Biology: R and Programming for Biologists - Rank- Part-time Instructor (non-tenure –track)

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DEPARTMENT: Biology:  R and Programming for Biologists                               

Rank- Part-time Instructor (non-tenure –track)                                                        

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 R and programming for Biologists (Bio 196- R and Programming for Biologists) for fall 2019.  The course introduces R and some programming to drive data analysis in areas of biology ranging from evolution and ecology, to genomics. 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 R and computational methods to gain insight from biological data. 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 .   Applications should include a cover letter, CV, two letters of recommendation, teaching statement, and student evaluations (if available).   The person to be contacted is Ms. Karin Murphy ([email protected]). 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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Tufts University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We are committed to increasing the diversity of our faculty and staff and fostering their success when hired. Members of underrepresented groups are welcome and strongly encouraged to apply. If you are an applicant with a disability who is unable to use our online tools to search and apply for jobs, please contact us by calling Johny Laine in the Office of Equal Opportunity (OEO) at 617-627-3298 or at [email protected]. Applicants can learn more about requesting reasonable accommodations at




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Posted: 4/24/2019
Application Due: 6/23/2019
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