Lecturer in Biological Sciences

Augusta University

Augusta, GA

Job posting number: #7254568

Posted: June 12, 2024

Application Deadline: August 11, 2024

Job Description

Lecturer in Biological Sciences

Job ID: 272589

Location: Augusta University

Full/Part Time: Full Time



Job Summary

Job ID 272589

Position # 20013576

The College of Science and Mathematics at Augusta University invites applications for a Lecturer position in the Department of Biological Sciences. Applicants must possess a minimum of a master's degree in a discipline of Biological Science and have expertise to teach courses such as Principles of Biology, Environmental Biology, and/or Anatomy & Physiology. Prior experience teaching at the college level is preferred. Teaching Biology courses as assigned. The normal teaching load for this position will be approximately seven courses per academic year, and applicants must have a strong commitment to excellence in teaching undergraduates. This position is not considered to be on tenure track.


Teaching Biology courses - 90%
Teaching and Coordinating Biology courses as assigned.

Service on Committees - 10%
Perform service on committees and other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications

Master's degree in a field of biological sciences with at least 18 credit hours in Biology.

Experience teaching biology at the undergraduate level and coordinating courses and instructional laboratories.

Required faculty employment qualifications for all USG institutions and all academic ranks within these institutions shall be:

- Consistent with the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)'s requirements for institutional accreditation;

- Evidence of ability as a teacher;

- Evidence of activity as a scholar and ability in all other duties assigned;

- Successful experience (which will necessarily be waived for those just entering the academic profession who meet all other requirements); and,

- Desirable personal qualities judged on the basis of personal interview, complete biographical data, and recommendations.

Preferred Qualifications

Terminal degree in Biology or a closely related field.


This position is academic year based and typically works August through May, depending on dates outlined in offer letter and yearly contract.

The intended work commitment or full-time equivalent (FTE) for this position is 1.0.

Salary and compensation is commensurate with education, experience, and achievements. The salary is subject to availability of funds.

Comprehensive benefits include medical, dental, vision, sick leave, generous retirement plans, tuition waiver, wellness options, and much more!

Also, our full-time employees who have been employed with us successfully for more than 6 months can be considered for the Tuition Assistance Program.

Rank and salary are determined at the time of hire and are based on a variety of factors including but not limited to experience, education, credentials, specialty, training, etc. while also considering internal equity and market data.

Advancement through the faculty ranks at Augusta University is only through the annual Promotion and Tenure process in which faculty may apply if eligible (typically five-year increments). For more information on ranks, please review the Augusta University Promotion and Tenure website:hhttps://www.augusta.edu/faculty-affairs/promotionandtenure.php

College/Department Information

The College of Science and Mathematics provides students with strong foundations in the sciences as well as preparation for careers, citizenship, and a life-long love of learning. We are committed to providing experiences promoting scientific inquiry and discovery and dedicated to creating opportunities for intellectual growth and community involvement.

About Us

Augusta University is Georgia's innovation center for education and health care, training the next generation of innovators, leaders, and healthcare providers in classrooms and clinics on four campuses in Augusta and locations across the state. More than10,500 students choose Augusta for educational opportunities at the center of Georgia's cybersecurity hub and experiential learning that blends arts and application, humanities, and the health sciences. Augusta is home to Georgia's only public academic health center, where groundbreaking research is creating a healthier, more prosperous Georgia, and world-class clinicians are bringing the medicine of tomorrow to patient care today. Our https://nam02.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.augusta.edu%2Fabout%2Fmission.php&data=05%7C02%7CCRHUNT%40augusta.edu%7C76ef21befcfe46e944bc08dc5fcd42a1%7C8783ac6bd05b4292b483e65f1fdfee91%7C0%7C0%7C638490582396858079%7CUnknown%7CTWFpbGZsb3d8eyJWIjoiMC4wLjAwMDAiLCJQIjoiV2luMzIiLCJBTiI6Ik1haWwiLCJXVCI6Mn0%3D%7C0%7C%7C%7C&sdata=3P5NPsqkCLZuUuYdwOuv4M%2F0vHz5MmZrFfEn6cxUTZM%3D&reserved=0 make Augusta University an institution like no other.

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Our Summerville Campus:

2500 Walton Way, Augusta, GA 30904

Conditions of Employment

All selected candidates are required to successfully pass a Background Check review prior to starting with Augusta University.

If applicable for the specific position based on the duties: the candidate will also need to have a credit check completed for Positions of Trust and or approved departmental Purchase Card usage.

Motor vehicle reports are required for positions that are required to drive an Augusta University vehicle.

For Faculty Hires: Final candidates will be required to provide proof of completed academic degree(s) as well as post-secondary coursework in the form of original transcript(s). Those candidates trained by a foreign institution will also be required to provide an educational/credential evaluation.

All employees are responsible for ensuring the confidentiality, availability, and integrity of sensitive [patient, student, employee, financial, business, etc.] information by exercising sound judgment and adhering to cybersecurity and privacy policies during their employment and beyond.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Augusta University is proud to be an equal opportunity employer welcoming applicants from underrepresented groups, including individuals with disabilities and veterans.

How To Apply

To be considered an applicant for this position, you must apply online at https://www.augusta.edu/hr/jobs/#job-portals.
Please upload your Curriculum Vitae, Research Statement, Professional References, etc., as one document.

Other Information

This position is also responsible for promoting a customer-friendly environment and providing superior service to our patients, students, faculty, and employees. "Augusta University is a patient-and family-centered care institution, where employees partner every day with patients and families for success."

Augusta University is a tobacco-free environment, and the use of any tobacco products on any part of the campus, both inside and outside, is strictly prohibited.

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Job posting number:#7254568
Application Deadline:2024-8-11
Employer Location:Augusta University
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