The Department of Biology and Biochemistry at the University of
Houston invites applications for an Adjunct Lecturer position. The
successful candidate will be responsible for weekly lectures,
oversee the teaching assistants, direct curriculum &
assessment, and manage the teaching laboratories; give all
lectures, direct curriculum and assessment, coordinate with the
instructor of the section, ensure compliance with statewide core
curriculum requirements. Courses may be taught, face-to-face or
online during the applicable semester. Applicants must have a Ph.D.
in a relevant discipline.
Successful candidates will demonstrate broad training, skills in
contemporary pedagogy and a willingness to contribute to the
development of student success initiatives and undergraduate
programs in the biological sciences. Extensive classroom teaching
experience and experience in writing instruction are required.
Since these courses will be taught online in the fall, formal
training in online instruction is highly desirable. To apply,
candidates should prepare a brief cover letter and curriculum
The University of Houston is a Carnegie-designated Tier One
research institution. The Department of Biology and Biochemistry is
a vibrant unit of 44 tenured/tenure-track and 10 instructional
faculty serving roughly 2,500 majors and an equal number of
non-majors. As the fourth largest city in the U.S., Houston is a
vibrant city in which to live and work. It has multi-national
industries, commercial centers, the largest medical center in the
world, a robust arts community, professional sports, and is
considered the world capital for petroleum exploration and
The University of Houston is an equal opportunity/affirmative
action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and persons with
disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Ph.D. in Life Sciences
Extensive experience with Drosophila genetics
Experience with both classroom and formal laboratory
Excellent written, oral, and visual communications skills
Notes to Applicant: Official transcripts are required for a
faculty appointment and will be requested upon selection of the
final candidate. All positions at the university are security
sensitive and will require a criminal history check.