Lecturer in Biology (Relocate to Charlottesville, VA)

University of Virginia - United States

Full-time | Temporary

The Department of Biology at the University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, invites applications for a non-tenure-track, Lecturer position in Biology, to begin in the 2020-2021 academic year. The primary responsibilities involve instruction and overseeing a two-semester sequence of undergraduate Human Anatomy and Physiology lecture and associated laboratory sections. Total enrollment in the course over both semesters is approximately 500 students. In addition, the successful candidate is also expected to teach a small enrollment, specialized course based on area of expertise and experience, each semester. Start date for the position is August 25, 2020.

Compensation will be commensurate with experience and will be full-time salary with full-time benefits. The term of this interim position will be for one academic year.

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: A Ph.D. or other doctoral degree in Biology or relevant field is required. Demonstrated undergraduate teaching experience and a commitment to teaching excellence in human anatomy and physiology is required. Preference will be given to candidates with demonstrated experience engaging with diverse populations, large lecture and laboratory classes as well as innovative teaching methods.


Please apply online at https://uva.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/UVAJobs/job/Charlottesville-VA/Lecturer-in-Biology_R0011755-1 and attach the following required applicant documents:

  • CV
  • Cover Letter that summarizes that candidate’s interest in the position, qualifications and previous experience teaching/engaging with diverse populations.
  • Names and contact information for three references
  • Statement of Teaching Philosophy

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Review of applications will begin on December 11, 2019, but the position will remain open until filled.

The University will perform background checks on all new hires prior to employment. This position will also require an Education Verification (FSAKA).

UVA assists faculty spouses and partners seeking employment in the Charlottesville area. To learn more please visit https://dualcareer.virginia.edu/.

The University of Virginia, including the UVA Health System and the University Physician’s Group are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.

Job Types: Full-time, Temporary


  • undergraduate teaching: 1 year (Required)


  • Doctorate (Required)