculum. Service responsibilities primarily focus on student academic advising, but may also include other opportunities within the department, college or university.
Candidates should have Master’s-level or higher degree in a biological science and a strong record in undergraduate education, pedagogy and/or academic assessment.. A PhD or other terminal degree is preferred. Candidates with an interest in STEM pedagogy research are strongly encouraged to apply.
The Rider University community is composed of faculty, staff and students from a wide range of cultural backgrounds. Candidates with a demonstrated commitment supportive of the multicultural needs of Rider University and the surrounding community are highly desired.
Please apply to position no. 316002 at http://rider.peopleadmin.com/postings/4899. Applications should include a cover letter with statements of teaching proficiency, curriculum vitae, and three professional letters of reference. Review of applications will begin immediately.
Rider University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer dedicated to excellence through diversity and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, handicap/disability, Vietnam-era/disabled veteran status, gender identity or expression, or any other non-job related criteria.