Birmingham-Southern College — Visiting Lecturer, Biology

Birmingham-Southern College is accepting applications for a one-year, non-tenure track VISITING LECTURER position to teach introductory and advanced courses for majors for the 2019-2020 academic year. This faculty position will be housed within the Department of Biology, and teaching responsibilities will include introductory cell and molecular biology, genetics, and, potentially, biochemistry or microbiology. The teaching load is three courses per term (lecture and/or lab), plus a January course.

Candidates should demonstrate a commitment to the use of inclusive and evidence-based teaching practices. At least 18 hours of graduate work in biology or a closely related field is required, Ph.D. preferred. 

Review of applications will begin immediately, and applicants will be considered until the position is filled. To apply, please email your curriculum vitae with the names of three possible references, graduate transcripts (unofficial is sufficient for the application stage), and a statement of teaching philosophy that addresses issues of diversity, equality, and inclusion to: 

Dr. Scot Duncan
Department of Biology
Birmingham-Southern College
900 Arkadelphia Road, Box 549022
Birmingham, AL 35254

With enrollment at over 1200 students, BSC is featured in 40 Colleges that Change Lives and is a sheltering institution for Phi Beta Kappa.  Close faculty-student interaction in teaching, advising, and research is at the core of our mission. BSC is five minutes from downtown Birmingham, the largest city in Alabama, and a leading regional center for biomedical research. The city is home to six higher education institutions and the community sponsors a symphony, ballet, opera, museums, and art/music/film festivals. For more about BSC visit    

BSC is an equal opportunity employer and is especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute, through their teaching, research, and/or service, to the diversity and excellence of the academic community. BSC complies with the Alabama Child Protection Act. EOE.