The Biological Sciences Collegiate Division at the University of Chicago is accepting applications for an open rank Instructional Professor position. This is a full-time teaching position beginning on or after January 1, 2023. The appointment will be for an initial term of at least two years with reappointment and progression possible following review.
Responsibilities include teaching courses, some designed for majors and some for non-majors, in the areas of general biology, genetics, biochemistry, computational biology, biotechnology, and/or physiology. Most courses include both lecture and lab components, and some are taught in partnership with university faculty. The Instructional Professor must therefore be able to teach a course independently and to function well as a member of a teaching team. Additional duties include hiring, training, and supervising teaching assistants. Instructional Professors of all ranks are required to engage in regular professional development.
Applicants must have a PhD in the biological sciences in hand prior to start date and at least one year of teaching university level biology lecture and laboratory courses.
Applicants must apply online at the University of Chicago's Interfolio website at apply.interfolio.com/113963 . The required application materials are: 1) a cover letter; 2) a curriculum vitae; 3) a teaching statement; 4) a sample course syllabus; 5) course evaluations or evidence of past teaching performance; 6) the names and contact information for three references
Review of applications will begin on October 26, 2022 and will continue until the position is filled or the search is closed.
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