The School of Biology and Ecology at the University of Maine (Orono) seeks applicants for a permanent (just-cause protection track) 9-month teaching faculty member at the Lecturer level to be part of a dynamic introductory undergraduate biology education team.  The successful candidate will teach general biology in our first year undergraduate course sequence (BIO 100 and BIO 200) and coordinate inquiry-lab instruction, including training graduate teaching assistants and supervising their activities. (S)he will also contribute to teaching a 1-credit orientation seminar for incoming first-year students  STEM Education Research is a Signature Program at UMaine and the successful candidate has the opportunity to engage in education research projects while advising undergraduates, participating in service activities, and demonstrating an ongoing commitment to excellence in teaching.

We seek an outstanding candidate with a PhD or MS (or equivalent) in Biology or closely related field and college-level teaching experience.  Applicants should submit a cover letter, a C.V., a statement of teaching philosophy (2 pages maximum) and the names and contact information for three references.  All materials must be submitted in PDF format through our online application system at https://umaine.hiretouch.com.  Full consideration of applications will be given to those received before May 1, 2017.  Incomplete applications cannot be considered.  Appropriate background checks will be required.

Inquiries or questions about this job announcement can be forwarded to Dr. Farahad Dastoor, chair of the search committee (farahad.dastoor@maine.edu).

The University of Maine is an EEO/AA employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.