Asst Professor of the Practice Applied Biological Sciences

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Miscellaneous



Job Description Teaching - 90% Serve as an instructor in the Bachelor of Science in Applied Biological Sciences program. The instructor is responsible for teaching 8 courses per year in the Bachelor of Science in Applied Biological Sciences program. The courses must meet the curricular needs of the program. Develop and teach 8 courses per year (typically 3 in fall, 3 in spring, and 2 in the summer). * Prepare for and attend all class meetings; Develop assignments, design class activities, respond to and evaluate student work in a timely manner, assign grades. Adhere to School of Professional Studies and university policies. * Develop and update syllabi, study guides, instructor's guides, test questions, tests, and web-based material. Participate in regular meetings with instructors and staff as needed. Assist in the development and implementation of technology and student-centered pedagogies in courses. * Hold regular office hours for students involved in classes taught. * Adhere to School of Professional Studies, Edwards Campus, and university policies and procedures. Work collaboratively with faculty in the Applied Biological Sciences Program and School of Professional Studies to ensure that curriculum continues to meet the needs of our students, school, university, and transfer pipelines. Engage with local community college faculty to ensure strong transfer pipelines and clear curriculum goals for each institution. Service - 10% * Serve on KUEC committees and actively contribute to the working of the Campus community. * Participate in professional service activities, including discipline specific service opportunities. Required Qualifications * Ph.D. in Biology or related discipline. * Research experience in Biochemistry, Physiology, Cellular Biology or related Molecular Biology fields. * Evidence of effective teaching in biological sciences. * Evidence of commitment to inclusive teaching and diversity in STEM. Preferred Qualifications * Training and/or experience in introducing and embedding research into classes and/or departmental curriculum. * Research-based publication record in the scholarship of teaching and learning. * Advanced research experience in Biochemistry, Physiology, Cellular Biology or related Molecular Biology fields. * Familiarity and experience with the KU transfer and degree requirements. * Experience leading teaching skills workshops or in faculty development. * Training and/or experience in course design and/or course transformation.

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