Lecturer (Continuing) – Biological Sciences – Texas

Lecturer (Continuing) – Biological Sciences

University of North Texas



Job description

UNT System Overview

Welcome to the University of North Texas System. UNT System includes the University of North Texas in Denton, the University of North Texas at Dallasand the University of North Texas Health Science Centerin Fort Worth. We are the only university system based exclusively in the robust Dallas-Fort Worth region and we are committed to transforming lives and creating economic opportunity through education. We are growing with the DFW region, enrolling a record 47,000+ students across our system and awarding nearly 12,000 degrees each year.

Posting Title
Lecturer (Continuing) – Biological Sciences

Department:UNT-Biological Sciences-121100

College of Science

Job Location:Denton

Full Time/Part Time:Full-Time

Retirement Eligibility
ORP Eligible

Additional Retirement Information

For more information on retirement plan options, please visit https://hr.untsystem.edu/benefits/retirement-plans/index.php.

Department Summary

UNT is a Hispanic-serving and Minority-serving public research university with a Research 1 (R1) Carnegie classification enrolling over 42,000 students. The Department of Biological Sciences, one of four departments in the College of Science, has over 40 faculty, 150 graduate and 2,800 undergraduate students. Our faculty is a community of scholars dedicated to research and teaching in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Physiology, Neuroscience, Ecology, Environmental Science, Plant Biology, and organismal-environment interactions. We offer Bachelor’s degrees in Biology, Biochemistry, Ecology, Medical Laboratory Science, and Forensic Science, and Masters and PhD degrees in Biology, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, and Environmental Science. We measure our success by the success of our students and the quality of our intellectual contributions to society. For additional information on the Department of Biological Sciences visit http://biology.unt.edu.
UNT has a highly diverse campus with a wide range of languages spoken in addition to English. We welcome candidates who have experience with HSI/MSIs and/or who speak Spanish, Vietnamese, American Sign Language, Chinese (Cantonese, Mandarin and other variations), Arabic, Tagalog, Farsi, French, or/and Yoruba.

Position Summary

The Department of Biological Sciences at the University of North Texas (UNT) invites applications for a multiyear continuing Lecturer position in the area of Biological Sciences with emphasis on plant biology, botany, plant sciences. Duties include teaching 3 courses per semester that could include Introductory Biology, Biology of Higher Plants, Plant Ecology, and Botany.

Minimum Qualifications

Requirements include PhD in Biology, Botany, Ecology or related areas and college teaching experience.

Preferred Qualifications

Preference will be given to candidates with 3 or more years of teaching at the college or university level; prior experience teaching more than one of the following: Introductory Biology, Botany, Plant Biology, Ecology, Cell Biology and Plant Physiology; research experience with plants; experience teaching face-to-face classes; experience with different learning technologies including Canvas and online teaching.

Physical Requirements:Ability to communicate

Security Sensitive:This is a security sensitive position.

EEO Statement

The University of North Texas System and its component institutions are committed to equal opportunity and comply with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University of North Texas System and its component institutions do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, and employment practices.

Driving University Vehicle:No

Posting Number:F1163P

Special Instructions to Applicants

As UNT is a HSI and MSI university, address in your teaching philosophy statement how you would create an engaging and inclusive classroom that serves our diverse student population.

The University of North Texas is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Institution committed to diversity in its employment and educational programs, thereby creating a welcoming environment for everyone.

How to apply

UNT is a major public research university deeply committed to advancing educational excellence and preparing students to become thoughtful, engaged citizens of the world. This is accomplished through a broad and balanced array of programs where well-prepared students and dedicated scholars and artists collaborate with our local and global communities in the creation, integration, application and dissemination of knowledge. In this way, UNT creates an enriched and sustainable future for our students, state, nation and world. 


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