Washington University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.
We seek a full-time lecturer in Biology to help with teaching undergraduate laboratory and lecture courses. One specific responsibility is to develop and teach a course covering Immunology In addition, the individual hired will join a team of Ph.D. level lecturers and teaching professors as an instructor, teaching some of the multiple lab sections that are required for our foundational courses, Principles of Biology I and II. Additional duties may include teaching a Microbiology lab course, developing other courses in an area of interest and strength, and advising majors in biology.
Ph.D. in a biology-related field, such as immunology, microbiology, molecular biology, or biochemistry.
Demonstrated teaching record.
Base pay commensurate with experience.
Department Name/Job Location:
This position is in the Department of Biology. This position is for the Danforth Campus.
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Demonstrated ability to teach an Immunology course for undergraduate students. There is potential for the candidate to develop other courses appropriate for biology majors and others.
Demonstrated use of student-centered, active learning strategies.
All external candidates receiving an offer for employment will be required to submit to pre-employment screening for this position. Current employees applying for a new position within the university may be subject to this requirement. The screenings will include a criminal background check and, as applicable for the position, other background checks, drug screen, employment and education or licensure/certification verification, physical examination, certain vaccinations and/or governmental registry checks. All offers are contingent upon successful completion of required screening.
This position is full-time. This is a nine month position beginning in Fall 2021.
Washington University in St. Louis, a medium-sized, independent university, is dedicated to challenging its faculty and students alike to seek new knowledge and greater understanding of an ever-changing, multicultural world. The University offers more than 90 programs and almost 1,500 courses leading to bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees in a broad spectrum of traditional and interdisciplinary fields, with additional opportunities for minor concentrations and individualized programs. The faculty is composed of scholars, scientists, artists and members of the learned professions. They serve society by teaching; by adding to the store of human art, creativity, understanding, and wisdom; and by providing direct services, such as health care.