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Biology Department has part time teaching positions in the following areas:


Fall Term 2016 (August 29-Dec 21)

Genetics and Genomics

Sophomore/Junior genetics course for Biology and Biochemistry majors.  Includes TA support for associated discussion sections

Course meets MWF from 12:00-12:50pm

Introduction to Neuroscience

Junior/Senior elective course for Biology majors

Course meets MWF from 9:00-9:50am


Spring Term 2017 (Jan 17 – May 16)

Genetics and Genomics

Sophomore/Junior genetics course for Biology and Biochemistry majors.  Large lecture course that includes TA support for associated discussion sections.

Ecology and Evolution

Freshman level introductory course focused on organismal diversity and evolution within and among ecological niches.  A large lecture course with TA support.

Plant Biology

A sophomore level course exploring the cell biology and physiology of plants.  Primary focus (molecular, biochemical  and/or genetic) can be determined by the instructor.

Biological Chemistry

A one-semester biochemistry course for Junior and Senior Biology and Biochemistry majors.

Part time faculty receive a competitive salary on a per course basis.   In addition, part time faculty in the Biology Department have shared office space to prepare lectures and meet with students.  Responsibilities include:

            . prepare and deliver course lectures at the assigned course time

            . write and grade examinations

            . be available for 2-3 office hours per week

            . write letters of recommendation when appropriate

            . laboratory instructors oversee ordering and materials associated with the lab.

Qualifications:  Instructors teaching lecture courses must have a PhD in the appropriate field of study.  We will consider post-doctoral fellows seeking university teaching experience.

Candidates should submit a cover letter and CV with three professional references online at

Review of candidates will continue until the positions are filled.




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