Part time Instructor for Genetics & Disease BIO218

Worcester, Massachusetts
May 19, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Founded in 1887, Clark is a teaching and research university located in Worcester, Massachusetts, and one of the oldest graduate institutions in the United States. The University’s mission is to educate undergraduate and graduate students to be imaginative and contributing citizens of the world, and to advance the frontiers of knowledge and understanding through rigorous scholarship and creative effort. The Department of Biology is seeking a part-time instructor for the fall 2017 semester to teach the following undergraduate level course: Genetics & Disease (Biology 218). This is a lecture/discussion course that runs Monday and Friday, 10:25-11:40am, with one extended-class poster session at the end of the semester. Preference is for applicants with a Ph.D. but we will consider those nearing completion of the degree. Previous teaching experience is preferred. We expect to offer $5,000 for course coverage. Part-time faculty expectations include the following; excellent attendance record, regularly scheduled office hours, adherence to undergraduate program requirements. The fall semester begins August 28, 2017 and ends December 20, 2017. Interested applicants should electronically submit a resume and cover letter or questions concerning this position directly to the Chair of the Biology Department, Justin Thackeray ( All positions at Clark University share in the responsibility for building a community that values diversity and the uniqueness of others by exhibiting integrity and respect in interacting with all members of the Clark community to create an atmosphere of fairness and belonging. Clark University is an affirmative action/equal employment opportunity employer and strongly encourages members from historically underrepresented communities - inclusive of all women - to apply.