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Lecturer in Biology

Part-Time Faculty Positions (astronomy, biology, chemistry, geoscience, geography, mathematics, and physics)

Visiting Assistant Professor and Lecturer in Chemistry

 

Lecturer in Biology

Penn State Erie, The Behrend College, invites applications for a full-time lecturer position in biology to begin August 2014. M.S. required; Ph.D. preferred. Teaching experience required. Teaching responsibilities will include lecture and laboratory courses in microbiology, physiology applicable to nursing students, biology core courses, and general education courses in the sciences. Participation in program outreach activities expected. This position has an initial contract of one-year with potential for continuance based on performance and enrollment.

Erie, Pennsylvania, a metropolitan area of 280,000, is a major industrial, service, and tourism center on Lake Erie's Presque Isle Bay, located two hours from Cleveland, Pittsburgh, and Buffalo.  The Erie region offers many cultural, sports, and academic resources, including five colleges and universities.  Residents enjoy modest living costs and affordable housing.

Application screening will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Email application letter, curriculum vitae, copies of graduate/undergraduate transcripts, brief teaching statement, and names, addresses, phone numbers, and e-mail addresses of three references to BDSOSJobs@psu.edu.   Please reference BIOL-D in your subject line.  

If unable to submit electronically, applications may be mailed to:  

Dr. Martin G. Kociolek, Director
Penn State Erie, The Behrend College
School of Science, Department BIOL-D
4205 College Drive
Erie, PA 16563-0203

Penn State is committed to affirmative action, equal opportunity, and the diversity of its workforce.

Employment will require successful completion of background check(s) in accordance with University policies.

 

Visiting Assistant Professor and Lecturer in Chemistry

Penn State Erie, The Behrend College invites applications for both a Visiting Assistant Professor and Lecturer in Chemistry. Each is a one-year position to begin August 2014. Teaching duties for either position could include general chemistry, introductory organic chemistry as well as the opportunity to teach first-semester biochemistry or upper-level courses commensurate with background and experience. Candidates with a Masters or Ph.D. degree will be considered.

Penn State Behrend is a four-year and graduate college of Penn State University with approximately 4700 students.  The School of Science offers B.S. degrees in biology, chemistry, mathematics, mathematics education, nursing, physics, and general science.  The four-year chemistry major is ACS-approved. 

Erie Pennsylvania, a metropolitan area of 280,000 residents, is a major service, tourism, medical, and industrial center on Lake Erie’s Presque Isle Bay and is located two hours from Cleveland, Pittsburgh, and Buffalo.  The region offers many cultural, sports, and recreational resources, as well as modest living costs and affordable housing.  There are five colleges in the Erie area.

Application letter, curriculum vitae, copies of graduate and undergraduate transcripts, teaching statement and contact information (name, address, phone number and email) for three references should be emailed to BDSOSJobs@psu.edu. Please reference CHEM-D in your subject line.

If unable to send electronically, application materials may be mailed to:

Dr. Martin G. Kociolek, Director
Penn State Erie, The Behrend College
School of Science, Department CHEM-D
4205 College Drive
Erie, PA 16563-0203

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Penn State is committed to affirmative action, equal opportunity, and the diversity of its workforce.

Employment will require successful completion of background check(s) in accordance with University policies.

Part-Time Faculty Positions

The School of Science at Penn State Erie, The Behrend College, employs part-time instructors in astronomy, biology, chemistry, geoscience, geography, mathematics, and physics. Most part-time instruction is at the introductory college level. Needs depend upon course schedules, enrollments, and faculty leaves, and sometimes arise on relatively short notice. The school will accept applications at any time and keep them on file for consideration should vacancies occur. An M.S. or higher degree is required; teaching experience is preferred.

Send a resume, copies of college transcripts, statement of daytime/evening availability, and names, addresses, and phone numbers of two references to:

Dr. Martin G. Kociolek, Director
Penn State Erie, The Behrend College
School of Science, Department PTW
4205 College Drive
Erie, PA 16563-0203

Penn State is committed to affirmative action, equal opportunity and the diversity of its workforce.

Employment will require successful completion of background check(s) in accordance with University policies.

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