Lecturer, The Department of Biology

Location
Massachusetts, United States
Posted
20 Apr 2019
End of advertisement period
20 Jun 2019
Ref
2171
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Biological Sciences
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Job Description

The Department of Biology at Boston University invites applications for a full-time Lecturer beginning September 1, 2019, renewable based on satisfactory performance. We seek a colleague with a commitment to undergraduate education and a track record of excellence in teaching. Teaching responsibilities include 4 lecture and/or lab-based courses per year in the areas of introductory biology, infectious disease, anatomy, and physiology. The successful candidate will have a PhD in biology or a related field, and experience with evidence-based teaching practices and incorporating research into teaching. The position will involve active engagement in the academic life of the Biology program, such as serving as an academic advisor to a cohort of undergraduate biology majors, coordinating student peer-mentoring programs, developing curricular materials, serving as a research mentor for undergraduates, participating in Senior Thesis, Master’s or PhD committees, and contributing to the development of academic initiatives. The department of Biology believes that the cultural and social diversity of our faculty, staff, and students is vitally important to the distinction and excellence of our research and academic programs. Thus, we are especially eager to hire a colleague who supports our institutional commitment to ensuring BU is inclusive, equitable, and diverse.

Required Skills

Please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae and statement of teaching philosophy to https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/13601. Also arrange for three letters of reference to be submitted through the same website. Review of applications will begin April 22, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled.

Inquiries about the position can be addressed to Dr. Kathryn Spilios at kspilios@bu.edu.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

Job Location BOSTON, Massachusetts, United States

Position Type Full-Time/Regular

Salary Grade Competitive

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