Date Posted

September 28, 2021

Job Category

Job Type



Exempt Status




The Department of Biology at Trinity University in San Antonio, TX,  invites applications for a Lecturer (3-year term, depending on qualifications) to serve as laboratory instructor and coordinator.


Starting date is January 2022

Duties and Responsibilities

Demonstrated teaching ability and enthusiasm for teaching at a highly selective undergraduate institution are essential. Trinity University is a small, private liberal arts and sciences university that values high quality undergraduate teaching and supports high impact undergraduate research.

The Department of Biology (https://new.trinity.edu/academics/departments/biology), located in Trinity’s state-of-the-art Center for Sciences and Innovation, has 13 highly collaborative faculty and serves majors in Biology, Neuroscience, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, and Environmental Studies. Trinity is located in San Antonio, a large, vibrant, cosmopolitan city located in south central Texas. San Antonio’s cost of living is relatively low for a major metropolitan area. More information on the city of San Antonio can be found at http://visitsanantonio.com/.

The typical teaching load is 7 courses per year. Lecturers are fully integrated into the life of the department and are expected to advise students and contribute to departmental service.



  • Experience teaching a diversity of biology laboratories.

Education Requirements

  • Candidates must have an MS or Ph.D. in biology or a closely related field 

Application Details

How to apply

Applicants should send a letter of application; a statement of teaching philosophy and experience; a statement of commitment to diversity and inclusion; and a curriculum vitae to the individual listed in the contact section.

Finalists will be asked to send (unofficial) undergraduate and graduate transcripts, and arrange for us to receive at least two letters of reference. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the application is filled.


Contact Information

Prof. James Shinkle,

Chair of Search Committee


Trinity University will post non-exempt staff positions for 5 business days and exempt staff positions for 10 business days. Faculty positions will remain open until filled. However, postings may be extended if a sufficient number of qualified applications has not been received. Trinity University also reserves the right to close the posting if a qualified applicant pool has been received.

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