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A Lecturer Position in Biology

Southern Methodist University
Dallas, Texas
Commensurate with experience
Date posted
Jan 30, 2024

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Position Type
Faculty Positions
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Position No. 53380.  SOUTHERN METHODIST UNIVERSITY, Dedman College, Dallas TX. The Department of Biological Sciences seeks a non-tenure track lecturer to join our collaborative and diverse team. Responsibilities include teaching a non-majors introductory biology lecture course (introduction to topics in cell biology, metabolism, genetics, and human physiology) and upper-level laboratory courses in molecular genetics and biochemistry. Additional teaching to fulfill course load requirements can be tailored to the candidate’s interests and expertise. Applicants must have a Ph.D. Preference will be given to individuals with a background in molecular genetics or biochemistry and to those with recent research and teaching experience in the biological sciences. Because this is a teaching intensive position, applicants must enjoy working with undergraduate students. Lecturers are welcomed and encouraged to participate in departmental committees and meetings, although such service is not required.

Lecturers are eligible to apply for SMU-sponsored faculty grants for research and travel. A competitive salary will be offered. This is intended to be a long-term position and there is a promotion track.

To apply, candidates should forward curriculum vitae, a brief statement of teaching philosophy, and three letters of recommendation to

Position begins fall semester 2024. To ensure full consideration for the positions, the application must be submitted by March 1, 2024, but the committee will continue to accept applications until the position is filled. The committee will notify applicants of its employment decision after the position is filled.

Southern Methodist University will not discriminate in any program or activity on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation, or gender identity and expression. The Executive Director for Access and Equity/Title IX Coordinator is designated to handle inquiries regarding nondiscrimination policies and may be reached at the Perkins Administration Building, Room 204, 6425 Boaz Lane, Dallas, TX 75205, 214-768-3601,

Hiring is contingent upon the satisfactory completion of a background check.



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