DEPARTMENT: Biology: Biochemistry and Cellular Metabolism Rank- Part-time Instructor

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DEPARTMENT: Biology:  Biochemistry and Cellular Metabolism             

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

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 Biochemistry and Cell Metabolism (Bio 152- Biochemistry & Cellular Metabolism) for Spring 2020.  The course presents an in-depth examination of biomolecule structure and function: chemical and physical properties of proteins, carbohydrates, and lipids. It should include enzyme kinetics, energetics, metabolism of amino and nucleic acids as well as interactions between organ systems through precursors, transport and signaling. The course normally has 130-140 students enrolled.

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 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. Geneva Frank ([email protected]). To ensure full consideration, applications must be submitted by October 15, 2019. Review will start immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Tufts University, founded in 1852, prioritizes quality teaching, highly competitive basic and applied research, and a commitment to active citizenship locally, regionally, and globally. Tufts University also prides itself on creating a diverse, equitable, and inclusive community. Current and prospective employees of the university are expected to have and continuously develop skill in, and disposition for, positively engaging with a diverse population of faculty, staff, and students.

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Posted: 10/3/2019
Application Due: 12/2/2019
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