Instructor, Biology

Posted: 11/23/2022

Instructor, Biology

The University of Northern Iowa's Department of Biology seeks applicants for a full-time, four-year term Instructor of Biology position, starting in August 2023. This position involves teaching general education lectures and laboratories as well as other general biology courses as needed.
The University of Northern Iowa provides a high-quality education, purposefully guiding students to find and develop their strengths and prepare them for success after college. We have a bold vision that we will be a more diverse and inclusive campus community that provides an engaged education empowering students to lead locally and globally. As we advance our work to become a more equity-oriented institution and realize our vision, we seek to elevate the diversity of our faculty across disciplines, departments, and colleges and to build a more inclusive teaching and learning environment.
Building on its historic excellence in teacher education, the university has developed outstanding programs in business, natural sciences, humanities and fine arts, and social and behavioral sciences with advanced degrees available in many programs. The University's attractive size, approximately 9,000 students, allows UNI to offer faculty, facilities, and academic choices characteristic of a much larger university while retaining a friendly, small-college atmosphere on a park-like campus. UNI has been consistently recognized as one of the "Best Midwest Universities" by U.S. News & World Report. Located in Cedar Falls/Waterloo, the campus is comprised of more than 40 buildings on 940 acres. For more information, visit
The successful candidate must hold a Master's degree in biology or related field. Required qualifications include at least five years of experience in teaching college-level courses and in coordinating and supervising multiple sections of laboratory classes. Preference will be given to candidates with demonstrated experience in developing college-level biology laboratory activities and a strong history of professional development related to teaching.
Applications received by December 7, 2022 will receive full consideration. To apply, visit Inquiries may be sent to Theresa Spradling at 319-273-2458 or Pre-employment background checks required.
UNI actively seeks to enhance diversity and is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. The University encourages applications from persons of color, women, individuals living with disabilities, and veterans. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, creed, disability, ethnicity, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, national origin, political affiliation, pregnancy, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran or military status, or any other basis protected by federal and/or state law.

Type of Employment: Full-Time

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