Summary of Position
The Department of Chemical and Biological Sciences at Youngstown State University seeks a motivated individual with outstanding teaching skills to provide instruction primarily in undergraduate lecture and laboratory courses in anatomy/physiology and general biology. Multi-section laboratory coordination duties, such as management of graduate-level laboratory teaching assistants, may be assigned as needed. Designs, organizes, teaches, and provides summative feedback to promote and direct student learning.
Plans, organizes, teaches, and provides feedback to promote and direct student success. Responds to students in a timely manner. Communicates with students, departments, and university officials via university provided tools and resources.
Ability to contribute to the diversity, cultural sensitivity, and excellence of the University community through teaching.
An Institution of Opportunity: YSU inspires individuals, enhances futures, and enriches lives.
As a student-centered university, Youngstown State University’s mission is to provide innovative lifelong learning opportunities that will inspire individuals, enhance futures, and enrich lives. YSU inspires individuals by cultivating a curiosity for life-long learning; enhances the futures of our students by empowering them to discover, disseminate and apply their knowledge; and enriches the region by fostering collaboration and the advancement of civic, scientific, and technological development. YSU’s culture of enrichment flourishes in our diverse, accessible, and quality education.
Work Schedule: Monday through Friday, including some evenings.
Qualifications and Competencies
Required Certifications, Training, and/or Licensures: None
Minimum Qualifications: Master of Science degree in Biological Sciences; prior teaching experience in college-level biology courses.
Preferred Qualifications: A Ph.D. in Biological Sciences or a related discipline. Lecture and laboratory teaching experience in anatomy/physiology courses, including courses of eighty or more students.
At Youngstown State University we are committed to a comprehensive employee benefit program that helps our employees live healthy, feel secure, and maintain a work/life balance. YSU offers two options for medical plans, optional dental and vision insurance and life insurance. These plans are reviewed annually to maintain competitiveness while being cost effective. In addition, YSU offers tuition remission, 403(b) and 457 retirement planning options, as well as state pension programs and optional voluntary life insurance benefits. Medical Mutual of Ohio Medical plans Dental Benefits Vision Benefits Group Life Insurance (University Sponsored and Voluntary) Group Long Term Disability (University Sponsored and Voluntary) Flexible Spending Account Health Savings Account Tuition remission Employee Assistance Program Wellness Initiatives Sick Leave Vacation Accrual Paid Holidays State Retirement Programs 403b and 457b Voluntary Retirement Options
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