TWO Full-time Lecturers in Biology

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The Department of Biology at the University of Florida is seeking TWO broadly trained, full-time lecturers (9 month appointment, year-to-year contract, non-tenure accruing) in Biology to begin as soon as August, 2012. Minimum qualifications include a Ph.D. in Biology or related field with an emphasis in either plant or vertebrate biology; evidence of strong teaching at the college/university level is highly desirable. The successful candidates will be expected to teach lower and upper division courses in areas such as Genetics, Evolution, and plant or animal Biodiversity/Form and Function. At least one successful candidate will have expertise in Plant Biology; both candidates can expect to be involved in the development of online courses. Lecturers will be appointed for 9-months, with opportunities for additional teaching in summer; health insurance and retirement benefits will be offered in accordance with university policies. The Department of Biology has a strong commitment to excellence in teaching, fosters collaborative, interdisciplinary research and teaching, and has been establishing community resources for the team teaching of Introductory Biology. For more information on the Department and links to relevant courses go to www.biology.ufl.edu; questions can be sent to kmpatterson@ufl.edu. Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching experience and philosophy, unofficial academic transcripts and the names and email addresses of 3 references to http://jobs.ufl.edu/postings/30681 before July 20, 2012. The University of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Institution. Minorities, women and those from underserved groups are encouraged to apply. [Posted 23 June 2012]

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