Lecturer in Biology

Rochester, New York
Commensurate with experience
Jun 23, 2017
Position Type
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The Department of Biology at the University of Rochester invites applications for a non-tenure track Lecturer position.  Primary responsibilities are:

  1. Teaching Principles of Human Physiology (BIO 204) and the associated Human Physiology Lab (BIO 204P) in the fall; enrollments are ~120 and ~50, respectively. These courses focus on normal function in a variety of systems in humans with some comparison to other mammals and are taken by many pre-med students.
  2. Teaching Principles of Human Anatomy w/Lab in the spring (BIO 217; enrollment ~70). 
  3. Supervising the TA-led recitation sections of BIO 204 and BIO 217. 
  4. Conducting the optional upper-level writing courses for BIO 204 and BIO 217 (enrollment ~8).
  5. Participating in undergraduate advising.

A PhD in the appropriate area and demonstrated excellence in teaching is required. This full-time, nine-month position includes benefits. Optional summer teaching for additional compensation is possible. The position begins August 2017 and may be renewed annually pending satisfactory performance. Candidates may be eligible for the newly established instructional faculty track with multi-year appointments and the possibility of promotion to higher ranks.

Please apply online and include an application letter, CV, a statement of teaching experience, copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts, and three reference letters.  Review of applications will begin July 10 and continue until the position is filled.

The University of Rochester, an Equal Opportunity Employer, has a strong commitment to diversity and actively encourages applications from candidates from groups underrepresented in higher education.