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Bioinformatics Inquiry through Sequencing
Tufts University

Date Posted Jan. 22, 2024
Title Bioinformatics Inquiry through Sequencing
University Tufts University
Medford, MA, United States
Department University College
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Graduate Student
  • Biology - General

Compensation: $9,730 for course instruction

The Pre-College Program within University College at Tufts University is seeking a part-time instructor in the field of Bioinformatics to teach the following course in the Summer II 2024 session: CSS 0092 Bioinformatics Through Sequencing. The BioSeq course, which has been offered to pre-college students for several years, gives students the rare opportunity to learn about cutting-edge developments in next-generation DNA sequencing with first-hand experience in collecting and analyzing real experimental data. This course is scheduled to meet July 2- August 9; M, T, W, Th; 9:30am-11:15am. It is open to rising high school sophomores, juniors, and seniors who have completed either AP or honors biology. It will be taught virtually using Labster, with a target enrollment of 15-30.



M.A. in an appropriate discipline. Previous related teaching experience is required, preferably at the college level.


Application Instructions

Please submit a dossier including cover letter, curriculum vitae; a letter of recommendation should be uploaded directly into Interfolio by recommenders. Current graduate students must demonstrate approval from their PI, advisor, and/or Graduate Director or Department Chair.

The search committee will begin screening applications immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Please contact Tressa Janati, Associate Director of Pre-College Programs, with any questions at

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