Postdoctoral Associate/Lecturer, Department of Biology

Boston University
Boston , Massachusetts, United States
23 Apr 2018
End of advertisement period
21 May 2018
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Biological Sciences
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Description

The Department of Biology at Boston University invites applications for full-time teaching and research Postdoctoral Associate/Lecturer appointments starting September 1, 2018 or January 1, 2019. These positions are designed for recent Ph.D. recipients planning to pursue academic careers of teaching and research at two- or four-year institutions. Initial appointments are for one year, and typically renewed for an additional year based on satisfactory performance. Responsibilities are divided between teaching and research. The instructional component will involve guided experiences in teaching discussion sections and laboratories of undergraduate courses (e.g. Introductory Biology, Physiology, and Biochemistry), as well as helping to implement innovative teaching methodologies. In addition, the applicant will be expected to develop and teach an undergraduate course during the second year of the appointment. Candidates will be expected to participate in one or more of Boston University’s pedagogical instructional seminars or programs, such as those provided by the Center for Teaching and Learning. Research will be conducted in affiliation with a faculty research member. Additional information about our academic programs and research interests of faculty can be found at

Required Skills

Applicants should submit a current CV, a statement that includes teaching and research objectives with a research faculty member(s) of interest identified, and arrange to have three letters of reference sent by May 1, 2018 through Please direct email queries to Professor Fred Wasserman at

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

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