Director of Instructional Support for Biology
The Biology Department at St. Mary’s College of Maryland seeks to hire a Director of Instructional Support for Biology, beginning July 2019. Primary responsibilities include (1) coordinating the laboratories for our two-semester first-year Principles of Biology course, (2) teaching one Principles of Biology laboratory section each semester, (3) managing our undergraduate teaching assistant and student worker programs, (4) administering our senior capstone research program, and (5) serving as academic advisor for up to 15 students per year.
Qualifications: A Master’s degree is required, and teaching and supervisory experience within the field of biology or a related discipline is preferred. Any combination of acceptable education and experience, which has provided the necessary knowledge and skills to fulfill the requirements of this position, may be considered.
Non-sectarian since its founding in 1840, St. Mary's College of Maryland (www.smcm.edu) is a public Carnegie Baccalaureate Arts and Sciences institution which has been designated as Maryland's public honors college. With selective admissions policies, academically talented students, and a rigorous curriculum, we offer a small college experience similar to that found at exceptional private colleges. The quality of life is enhanced by the recreational opportunities of the Chesapeake region and by our proximity to Washington, D.C. and Baltimore.
We encourage inquiries from applicants who will contribute to our cultural and ethnic diversity. Application materials should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae with contact information for three references, statement of how the applicant’s employment at the College will contribute to a culture of inclusion and campus diversity, and one letter of recommendation, which can be submitted confidentially by letter writers through our Interfolio account. Applications are being accepted online at: apply.interfolio.com/63543. Questions may be directed to BioSearch19@smcm.edu.
Review of résumés will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Employment will be contingent upon successful completion of a criminal background check. St. Mary’s College of Maryland is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.
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