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Teaching Assistant Professor, College of Life Sciences & Education, Undergraduate Programs

Thomas Jefferson University
Pennsylvania, United States
Salary Not specified
Closing date
Aug 23, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Biology & Life Sciences, Chemistry & Biochemistry
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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College of Life Sciences & Education, Undergraduate Programs


Candidates who will thrive in a collaborative, interdisciplinary environment are strongly encouraged.  While candidates with expertise in any field of biology or chemistry will be considered, applicants in areas of anatomy and physiology, organic chemistry, biochemistry, or general biology, as well as candidates able to teach across multiple disciplines, are especially encouraged. 

Appointments to these positions will be made pending budget approval.


Candidate must have a research or clinical doctorate or a foreign equivalent to a U.S. doctoral degree in biology or chemistry or a closely related field.


Thomas Jefferson University seeks to fill several positions for full-time, 9 month, non-tenure-track faculty members with a strong commitment to biology or chemistry education.  Educational responsibilities include teaching introductory and advanced biology or chemistry courses including lectures and labs for biology and chemistry majors and non-majors.  The successful candidates will also be expected to participate in student advising and assessment. Candidates should have a record of excellence in teaching at the college level and demonstrated commitment to the pedagogies of active student learning.  

The successful candidate will teach introductory and advanced biology or chemistry lectures and labs for biology or chemistry majors as well as students enrolled in general education courses in biology, chemistry, life sciences, and health sciences. The standard teaching load is 12 credits per semester.



Interested candidates should submit on-line application/CV on line:

Search Job Opening ID: 9251681


Jefferson Health delivers state of the art healthcare services to patients throughout the Delaware Valley and southern New Jersey. Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) provides more than 8,400 students from nearly 40 states and 40 countries with 21st century professional education. Combined, we have over 30,000 employees.

Jefferson Health, with 14 hospitals (seven are Magnet designated by the ANCC for nursing excellence) and 40+ outpatient and urgent care locations, offers a broad range of primary and complex, highly specialized care that touches the lives of more than four million patients annually. U.S. News & World Report has ranked Thomas Jefferson University Hospital among the nation’s best in eight specialties. Jefferson Health also includes the NCI designated Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center; it is one of only 70 such centers in the nation.

Thomas Jefferson University has ten colleges and three schools that offer more than 160 undergraduate and graduate programs. Our University is dedicated to inter-professional and transdisciplinary approaches to learning that offer a vibrant and expandable platform for professional education. Through this unique model, we are preparing our students for current and yet to be imagined careers.

As an employer, Jefferson maintains a commitment to provide equal access to employment. Jefferson values diversity and encourages applications from women, members of minority groups, LGBTQ individuals, disabled individuals, and veterans.

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