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Assistant Teaching Professor - Biological Sciences (Internal Only)

University of Massachusetts Lowell
UMass Lowell

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Job Details

Job no: 522944
Position type: Faculty Full Time
Benefit Status: Benefited-Union
Campus: UMass Lowell
Department: Biological Sciences
Salary: Salary commensurate with experience
Applications Open: Apr 08 2024
Applications Close: Apr 22 2024

General Summary of Position:

This being an internal opportunity, only current UML Employees, irrespective of Bargaining units are eligible to apply for this position.

The University of Massachusetts Lowell Department of Biological Sciences invites applications for a full-time Assistant Teaching Professor to start in Fall 2024. The successful candidate will be expected to be involved in coordinating and instructing courses for Biology majors including Junior-level Microbiology lecture and laboratory and Senior/Graduate-level Immunology laboratory. The position includes service contributions to the Department and the University. The position is full time for a 9-month academic year, including benefits.

Minimum Qualifications (Required):

  • Earned doctorate in biology or related discipline (must have at the time of application)
  • Evidence of research experience at the postdoctoral level
  • Evidence of experience and dedication to teaching biology to biology, or other science majors, at the undergraduate and graduate level
  • Additional Considerations:

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work with diverse student and faculty populations
  • Preferred Qualifications:

  • Specific preference will be given to those who have experience teaching biology to biology and other science majors at the undergraduate graduate level
  • Special Instructions to Applicants:

    This being an internal opportunity, only current UML Employees, irrespective of Bargaining units are eligible to apply for this position.

    Please include the following required documents with your application:

    • CV
    • Cover Letter
    • Evidence of teaching: (e.g. syllabus, course description, class evaluation, etc.) Please upload all evidence of teaching documents into one file.
    • Teaching Statement/Philosophy
    • Names and contact information of three references will be required during the application process.


    Working at University of Massachusetts Lowell

    Located in the culturally and historically rich Merrimack.

    Valley in northeast Massachusetts, the University of Massachusetts Lowell is a vibrant research university that offers its 13,000 students more than 120 bachelor’s, master’s, professional master’s and doctoral degree programs. Exciting opportunities in experiential and service learning, scholarship, community engagement, and international partnerships can be found across the Colleges of Fine Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences; Engineering; Management; Sciences; School of Health and Environment; and Graduate School of Education.

    This is a time of unprecedented growth and opportunity at UMass Lowell. Student enrollment and retention have improved annually. Research funding and alumni giving have increased significantly and the campus has embarked on the construction of two new academic buildings: the Emerging Technologies & Innovation Center and the Health & Social Sciences Building.

    The University of Massachusetts Lowell is committed to increasing diversity in its faculty, staff, and student populations, as well as curriculum and support programs, while promoting an inclusive environment. We seek candidates who can contribute to that goal and encourage you to apply and to identify your strengths in this area.

    Mission Statement

    The mission of the University of Massachusetts Lowell is to enhance the intellectual, personal and cultural development of its students through excellent, affordable educational programs. The University seeks to meet the needs of the Commonwealth today and into the future and supports the development of sustainable technologies and communities through its teaching, research, scholarship and engagement.

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