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Adjunct Lecturer

The University of Arizona
Job Location:
Tucson, Arizona

Posting Number: req11150

Department: Ecology & Evolutionary Biology

Location: Main Campus

Address: Tucson, AZ USA

Position Highlights

The Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology is accepting applications for one or more Adjunct Lecturers to teach courses in-person and online. These are part-time non-tenure eligible positions for the Fall and/or Spring semesters of academic year 2022-23. The rate of pay for this position is $110,010 annually and will be prorated by FTE. Your teaching load may make you become eligible for benefits if you work a .50 FTE or greater for 90 days or longer. As courses and loads are determined, we will notify employees should they gain benefits eligibility. Hiring will depend on availability of funding and course enrollments.

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Duties & Responsibilities

  • Teach approximately 1-7 classes (1-22 units) per academic year
  • Maintain gradebook on D2L and hold office hours for students
  • Administer and grade assignments and exams
  • Prepare lectures and other course materials
  • Other duties as assigned by the Department Head

Minimum Qualifications

  • Master's degree in Biological Sciences or related field

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience teaching biology courses at the university-level (online or face-to-face)
  • Learning Management System Experience (D2L,Canvas, Blackboard, etc.)
  • Completion of a Quality Matters online training
  • History of professional development activities for online teaching and/or course design
  • Proficient experience with online communication software, such as Zoom

Rank: Lecturer

Tenure Information

Adjunct (NTE)

FLSA: Exempt

Full Time/Part Time: Part Time

Number of Hours Worked per Week: TBD


Work Calendar: Academic

Job Category: Teaching Faculty

Benefits Eligible: To be Determined

Rate of Pay: DOE

Compensation Type: salary at 1.0 full-time equivalency (FTE)

Type of criminal background check required: Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive)

Number of Vacancies: 3

Contact Information for Candidates

Lauren Harrison

Open Until Filled: Yes

Documents Needed to Apply: Curriculum Vitae (CV) and Cover Letter

Special Instructions to Applicant

Please indicate clearly in your cover letter which course(s) you are interested in and qualified to teach, and also specify the corresponding number of credits for each course. A full list of ECOL courses is available in the UA Academic Catalog at the following link:

Diversity Statement

At the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. As an Hispanic-serving institution, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we provide equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.

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