Visiting Teaching Assistant Professor

Updated: about 2 months ago
Location: Chapel Hill, NORTH CAROLINA
Job Type: PartTime
Deadline: 31 Jan 2023

Posting Information
Posting Information

Department Biology - 318200
Application Deadline 01/31/2023
Position Type Visiting / Part-time Faculty
Working Title Visiting Teaching Assistant Professor
Appointment Type Visiting Lecturer
Position Number 20053102
Vacancy ID F002792
Full-time/Part-time Part-Time Temporary
Hours per week 0.01
Position Location North Carolina, US
Hiring Range
Proposed Start Date 05/01/2023
Estimated duration of appointment 2 months

Position Information

Primary Purpose of Organizational Unit
The Department of Biology at UNC-Chapel Hill is dedicated to the discovery and dissemination of new and existing knowledge in the broad discipline of Biology by maintaining a high-quality faculty who integrate cutting-edge research and student-focused teaching.
We are one of the largest academic departments in the College of Arts and Sciences. We have over 2,800 majors and we enroll over 5,000 undergraduate students in our classes each year. Our average total annual expenditure exceeds $24 million, with nearly half of that coming from grant sponsored research. The department is composed of 50 tenure-track faculty, 10 teaching faculty, 8 research faculty, and numerous active adjunct and emeritus faculty. We currently have 50 graduate students, 40 post-docs and employ approximately 60 additional graduate and undergraduate students from across the university to assist in our teaching and research missions. Our mission is supported by an administrative and technical staff of 20, with an additional 20 staff directly supporting research.
Position Summary
The Department of Biology at UNC-Chapel Hill will hire a visiting assistant teaching professor to teach BIOL 202, Molecular Biology & Genetics, during the first summer session of 2023. This course covers the structure and function of nucleic acids, principles of inheritance, gene expression, and genetic engineering. The instructor is responsible for presenting five 90-minute lectures a week, holding weekly office hours, preparing exams, and assigning grades.
Minimum Education and Experience Requirements
PhD and experience teaching undergraduate genetics and/or molecular biology.
Preferred Qualifications, Competencies, and Experience
Experience with large-enrollment courses, experience with in-person and remote teaching technologies.
Special Physical/Mental Requirements
Campus Security Authority Responsibilities
Not Applicable.
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Contact Information

Department Contact Name and Title Corey Johnson, Teaching Professor
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Equal Opportunity Employer Statement
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

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