6 Jan 2016

Full-Time Lecturer of Biology/Assistant Professor of Biology

Southern Utah University – Posted by nellielee@suu.eduCedar City, Utah, United States

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Job Description

Southern Utah University, Utah’s designated public liberal arts and sciences university, is a comprehensive, regional graduate and undergraduate degree-granting university. Located in Cedar City, Utah, it is an accredited, state-supported institution with an enrollment of nearly 8,000 students.  Home to the Utah Shakespeare Festival and surrounded by national parks, monuments, forests and wilderness areas that draw millions of visitors annually from around the world, it is only 40 minutes from great snow skiing and year-round golfing. It is located
2 ½ hours from Las Vegas and 3 ½ hours from Salt Lake City.

Southern Utah University invites applications for the position of Lecturer of Biology/Assistant Professor of Biology. This is a full-time, 9-month, non-tenure track position with a desired start date of August 16, 2016.  Salary is commensurate with qualifications & experience; excellent benefits.

General Duties & Responsibilities:

  • The successful candidate will teach lecture and laboratory courses in cadaver based Human Anatomy. Ability to teach any of the following courses is desirable but not required: Cadaver Practicum, Human Physiology, and Pathophysiology.
  • Additional teaching assignments may be made based on departmental need.
  • Professional service on departmental and university committees is also required.


We seek outstanding, highly motivated candidates that demonstrate teaching excellence and are committed to the development of our students.

Minimum qualifications: An earned Master of Science in Biological Sciences or closely related field with at least 18 hours of graduate-level coursework in Biological or Life Sciences.

Desired qualifications:

1. Prior undergraduate teaching experience.

2. Experience teaching and working with human cadavers.

3. Experience using varied teaching and assessment techniques.

In accordance with Utah State Code 53A-3-410, appointment to this position is contingent upon the successful passing of a background check.

Applicants must apply online at http://jobs.suu.edu (Job #1500315) or use the direct link at jobs.suu.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=54015  and click on “Apply for this posting”.

Individuals are asked to attach, electronically, the following required documents:  a cover letter, resume/CV, statement of teaching philosophy, copies of unofficial transcripts, and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three professional references.  First consideration of applications will begin February 4, 2016. The position is open until filled. If you have questions or problems with the application process, contact Human Resources at jobs@suu.edu or 435-586-7754.

Southern Utah University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

Job Categories: Headteacher. Job Types: Full-Time.

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