Lecturer - Genetics - (ADJ000392)



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 vitae.

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 energy.

The University of Houston is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Qualifications :

Ph.D. in Life Sciences
Extensive experience with Drosophila genetics
Experience with both classroom and formal laboratory instruction
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.

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