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Instructor for Bio 46: Cell Biology
Tufts University

Date Posted Dec. 22, 2022
Title Instructor for Bio 46: Cell Biology
University Tufts University
Medford, MA, United States
Department School of Arts, Sciences, and Engineering: School of Arts & Sciences: Biology
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Lecturer/Instructor
  • Biology - Cell Biology
    Biology - General
    Sciences - General

The Department of Biology at Tufts University is seeking a part-time non-tenure track instructor to teach an in-person mid-level course in Cell Biology for undergraduate Biology majors (Bio 46 - Cell Biology) in Spring 2023 (Jan - mid-May). The course presents basic concepts of cellular organization, function, and regulation. Topics may include molecular/biochemical research methods used in the study of protein structure and function, gene expression and regulation, signal transduction, intracellular transport, and cell communication. Prerequisites: a semester of college biology, or permission of instructor. Enrollment is usually 60-80 students. Virtual accommodation of students who are unable to attend in person sessions due to illness may be necessary.



The preferred candidate should have attained a Ph.D. in an area related to cell structure, function, and behavior. Candidates should demonstrate experience in teaching cell biology. We require experience or invested interest in developing inclusive classroom spaces through equitable mentoring and innovative evidence-based pedagogy that promotes success and career enhancement of underrepresented students in STEM.


Application Instructions

All application materials must be submitted via Interfolio at :

Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, two letters of recommendation, teaching statement, and student evaluations (if available). The cover letter should include a statement describing the candidate’s commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and justice (DEIJ). Questions should be directed to Ms. Geneva Frank ( Review will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. 

All offers of employment are contingent upon the completion of a background check and meeting the University’s current COVID-19 vaccination requirements.

  • Tufts University, founded in 1852, prioritizes quality teaching, highly competitive basic and applied research, and a commitment to active citizenship locally, regionally, and globally. Tufts University has also committed to becoming an anti-racist institution and prides itself on the continuous improvement of diversity, equity and inclusion work. Current and prospective employees of the university are expected to have and continuously develop skill in, and disposition for, positively engaging with a diverse population of faculty, staff, and students. Tufts University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We are committed to increasing the diversity of our faculty and staff and fostering their success when hired. Members of underrepresented groups are welcome and strongly encouraged to apply. See the University’s Non-Discrimination statement and policy here If you are an applicant with a disability who is unable to use our online tools to search and apply for jobs, please contact us by calling the Office of Equal Opportunity (OEO) at 617-627-3298 or at Applicants can learn more about requesting reasonable accommodations at

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