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FTE: 1.0 FTE
The Southern Oregon University, (SOU) Division of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Biology program invites applications for a full-time, annually renewable, benefits-eligible, 9 month faculty position (with the possibility of teaching in the summer) at the Instructor rank. This faculty member will be responsible for the biology sequence for non-majors that satisfies general education requirements. The primary instructional assignments will include, but are not limited to, lecture and laboratory classes in non-majors introductory biology as well as laboratory sections of human anatomy and physiology. The successful candidate will have demonstrated mastery and implementation of current pedagogy in science and will be able to teach undergraduates from diverse backgrounds. Service to the campus and community is expected. Research is not required for advancement in this position. We offer excellent comprehensive health and retirement benefits. The start date is September 2020 and the position will be open until filled with priority deadline of October 11. Southern Oregon University is a public liberal arts institution of approximately 6,000 undergraduate and 500 graduate students. The surrounding area is known for cultural offerings such as the Oregon Shakespeare Festival, the Ashland International Film Festival, and the Britt Music Festival. The Rogue Valley is also renowned for outdoor activities such as hiking, snowboarding, and fishing.
Two or more years of demonstrated commitment to excellence in teaching at the college level.
Demonstrated mastery and implementation of current pedagogy in science.
Ability to teach a variety of lower division biology coursework, including labs in majors biology.
All Listed Duties:
Professional: Teaching, professional development and service.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Must be willing to travel and attend training programs off-site for occasional professional development.
Must be able to work additional hours and adjust working hours to meet special jobs. May be called back periodically to perform work as needed on an emergency basis.
Must be able to successfully pass a pre-employment background check.
Under the provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA): -Position classification defined as
Internal Number: 8013
About Southern Oregon University
SOU provides career-focused, comprehensive educational experiences to over 6,200 students. Along with an emphasis on student success and intellectual growth, SOU is committed to diversity, inclusion and sustainability. Theoretical and experiential learning programs provide quality, innovative experiences for students. At SOU, students build strong community connections through internships, mentorships, field studies, capstone projects, volunteer opportunities and civic engagement.