Faculty Vacancies

Vacancy - Biology Lecturer (Physiology)

(Recruitment Number  10780214)

Washburn University's Department of Biology invites applications for the position of Lecturer in Biology (Physiologist) beginning August 1, 2014.  This position is a one-year (9-month), full-time, non-tenure track appointment at the rank of Lecturer; renewal of the appointment depends on availability of funding and need for services.  The successful candidate is expected to demonstrate a commitment to quality undergraduate education.

Required Qualifications: 

  • Master’s in Physiology, Biology or related field
  • Teaching experience at the post-secondary level

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. in Physiology, Biology or related field
  • Experience in teaching human physiology and introductory biology courses at the post-secondary level
  • Demonstrated teaching excellence at the university level


  • Teaching courses in Human Physiology (majors/allied health students), and Introductory Biology courses for majors/non-majors 
  • Working as part of a team to maintain and prepare physiology labs 
  • Maintain office hours and be available to students outside of classroom time
  • Participation in Department meetings and functions
  • Other duties as assigned

Application Procedures:

  • To be given highest consideration, completed applications must be submitted no later than March 24, 2014. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled. Complete applications consist of a cover letter, statement on Teaching Philosophy, current CV, copies of transcripts (unofficial are OK at this stage) and 3 current reference letters. Please mail to: Physiology Lecturer Search Committee, Washburn University, Department of Biology, 1700 SW. College Ave., Topeka, KS. 66621 or bio-search@washburn.edu (do not send additional materials until requested). Either hardcopy or electronic applications will be accepted. For questions, please contact Dr. Takrima Sadikot at: takrima.sadikot@washburn.edu. The successful candidate will be required to submit to a background check prior to hire. To enrich education through diversity, Washburn University is an EOE. Candidates from under-represented groups are encouraged to apply. www.washburn.edu.