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Assistant Teaching Professor - Biological Sciences (Internal only)

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Position type: Faculty Full Time
Benefit Status: Benefited-Union
Campus: UMass Lowell
Department: Biological Sciences
Salary: Salary commensurate with experience.
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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 non-tenure-track Assistant Teaching Professor to start in Fall 2020. The successful candidate will be expected to be involved in coordinating and instructing courses for Biology majors at all levels, including lecture and laboratory courses as needed.  Teaching duties could include freshmen-level lecture and laboratory courses as well as upper-level courses in Microbiology and Cell Culture. 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 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 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 a CV, cover letter and teaching statement/philosophy with your application.  Names and contact information of three references will be required during the application process.

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