Position description: The Department of Biology at Tufts University is seeking a part-time instructor to teach an upper-division (100-level for graduate and advanced undergraduates) course in Techniques in Biotechnology (Bio 196- Techniques in Biotechnology) for fall 2019. The course introduces methods, experimental designs, optimization strategies, and potential outcomes that drive current work in biotechnology. The course normally has 15-20 students enrolled. The course will be offered in the evening making it broadly available to graduate students, including those currently employed in industry.
Qualifications: The preferred candidate should have attained a PhD in an area using or developing methods to gain insight from biological data at the biochemical or molecular level. Candidates should provide evidence of excellence in scholarship, a record of publications, and an interest in innovative teaching.
Application requirements: All applications are submitted via Interfolio, at http://apply.interfolio.com/62911 . Applications should include a cover letter, CV, teaching statement, and student evaluations (if available), and two letters of recommendation, submitted directly by the authors and uploaded to Interfolio. The person to be contacted is Ms. Karin Murphy (firstname.lastname@example.org). To ensure full consideration, applications must be submitted by May 30, 2019. Review will start immediately and continue until the position is filled.
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