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Michigan State University Assistant Instructor-Fixed Term in East Lansing, Michigan

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Assistant Instructor-Fixed Term

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Work type:Faculty/Academic Staff

Major Administrative Unit / College:College Of Natural Science

Department:Integrative Biology 10032920

Sub Area:FAS- Fac./Acad Staff

Salary:45000.00-65000.00 Salary Commensurate with Experience

Location:East Lansing

Categories:3/4 Time (65-89.9%), Fixed Term Academic Staff, Research/Scientific, Union

Working/Functional Title

Assistant Instructor/Instructor Fixed Term

Position Summary

The Department of Integrative Biology (IBIO) is seeking fixed term Assistant Instructors to teach four online courses this coming summer session US2021. Applicants interested in any of the positions should indicate their preference in their cover letter. The courses are (1) IBIO 150: From DNA to Populations (offered during Summer A; 5/17/21-7/1/21), (2) IBIO 355: Ecology (offered during Summer A; 5/17/21-7/1/21), and (3) IBIO 355: Ecology (offered during Summer B; 7/6/21-8/19/21), and (4) IBIO 368 : Zoo Animal Bio & Conserv (offered during Summer B; 7/6/21-8/19/21). Appointment and pay for Summer A will be from May 15, 2021 – June 30, 2021 and the appointment and pay for Summer B will be from July 1, 2021 – August 15, 2021. This position may be subject to the provisions of the collective bargaining unit for the Union for Non-tenure Track Teaching (UNTF). Materials from previous offerings are available in MSUs D2L Course Management System.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, age, disability or protected veteran status.

Required Degree


Desired Degree


Minimum Requirements

Assistant Instructor (Bachelor's degree)

Desired Qualifications

Successful candidates are expected to have completed, or be near completion of a PhD in a field related to the course content. Preference will be given to candidates with experience teaching similar courses online.

Required Application Materials

Applicants should submit a cover letter, CV, a teaching portfolio and a diversity statement highlighting experience with and commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion, and the contact information for three references. Applicants interested in any of the positions should indicate their preference in their cover letter.

Special Instructions

All documents should be submitted towww.careers.msu.edu. Review of applications will begin on as soon as possible and will continue until the position(s) is(are) filled. Questions regarding the position may be directed to Dr. Terri McElhinny, IBIO UG Curriculum Director and Chair of the Search Committee (mcelhinn@msu.edu).

Applications will be reviewed as needed.

MSU Statement

Michigan State University has been advancing the common good with uncommon will for more than 160 years. One of the top research universities in the world, MSU pushes the boundaries of discovery and forges enduring partnerships to solve the most pressing global challenges while providing life-changing opportunities to a diverse and inclusive academic community through more than 200 programs of study in 17 degree-granting colleges.

Advertised:Mar 26, 2021Eastern Daylight Time