Lecturer in Microbiology - University of Portland

The Department of Biology at the University of Portland http://college.up.edu/biology/ invites applications for a full-time lecturer position (non-tenure track) in Microbiology beginning August 2018. The candidate will be expected to teach Microbiology (lab and/or lecture) for nursing majors, with a teaching load of approximately 4 courses (12 contact hours/week) per semester.

Qualifications: A Ph.D. in microbiology or a related field is preferred but an M.S. is acceptable. The ideal candidate will have a documented record of teaching effectiveness and the ability to manage a microbiology laboratory environment. The Biology Department at the University of Portland is committed to increasing the diversity of the campus community, and we welcome applicants of all backgrounds and especially applicants with experience teaching diverse student populations.

Please submit a single PDF file consisting of (1) a cover letter explaining your interest in the position, (2) a curriculum vitae, (3) expected letters of support and the contact information for those references, (4) a statement of your teaching philosophy, including your approach to supporting the success of students of diverse backgrounds, and (5) recent teaching evaluations from relevant courses–including a concise, quantitative summary of evaluations—using our web-based application software, which can be accessed at https://up.hiretouch.com/job-details?jobID=43169&job=lecturer-in-biology-microbiology. In addition, in the HireTouch application, please submit the contact information for three references; the HireTouch system will request that those references send reference letters to the HireTouch system. All application materials are due Oct. 1, 2017.

A background investigation check is required before final hiring procedures can be completed for all faculty and staff positions.

For those requiring a reasonable accommodation to apply: Applicants who have a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation regarding the application or hiring process should contact Human Resources (503) 943-8484.

Founded in 1901, the University of Portland is a private, comprehensive, Catholic university with a mission of teaching and learning, faith and formation, service and leadership. The University of Portland is an Equal Opportunity employer fully dedicated to achieving a diverse faculty and staff. The University of Portland does not discriminate in its educational programs, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, athletic and other school-administered programs, or employment on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, or any other basis protected by and consistent with the law. Please see the University’s full Equal Opportunity and Nondiscrimination Policy here: https://www1.up.edu/disclosures/nondiscrimination-policy.html.