University of Tennessee at Martin

Lecturer in Biological Sciences

Biological Sciences


Lecturer (one-year term, non-tenure track) in the Department of Biological Sciences.

Effective Date: August 1, 2020

Minimum Qualifications

Applicants must have completed all requirements for a Master's degree in a biological science or related field with 18 hours of graduate credit in a biological science by the time of appointment.


The successful candidate will teach introductory biology lecture and laboratory courses offered by the Department of Biological Sciences for Fall 2020 and Spring 2021. This is a full-time teaching position (a maximum of 15 credit hours per semester) that does not require student advising, departmental or university service, or scholarly activity. Preference will be given to individuals with demonstrated undergraduate teaching excellence.

Salary: Commensurate with qualifications.

The University

The University of Tennessee at Martin is a primary campus in the University of Tennessee System. The campus is located in Northwest Tennessee approximately 125 miles north of Memphis and 150 miles west of Nashville. The University of Tennessee at Martin has a combined graduate and undergraduate enrollment of approximately 7,000 students. The emphasis is solidly on excellence in teaching. Additional information about the University of Tennessee at Martin and the Department of Biological Sciences can be found at


Interested persons must submit an online application at or and click "Employment" at the bottom of the page. Applicant must attach a letter of application, a current vita, a statement of teaching philosophy, and an official transcript for the terminal degree. In addition, applicants will need to arrange for three original, current letters of reference to be sent independently as hard copies or PDF files to: Dr. Tom Blanchard, Search Committee Chair, Department of Biological Sciences, 315 Brehm Hall, 574 University Street, The University of Tennessee at Martin, Martin, TN 38238 or Incomplete submissions will not be considered.

Closing Date: The Search Committee will begin evaluating complete applications June 1, 2020 and will continue until a suitable candidate is identified.

The University of Tennessee is an EEO/AA/Title VI/Title IX/Section 504/ADA/ADEA institution in the provision of its education and employment programs and services. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, or covered veteran status.

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Last updated: 2020-06-08