Foundations of Biology Lab Instructors, University of Pittsburgh

The Department of Biological Sciences at the University of Pittsburgh invites applications for two full-time Lab Instructor positions with an anticipated start date of 29 August 2022. These positions are outside of the tenure stream and entail teaching four sections of introductory authentic research lab courses or microbiology lab courses or physiology lab courses. Minimum qualifications are an MS degree in biology or a related field with some teaching experience. Preferred qualifications are the publication of research work or a Ph.D. in the biological sciences; research experience relevant to the courses (molecular biology, cell biology, developmental biology, microbiology, ecology, or physiology); formal training in teaching; experience as sole instructor of a laboratory course; and experience teaching an authentic-research laboratory course. Teaching evening sections may be needed.

The Department of Biological Sciences is a highly interactive community dedicated to mutual success in our research, education, and outreach missions. Further information about the Department of Biological Sciences is available at: http://www.biology.pitt.edu.

To apply, candidates should submit PDF documents of the following to Talent Center (http://join.pitt.edu): (a) a letter of application, (b) a current CV, (c) a teaching statement, (d) copies of teaching evaluations, if applicable, and (e) a brief description of how your teaching or service demonstrates a commitment to diversity and inclusion. At least three letters of reference should be sent by the recommenders to biojobs@pitt.edu. Applications will be reviewed starting 2 May 2022 and will continue until the positions are filled. The appointment requires administrative and budgetary approval.

The Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences is committed to building and fostering a culturally diverse environment. Excellent interpersonal and relationship-building skills and ability to work effectively with a wide range of individuals and constituencies in support of a diverse community are required.

Additional required documents; copies of teaching evaluations, if applicable) and a brief description of how your teaching or service demonstrates a commitment to diversity and inclusion. At least three letters of reference. Letters of reference should be sent by the referee to biojobs@pitt.edu

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