Temporary Instructor, Agriculture, Biology & Health Sciences

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Employer
Cameron University
Location
Comanche County, Oklahoma, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Jul 16, 2021
Closes
Aug 05, 2021
Ref
2320104520
Discipline
Biology, Statistics
Employment Type
Temporary / Seasonal
Salary Type
Salary
The Department of Agriculture, Biology & Health Sciences at Cameron University invites applications for the position of Temporary Instructor (non-tenure track) in the biology and allied health sciences program areas. This position will begin August 5, 2021 and is a full time, ten-month faculty position for a single academic year. The faculty member in this position must be qualified to teach a wide range of courses that support the A.S. in Allied Health Sciences and B.S. in Biology programs.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:

Standard 24 hour annual teaching assignment (fall and spring semesters) that may include BIOL 1004 General Biology, BIOL 1214 Human Biology, BIOL 1474 Principles of Biology II, and additional lower-level courses as needed. Teaching assignments may include a combination of asynchronous (online), synchronous, or hybrid courses. Other teaching assignments may be made, depending on the areas of expertise of the finalist. Additional duties will include: active participation in service activities; required participation in university, school, and department functions; participating in program assessment; participating in recruiting and retention efforts; and fulfilling other duties as assigned. Teaching assignments will include the Lawton and/or Duncan campus.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

M.S. in biology or in a closely in a related area. Demonstrated successful higher education teaching experience is required. Experience teaching and developing online and/or hybrid courses is desired.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

M.S. in biology or in a closely in a related area with a broad background in the sciences is preferred. Demonstrated successful higher education teaching experience is required. Experience teaching and developing asynchronous (online) and/or hybrid courses is strongly preferred.

DEPARTMENT DETAILS:

The department is one of the largest on campus and offers the B.S. in Agriculture degree with options in agribusiness management, agronomy, animal science and general agriculture, along with a B.S. in Biology with options in cell and molecular biology, organismal biology, and medical laboratory science. In addition, the department offers an A.S. in Allied Health Sciences, an A.A.S. in Radiologic Technology, and an A.A.S. in Respiratory Care. The department is housed in the Sciences Complex, which is a 90,000 ft2 facility opened in 1997 that provides classrooms, teaching laboratories, research space, and faculty offices. The department also oversees the operation of the Cameron University Farm, which includes dedicated facilities for instruction in animal science and plant science and greenhouses, along with maintenance and storage facilities. Two new teaching laboratories have been opened at the Cameron University campus in Duncan, OK and these provide laboratory space for teaching biology and chemistry courses that support the A.S. in Allied Health Sciences degree. Additional information about the department and its programs can be found online at https://www.cameron.edu/ag-bio-health.

SALARY:

Commensurate with experience.

BENEFITS:

Cameron University offers a wide variety of comprehensive programs to benefit our employees. We are proud to offer such benefits as paid medical coverage for our employees, ample time off opportunities and employee tuition waiver programs. To view all benefits available to employees, visit: https://www.cameron.edu/hr/faculty-benefits-summary.

INSTITUTION:

Cameron University (http://www.cameron.edu) is a state-supported regional institution located in Lawton, Oklahoma, that offers undergraduate and graduate degrees. Dedicated to excellence, the university provides a wide range of economic, cultural, and educational opportunities for the betterment of all citizens. Master's-level graduate degrees are offered in business, behavioral sciences, and education; baccalaureate programs are offered in more than forty disciplines, and associate degrees are offered in many others. The close proximity of Fort Sill contributes to an area rich in cultural diversity and provides the opportunity for frequent cooperative efforts. The combined community of Lawton/Fort Sill has a population of more than 100,000 and is located adjacent to the picturesque Wichita Mountains Wildlife Refuge. A copy of the University's Annual Security Report, listing crime statistics and university policies, is available by contacting the Office of Public Safety or by accessing the report online at http://www.cameron.edu/ops.

APPLYING:

Application materials must be submitted online (Cameron University Careers) and must include: (1) cover letter, (2) C.V. or resume including a list of three to five professional references with contact information, (3) transcripts (unofficial copies are acceptable at this time), and (4) statement of teaching philosophy. Transcripts must be combined into a single PDF before uploading. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Finalists must satisfactorily complete a background check and have all official transcripts sent directly to the university before the beginning of the contract period. Review of applications will begin immediately and the position will begin August 5, 2021. Questions about the search should be directed to Dr. Mike Husak, Chairperson of the Department of Agriculture, Biology & Health Sciences at michaelh@cameron.edu.

DEADLINE:

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

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