Open Positions

Biology Full-Time Non-Tenure Track Faculty

Position Description

The Biology Department at Boston College invites applications for a full time, non-tenure-track faculty position in Molecular Cell Biology, with a 3-year renewable contract. The appointment will be at the level of Assistant or Associate Professor of the Practice, and is primarily a teaching position. The successful candidate will have research interests and technical skills that can be used to develop advanced laboratory courses and electives for our biology and biochemistry majors, and will be involved in mentoring and advising students seeking advanced laboratory-based research and technical training opportunities.


A Ph.D., post-doctoral research experience, and several years of university teaching experience are required. The incumbent will play a significant role in the Gateway Scholars Program for STEM, an instructional support program in biology and chemistry for first generation and under-represented minority students. Thus, we are looking for candidates with experience and demonstrated success in motivating and facilitating positive educational outcomes in STEM for traditionally underserved students. The successful candidate will also be expected to explore internal and external funding opportunities for undergraduate research, participate in academic advising, and contribute to departmental and college service.

Application Instructions

Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching interests and arrange to have three letters from professional referees submitted online via interfolio at: The teaching statement should indicate the candidate’s pedagogical approach to science education and highlight their experience with teaching and mentoring traditionally underserved students. Review of applications begins September 3, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled.

Boston College conducts background checks as part of the hiring process.

Boston College is a Jesuit, Catholic university that strives to integrate research excellence with a foundational commitment to formative liberal arts education. We encourage applications from candidates who are committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic community. Boston College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of any legally protected category including disability and protected veteran status. To learn more about how BC supports diversity and inclusion throughout the university, please visit the Office for Institutional Diversity.