Title Lecturer Position in Animal Behavior
Appointment Status Non-Tenure Track
Department IU Bloomington Biology
The Program in Animal Behavior at Indiana University invites applications for a full-time non-tenure track Lecturer position in Animal Behavior beginning August 1, 2023. The initial appointment is for three years. This is intended to be a long-term position and there is a promotion track, through the rank of Senior Lecturer, followed by Teaching Professor. The Program in Animal Behavior offers a BS degree in Animal Behavior ( ). The successful candidate will be expected to teach and continue development of four undergraduate courses per academic year (typically 2 per semester), including the Animal Behavior major’s core courses, a formal laboratory course, and advanced topical courses relevant to animal behavior and based on the applicant’s expertise. The applicant will also share in supervision of our internship program.
Candidates should have a Ph.D. in Animal Behavior or a closely related field such as Biology, Psychology Biological Anthropology, Neuroscience, or Environmental Science at the time of appointment; strong communication and organizational skills; and documented evidence of independent classroom and laboratory teaching ability. Postdoctoral training is a plus. Salary is commensurate with experience and full benefits are included.
Department Contact for Questions
Questions about the position should be addressed to Dr. Cara Wellman (email@example.com).
Salary and Rank
To apply, please submit (1) a cover letter describing your experience, educational background, and reasons for interest in the position; (2) curriculum vitae; (3) evidence of teaching ability; (4) a statement of teaching philosophy, (5) a diversity statement (1-2 pages with information and specific examples of past, present and future contributions to promoting equity, inclusion and diversity in your professional career), and (6) the names and contact information for three letters of references. Application materials may be submitted via ( ). Review of applications will begin February 15, 2023 and continue until the position is filled.
The College of Arts and Sciences is committed to building and supporting a diverse, inclusive, and equitable community of students and scholars.
Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment based on individual qualifications. Indiana University prohibits discrimination based on age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status.
For Best Consideration Date 02/15/2023
Expected Start Date 08/01/2023
OAA # IU-100269-2023