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How to Apply

Applicants must send an electronic letter of application, Curriculum Vitae and names of three references by September 4, 2017 to Steve Myers, Professor and Chair of Biology (  Candidates selected for interviews will be required to send an official transcript from the institution where they received their highest degree.  At the time of interview, candidates are encouraged to bring a portfolio demonstrating their breadth and quality of teaching experience

Job Summary

The Biology Department at the University of Michigan-Flint seeks applicants with a Master’s degree in Biology or related field, with strong background in herpetology for a partial semester replacement position (Lecturer-I) starting November 20th, 2017.  This is a partial semester, 11% appointment to teach BIO 456/556 (Herpetology) lecture and laboratory for six instructional days (11/20, 11/27, 11/29, 12/4, 12/6 and 12/11) for a total of 16.5 instructional hours.  Additional and future teaching assignments are contingent on departmental needs.

Required Qualifications*

Candidates for this position must have:

  • Master’s degree in Biology or related field, with strong background in herpetology;
  • coursework that includes Herpetology (BIO 556 or equivalent), Mammalogy (BIO 521 or equivalent) and Biology of Birds (BIO 584 or equivalent);
  •  teaching experience that demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with colleagues in course activities;
  • ability to work effectively in multicultural settings with a commitment to diversity;

Desired Qualifications*

  • Research experience in herpetology desired.

Additional Information

The position also involves design, administration and grading of quizzes and exams for all assigned courses.

Union Affiliation

This position is covered under the collective bargaining agreement between the U-M and the Lecturers Employee Organization, AFL-CIO, which contains and settles all matters with respect to wages, benefits, hours and other terms and conditions of employment.

Background Screening

The University of Michigan conducts background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background checks. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.

Application Deadline

Job openings are posted for a minimum of ten calendar days.  This job may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.