The Department of Biology at Tufts University seeks a full-time faculty member beginning September 1, 2023. Teaching responsibilities will include a multi-section laboratory course in Molecular Biology (Bio50), a Molecular Biology lecture course to complement an existing course offering (Bio105), and contribution to another course or courses that match the candidate’s expertise. Additional responsibilities will include undergraduate advising and service to the department and university.
Qualified candidates must have a Ph.D. in an area of Molecular Biology and show evidence of successful teaching in intermediate biology courses and laboratory settings. Candidates should have experience or invested interest in student-centered pedagogical techniques and developing inclusive classrooms. They should clearly describe how they will utilize effective teaching and mentoring to promote success and career enhancement of underrepresented students in STEM.
This is an academic year, benefitted, non-tenure-track position with initial appointment for 2 years and is renewable contingent upon performance. Lecturers at Tufts University are unionized (https://access.tufts.edu/collective-bargaining-agreements) with the potential for long-term careers with promotional advancement within the Lecturer ranks.
Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, statement of commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and justice (DEIJ), sample syllabi for molecular biology lecture and lab courses, teaching evaluations if available, and two letters of recommendation. The DEIJ statement should demonstrate your knowledge of barriers facing under-represented groups in higher education and highlight your own efforts and plans to advance DEIJ in the biology curriculum. All application materials must be submitted via Interfolio at apply.interfolio.com/113384
Please contact staff assistant to the chair/faculty Geneva Frank at Geneva.Frank@tufts.edu with any questions. Review of applications will begin January15th, 2023 and will 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.