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Work type: Faculty/Academic Staff
Major Administrative Unit / College: College Of Natural Science
Department: Biological Science Program 10032100
Salary: 45000.00-50000.00 Salary Commensurate with Experience
Location: East Lansing
Categories: Full Time (90-100%), Fixed Term Faculty, Education/Training

Position Summary

The Biological Sciences (BioSci) Program is seeking a fixed term instructor to teach in introductory cell and molecular biology lecture and lab courses. The successful candidate will join a diverse group of educators and discipline-based education researchers dedicated to providing high-quality undergraduate biology education. The initial appointment will be for one year (9 months) with expectation of continuing renewal based on satisfactory performance. Responsibilities will include teaching an introductory cell and molecular biology lecture course and laboratory sections to life-science majors.

Required Degree


Minimum Requirements

A Ph.D. in the biological sciences or related fields or in science education with a biological emphasis and experience with basic molecular biology, microbiology, or biochemistry laboratory techniques is required.

Desired Qualifications

Preference will be given to candidates with experience teaching undergraduate biology courses employing active learning and/or inquiry-based modes of instruction.

Required Application Materials

Applicants should submit a cover letter, CV, statement of teaching philosophy, and three letters of recommendation specifically highlighting their teaching experience and education efforts.

Special Instructions

Review of applications will begin on June 23, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled. Questions regarding the position may be directed to Jon Stoltzfus, BioSci Program Director and Chair of the Search Committee (


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