Lecturer in Discipline in Biological Sciences

Columbia University Department of Biological Sciences
New York, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
May 25, 2021
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

The Department of Biological Sciences at Columbia University invites applications for a full-time Lecturer in Discipline to start Fall 2021. Responsibilities will include co-teaching the first semester of an Introductory cell and molecular Biology course, directing the recitation section program of at least one term of this two-semester course, co-teaching one semester of genetics, and teaching a one-semester upper-level undergraduate lab or lecture course for Biology majors. There will also be opportunities to contribute to the evolution and leadership of the undergraduate program in biology.


Minimum Degree Required:      

Ph.D. in Biological Sciences or similar field


Minimum Qualifications :

Completion of all PhD requirements by the time of the appointment; post-doctoral research experience. Candidates should have a strong appreciation for evidence-based deductions, quantitative analyses and molecular mechanisms. Candidates should also have the ambition to promote curiosity, encourage independent thinking and challenge a talented pool of students to think logically and rigorously.


Preferred Qualifications

Teaching experience preferred.


Special Instructions to the Applicant     

All applications must be made through Columbia University’s online Recruitment of Academic Personnel System (RAPS). On the RAPS site, please upload a cover letter that includes how this job will fit with your career ambitions, CV, teaching statement, diversity statement, and a list of 3 references. RAPS will accommodate uploads of maximum two (2) megabytes in size per document.

The completion of the application process in RAPS is indicated by a confirmation number, which the applicant should retain.

To apply, please go to this link: https://pa334.peopleadmin.com/postings/7697

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