Faculty Search 2024-2025

Assistant Professor of Instruction in Biological Sciences at Northwestern University

The Department of Molecular Biosciences invites applications for a full time, benefits-eligible, non-tenure eligible faculty appointment as Assistant Professor of Instruction, beginning as early as September 1, 2024. Duties include teaching six quarter-long undergraduate courses per academic year, or the equivalent in student advising, in the Biological Sciences major. Preference will be given to candidates who have demonstrated excellence, breadth, and innovation in teaching. The successful candidate will exhibit strong interest in education scholarship and sharing of best teaching practices. We seek candidates with experience and teaching interests in Genetics and Evolution, Epigenetics/Genomics, Population Genetics, Molecular Evolution, and Biostatistics, but these may vary based on the expertise of the candidate.  

Minimum qualifications include a PhD in Biology or a related field, which must be conferred by September 1, 2024.

Applicants should submit (in PDF format): cover letter, curriculum vitae, and detailed teaching portfolio (including teaching interests and philosophy, sample syllabi, and teaching evaluations). Please request at least three letters of recommendation focusing on teaching skills and interactions with students.

Details on preparing and submitting the application can be found here. Review of application materials will begin on June 15, 2024, and will continue until the position is filled.  Inquiries can be sent to Michele McDonough at molbioscisearch@northwestern.edu

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