Posting Number F0512021
Working Title Non-Tenure Track Lecturer Biology
Department Org 362000 - Biology
The University of Central Arkansas Lecturer is responsibe for teaching,
research and service. This position is governed by state and federal laws and
agency/institution policy. The position is non-tenure track and a nine-month
Job Duties and Responsibilities
The Department of Biology at the University of Central Arkansas invites
for a non-tenure track Lecturer position with opportunities for promotion.
appointments begin at the Lecturer I rank. However, experienced candidates may
be appointed at the rank of Lecturer II. The primary teaching responsibility
Microbiology for Human Affairs, which is a microbiology course for pre-nursing
students. The candidate will also serve as the microbiology course
Candidates must show a commitment to work collaboratively to support diversity
and inclusion. A desired start date is Jan. 1, 2022; however, accommodations
made to start August 2022.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Knowledge of Microbiology.
Capability and expertise to utilize the skills listed below.
Skills Considered Essential for Success
-Knowledge of the organization and administration of higher education.
-Knowledge of student development theory.
-Knowledge of state, federal, and university rules, regulations, and
-Ability to work in a diverse and dynamic environment.
-Ability to compile statistics into reports.
-Ability to work collaboratively and independently with common goals as a part
of a team.
-Ability to make sound judgments and assist in resolving student concerns.
-Effective interpersonal communication, writing, and organizational abilities.
-Civility in all interactions of a public or confidential nature.
-Demonstrate follow-up contacts and consultations in a timely manner.
Required Education and/or Experience
M.S. degree and higher education teaching experience required.
Preferred Education and/or Experience
License(s)/Certifications (Required or Preferred)
University, Campus, and Community Description
Thank you for your interest in employment at the University of Central
Founded in 1907, UCA has an enrollment of more than 10,000, of which more than
15% are graduate students. The university offers more than 90 undergraduate
and 60 graduate certificate and degree programs, including doctoral programs
in five disciplines. The undergraduate student body consistently scores above
the national average on the ACT exam. UCA is proud of its tradition of
teaching excellence and its contributions in research, scholarship, and
creative activities. UCA seeks to attract students and employees that are
dedicated to building a culture of diversity, belonging, inclusion, and
Desired start date 01/16/2022
Background Check Statement
This position may be subject to a pre-employment criminal, sex-offender
registry, financial history background check and drug screening. A criminal
conviction or arrest pending adjudication and/or adverse financial history
alone shall not disqualify an applicant in the absence of a relationship to
the requirements of the position. Background checks and drug screening
information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner
consistent with state and federal law.
UCA EEO Statement
The University of Central Arkansas is an affirmative action/equal opportunity
institution dedicated to attracting and supporting a diverse student, faculty
and staff population through enhanced multicultural learning environments and
opportunities. In keeping with its nondiscrimination policy in employment,
admissions and other functions and programs, the university considers
employees and students on the basis of individual merit and will not
discriminate against a person on the basis of gender, race or color,
ethnicity, religion, spiritual beliefs, national origin, age, familial status,
socioeconomic background, sexual orientation, disability, political beliefs,
intellectual perspective, genetic information, military status, or other
factors irrelevant to participation in its programs.
Open Date 10/05/2021
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants
Submit letter of interest, curriculum vitae, copies of graduate transcripts,
statement of teaching philosophy, and the names and contact information for
three references to the on-line application process at https: // jobs.uca.edu.
Questions regarding the position may be sent to Dr. Brent Hill, Chair of
Biology (email@example.com). Applications will be reviewed starting Oct 13th.
However, applications will continue to be evaluated after this date until the
position is filled. The Department of Biology has 33 full-time faculty,
approximately 700 undergraduate majors, an interdisciplinary Environmental
Science program, and a growing Master's program that currently enrolls 30
graduate students. Please visit our website for more details
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