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Non Tenure Track Lecturer - Biology and Environmental Science

University of New Haven
West Haven, Connecticut
Date posted
Dec 6, 2023

University of New Haven

NTT - Lecturer

Dept. Of Biology and Environmental Science

Genomics, Bioinformatics, Biological Databases, and Biostatistics

The Department of Biology and Environmental Science at the University of New Haven invites applications for a full-time lecturer position beginning January 2024.

The Department seeks to hire full-time teaching faculty who will be responsible for teaching classes in genomics, bioinformatics, biological databases, biostatistics, or related fields. This position will play a key role in our growing dual degree program, which allows our students to obtain an undergraduate degree (Biology or Forensic Science) along with a Cellular and Molecular Biology M.S. in 5 years. The successful candidate will have an administrative role in coordinating the graduate Bioinformatics Certificate program. Additional administrative duties include assisting the department with student recruitment and retention and advising students including guidance on internship opportunities.

The department seeks a colleague who is interested in networking with community and industry contacts to promote and build internship opportunities for our students.

Our department is large and varied with undergraduate degrees in Biology, Genetics & Biotechnology, and Marine & Environmental Sciences and graduate master’s programs in Cellular and Molecular Biology, Environmental Science, and Marine Policy & Management. We value collaborative work and encourage innovative ideas that enhance the success of our students.


  • Successful candidates should have a Ph.D. in computational biology, bioinformatics, biostatistics, or a related discipline or a Master’s degree with at least five years of work experience in these topic areas.
  • Knowledge of best teaching practices for student-centered learning
  • Significant experience programming in Python and R
  • A commitment to equity and inclusion in higher education.
  • Experience in the use of technology to enhance pedagogy.
  • University-level teaching experience is valued.

Diversity and Inclusion:

The University of New Haven is committed to diversity and inclusion in higher education. The University seeks candidates whose teaching and/or service has prepared them to contribute diversity and inclusion in our academic community. Applicants are asked to submit a diversity and inclusion statement explaining how their teaching, and/or service, contribute to building and supporting diverse and inclusive communities.

Application Process:

Qualified candidates should submit: 1) a cover letter (that includes a description of relevant qualifications), 2) a curriculum vitae, 3) a statement of teaching philosophy, 4) a diversity and inclusion statement, and 5) contact information for three professional references to Review of applications will begin on December 1, 2023. Finalists will be asked to provide evidence of teaching experience (including course syllabi, evidence of knowledge of best teaching practices, and students’ feedback if available). Finalists will be invited for an interview and teaching demonstration.

The University strongly promotes an environment of inclusion. Women and minorities are especially encouraged to apply.

The University of New Haven is a private, top-tier comprehensive institution that provides students with a combination of a solid liberal arts education and real-world, hands-on career and research opportunities. UNH enrolls approximately 6,900 students, including nearly 1,800 graduate students and more 5,100 undergraduates - the majority of whom reside in University housing. Through its College of Arts and Sciences, Pompea College of Business, Henry C. Lee College of Criminal Justice and Forensic Sciences, Tagliatela College of Engineering, and School of Health Sciences, UNH offers more than 80 undergraduate and graduate degree programs.

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