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Assistant Lecturer, Biological Sciences (3601)

Idaho State University
Pocatello, Idaho
Closing date
Jun 16, 2024

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Assistant Lecturer, Biological Sciences (3601)
Idaho Falls and Pocatello

Institution Information

Idaho State University, established in 1901, is a Carnegie-classified doctoral research and teaching institution, with a culture built on trust, compassion, stability, and hope. ISU serves over 12,000 students in Pocatello, Meridian, Twin Falls, and Idaho Falls. Students and faculty at ISU are leading the way in cutting-edge research and innovative solutions. We are proud to offer exceptional academics nestled in the grand, natural beauty of the West. We invite you to apply to be a part of our University community!

Job Description

Idaho State University's Department of Biological Sciences invites applications for a 9- month, full time, non-tenure-track position as an Assistant Lecturer in Biology. The selected candidate is expected to join our faculty team in the delivery of high-quality life science courses on our Idaho Falls campus beginning August 2024. The Idaho Falls campus is an outreach campus of Idaho State University that serves traditional and non-traditional students in the surrounding region.

Key Responsibilities

The assistant lecturer will teach introductory courses in ecology and general biology, in addition to upper division courses in genetics, evolution and biochemistry. Teaching assignments may include day and evening classes on the Idaho Falls and Pocatello campus. Coordination of labs, student advising, and other duties will be part of the assigned teaching load.

Minimum Qualifications

  • PhD or equivalent in a relevant life sciences field
  • Experience in ecology, genetics, and biochemistry courses at the college level
  • Demonstrated ability to coordinate laboratory materials and resources

    Preferred Qualifications
  • Previous involvement in educational outreach activities
  • Experience developing course materials
  • Demonstrated ability to involve students in research

    Additional Information

    You must submit your CV/resume, cover letter, and list of three (3) professional references, including current contact information. This position will remain open until it is filled; however, priority consideration will be given to applications received prior to May 29, 2024. Salary will be commensurate with education and experience. Benefits include comprehensive health, dental, and vision; life insurance; disability plan; employee assistance program (EAP); excellent retirement options and company contribution; and generous paid time off/sick leave accrual. All offers of employment are conditional pending the successful completion of a background investigation, provided by HireRight.

    Posting Number: req2203
    Type: Working 9 months per year
    Position: Faculty Non-Tenure Track
    Division: College of Science and Engineering

    The State of Idaho is committed to providing equal employment opportunities and prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, political affiliation or belief, sex, national origin, genetics, or any other status protected under applicable federal, state, or local laws.

    The State of Idaho is committed to access and reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities, auxiliary aids and services are available upon request. If you require an accommodation at any step in our recruitment process, you are encouraged to contact (208) 334-2263 (TTY/TTD: 711), or email

    Preference may be given to veterans who qualify under state and federal laws and regulations.

    To apply, visit

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