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Part-time Lecturer in Marine Biology
Tufts University

Date Posted Aug. 18, 2023
Title Part-time Lecturer in Marine Biology
University Tufts University
Medford, MA, United States
Department School of Arts & Sciences: Biology
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Lecturer/Instructor
  • Marine/Freshwater Sciences
    Biology - General
    Sciences - General

The Department of Biology at Tufts University is seeking a part-time non-tenure track instructor to teach an intermediate-level course in Marine Biology for Biology majors (Bio 164 - Marine Biology) in Spring 2024 (Jan - mid May). The course should survey major marine animal and plant groups and their adaptations to habitats such as the deep sea, coral reefs, estuaries, and the intertidal zone. Ecological impacts of global warming, ocean acidification, and overfishing on marine communities and fisheries could be included. Prerequisites: a year of college biology, or permission of instructor. Enrollment is usually around 40 students. Virtual accommodation of students who are unable to attend in-person sessions may be necessary.



The preferred candidate should have attained an advanced degree in an area related to the biology of marine organisms. Candidates should demonstrate experience in teaching marine 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

Application requirements: All applications are submitted via Interfolio, at

Applications should include a cover letter, CV, two letters of recommendation, and student evaluations (if available).  The cover letter should include a statement describing the candidate’s commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. The person to be contacted is Ms. Geneva Frank ( Review will start immediately and continue until the position is filled.

All offers of employment are contingent upon the completion of a background check.

  • 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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