Position available - U of Wis-Rock County

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Fri Apr 7 13:47:31 EST 2000


Vacancy Announcement


Full-Time Lecturer
Department of Biology

2000-01 Academic Year

UW-Rock County
Janesville, Wisconsin


UW-Rock County seeks a full-time lecturer for the 2000-01 academic year in
the Department of  Biology to cover a faculty leave.  The lecturer will have
complete responsibility for the following course sequence:

Fall 2000

BIO 107	Biological Aspects of Conservation of Natural Resources  (3 credits)
		Tuesday & Thursday   6-7:15 p.m.

The principles underlying the proper management of our resources-water,
soils, minerals, forests, wildlife and human.  The current and past
attitudes relating to the resources with the interaction and complexities of
humans' interests.  This course meets the statutory requirement for
Conservation of Natural Resources required for State certification for
teachers of science and social sciences.  Course is taught in lecture format
and may include demonstrations, discussion and field trips.

BIO 109	Concepts of Biology (5 credits)
		Lecture:  Monday and Wednesday, 1-2:15 p.m.
		Lab (Section 1):     Tuesday and Thursday, 10-11:50 a.m.
		Lab (Section 2):     Tuesday and Thursday, 1-2:50 p.m.

An introduction to the fundamental principles of living organisms.  Includes
cell and tissue structure, growth, basic physiological processes,
reproduction and inheritance, classification, evolution and ecology.
Lecture, lab, and may also include demonstrations, discussion and field
trips.

Spring 2001

BIO 109	Concepts of Biology (5 credits)
		Lecture:  Monday, Wednesday, Friday:  10-10:50 a.m.
		Lab:     Tuesday and Thursday, 10-11:50 a.m.
		
An introduction to the fundamental principles of living organisms.  Includes
cell and tissue structure, growth, basic physiological processes,
reproduction and inheritance, classification, evolution and ecology.
Lecture, lab, and may also include demonstrations, discussion and field
trips.

BOT 130	General Botany (5 credits)
		Lecture: Monday and Wednesday, 1-2:15 p.m.
		Lab:   Tuesday and Thursday, 1-2:50 p.m.	

An introduction to plant sciences including the structure, development,
physiology and genetics of plants.  The relation of the major plant groups
and the principles of biology.  Lecture, lab, and may also include
demonstrations, discussion, and field trips.


Qualifications: ABD in biology; Ph.D. preferred.    Applicant must have
demonstrated record of successful undergraduate teaching.

Salary: Approximately $29,589 (2-semester academic year).

Send letter of interest and resume with names, addresses and phone numbers
of three references to:  Dean Jane Crisler, UW-Rock County, 2909 Kellogg
Avenue, Janesville, WI 53546.  Fax: (608) 758-6522; e-mail:
jcrisler at uwc.edu.  Application must be accompanied by a statement of whether
the applicant wishes to have the application held in confidence or made
available to the public upon request.  UW-Rock County is an AA/EOE Employer.
For further information, see:  http://rock.uwc.edu.

UW-Rock County is one of the 13 campuses of the UW Colleges.  We offer
freshman-/sophomore-level university instruction for the baccalaureate
degree, professional studies, and a general education associate degree.
Average class size is 24 and the focus is upon undergraduate teaching.  Many
students intend to major in health science professions and obtain their
foundational coursework at UW-Rock County before transferring to another UW
campus for the baccalaureate degree.  The renovated and expanded science
building, Williams Hall, which opened in January 1999, provides a
state-of-the-art undergraduate science and education facility. 

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