This position supports the teaching program of the Department of Plant Pathology. The incumbent will coordinate the laboratory portions and support the lecturer for the following courses: PP123, Plants, Parasites and People and PP300, Introduction to Plant Pathology.

University of Wisconsin - Madison
Position Vacancy Listing
PVL # 89464
Working Title:
Instructional Specialist - Plant Pathology
Official Title:
Degree and area of specialization:
MS in plant pathology, botany, microbiology, or related field required.

Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:
At least one semester of instructional lab experience required. Familiarity with plant pathology, microbiology, and/or plant sciences laboratory experience is essential.

Prefix level and salary will be determined at time of hire, based on level of experience and education.

Principal duties:
80% Coordinate laboratory portions, execute laboratory activities, and support class lecturer for both Plant Pathology/Botany 123 and Plant Pathology 300.
- Teach approximately two lab sections per semester
- Assist with grading, course record-keeping, and course websites
- Provide professional development in the area of teaching to personnel assisting with the course

20% Department support and engagement
- Maintain shared departmental instructional resources such as culture collections, specimens, and computer image files
- Support departmental teaching program and assist with new curriculum development
- Engage with campus and national STEM teaching community

Additional Information
The position available date reflects a target start date. The actual start date is flexible and may be negotiated.
A criminal background check will be conducted prior to hiring.
A period of evaluation will be required

Employee Class:
Academic Staff
Full Time Salary Rate:
Minimum $30,207 ANNUAL (12 months) 
Depending on Qualifications 
This is a renewable appointment.
Appointment percent:
Anticipated begin date:
MAY 01, 2017
Number of Positions:

Application must be received by: MARCH 05, 2017

To apply for this position please click on the "Apply Now" button. You will be required to upload a cover letter, CV and contact information for three references.
Questions about the position can be directed to:
Patricia Mcmanus
Phone: 608-265-2047
1630 Linden Dr   
Fax: N/A
391b Russell Laboratories   
Madison, WI 53706-1598   
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS: 800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE for further information. )

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NOTE: Please indicate in writing if you request that your identity be kept confidential. If you do not indicate your preference to remain confidential, the University may be required to disclose your identify and/or application materials. The identity of finalists and successful candidates will be revealed upon request. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).  

UW-Madison is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.

Keywords:Plant Pathology - Teaching Program - Support   Doc ID:70671
Owner:Joao .Group:Delta Community Program
Created:2017-02-14 16:01 CDTUpdated:2017-02-14 16:02 CDT
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