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The Department of Biological Sciences at the University of Cincinnati invites applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor position to teach Microbiology and biology-related courses. The position is for two years, starting January 2024 with teaching commencing at the start of the Spring 2024 semester. Our departmental faculty have a deep interest in inclusive teaching, a proven record of excellence and quality in instruction, and can provide informal mentoring on incorporating active learning into courses.
Instruct a large enrollment undergraduate course of Microbiology for Health Professionals in Spring 2024 Semester; and
Instruct some combination of other courses in subsequent semesters, including Genetics, Immunology, General Microbiology, General Microbiology Lab, and First Year Biology.
Microbiology for Health Professionals is a combined lecture and laboratory course that primarily serves undergraduate students from the Colleges of Nursing, Pharmacy, and Allied Health. Genetics, Immunology, General Microbiology, and First Year Biology are courses that primarily serve majors from the Department of Biological Sciences. Laboratory portions of these courses have developed coursework and dedicated personnel, including teaching assistants.
Prior to application date, a Ph.D. in Microbiology or a related area, and at least one year teaching lecture courses at the college level.
Please apply online and submit:
Curriculum vitae listing three references
Statement of teaching philosophy and experience
As part of the application process, the applicant will need to provide a separate one-page statement addressing how the applicant's past or potential contributions to diversity and inclusion will advance UC's commitment to Inclusive Excellence.
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For additional information, please contact the chair of the search committee, Dr. Brian Kinkle (email@example.com).
Review of applications will begin November 2023 and continue until the position is filled.
Compensation and Benefits
UC offers a wide array of complementary and affordable benefit options, to meet the financial, educational, health, and wellness needs of you and your family. Eligibility varies by position and FTE.
Competitive salary range dependent on the candidate's experience.
Comprehensive insurance plans including medical, dental, vision, and prescription coverage.
Flexible spending accounts and an award-winning employee wellness program, plus an employee assistance program.
Financial security via our life and long-term disability insurance, accident and illness insurance, and retirement savings plans.
Generous paid time off work options including vacation, sick leave, annual holidays, and winter season days in addition to paid parental leave.
Tuition remission is available for employees and their eligible dependents.
Enjoy discounts for on and off-campus activities and services.
As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).
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