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Biology Lecturer

02/21/2020 10:26 am

Rockford University invites applicants for a full time Lecturer position in Biology starting Fall 2020. The successful candidate will teach a combination of Anatomy and Physiology lecture and lab, along with other introductory courses. Enthusiasm for teaching in a small liberal arts university setting is essential.

Teaching load is a total of 15 contact hours per fall and spring semester, with occasional opportunities for summer teaching. The selected candidate will have full faculty voting rights and would attend department, college, and faculty meetings with no committee work expected. 3-year renewable appointment.

Required Qualifications:

The position will be offered at the Instructor level and will begin Fall 2020. Minimum qualifications for appointment are a Master’s degree or PhD in biology or a related field and demonstrated teaching effectiveness. Candidates that are ABD will be considered.

Review of applications start immediately, and will be accepted until the position is filled. Interested candidates should e-mail a cover letter, curriculum vitae, list of three professional references and all related transcripts graduate and undergraduate (official upon hire), and a statement of teaching philosophy to:

Founded in 1847, Rockford University is an independent, liberal arts institution dedicated to teaching. It is located in Rockford, IL, a city of 150,000 people about 85 miles northwest of Chicago. The University offers bachelor degree programs in over two dozen majors, masters programs in teaching and business, and educational programs for the citizens of our community. Rockford University is one of only twelve institutions in Illinois with a chapter of Phi Beta Kappa.

Rockford University is an AA/EOE employer.