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Work type: Faculty/Academic Staff
Major Administrative Unit / College: College Of Natural Science
Department: Integrative Biology 10032920
Salary: 50000.00-65000.00 Salary Commensurate with Experience
Location: East Lansing
Categories: Full Time (90-100%), Fixed Term Academic Staff, Education/Training, Union

Working/Functional Title

Assistant Instructor/Instructor Fixed Term

Position Summary

The Department of Integrative Biology (IBIO) is seeking a Fixed Term Instructor to teach IBIO 306 (Invertebrate Biology) and one section of BS162 (Organismal and Pop Biology) this coming fall semester 2020. This is a full-time appointment is for fall semester only. IBIO 306 will require considerable redevelopment. Salary equivalent to $50,000 - $60,000 per Academic Year ($25,000 - $30,000 for fall semester), depending on experience. 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 MSU’s D2L Course Management System.

Required Degree


Desired Degree

Doctorate -PhD in Biology

Minimum Requirements

Assistant Instructor (Bachelor's degree)


Desired Qualifications

Successful candidates are expected to have completed, or be near completion of a PhD in Biology. 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.  

Special Instructions

All documents should be submitted to 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 (


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