The Department of Biology at Tufts University seeks a full-time, non-tenure-track faculty member beginning September 1st, 2021. The lecturer's responsibilities will include, but not be limited to, organizing and teaching an intermediate course in general physiology (Bio 115- General Physiology I), which currently covers the human respiratory, cardiovascular, and renal systems; an intermediate course in immunology; an intermediate course in comparative animal physiology alternating with a course in exercise physiology; and participation in a laboratory course in physiology (Bio 49). In addition, the successful applicant may be involved in the introductory laboratory in Organisms and Populations (Bio 14). Responsibilities will also include undergraduate advising and departmental service.
Qualified candidates must have a PhD and show evidence of successful teaching in intermediate physiology courses. The successful candidate must demonstrate experience or invested interest in evidence-based STEM pedagogy that promotes accessibility, inclusion, and equity. This is an academic year, benefited 2-year position 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, a statement of teaching philosophy, and a sample syllabus. All application materials must be submitted via Interfolio at: apply.interfolio.com/81525. In addition, three confidential letters of recommendation addressing the candidate's potential as a university teacher should be submitted separately to Interfolio. For additional information, applicants may contact Department Assistant Geneva Frank at Geneva.Frank@tufts.edu. Review of applications will begin on Feb. 1 and continue until the position is filled.
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