Teaching Postdoctoral Scholar in Biotechnology

Employer
North Carolina State University Biotechnology Program
Location
North Carolina, United States
Salary
Salary Commensurate with experience
Posted date
Nov 29, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Biology & Life Sciences, Biotechnology & Bioengineering
Employment Level
Post-Doc
Employment Type
Full Time

The Biotechnology Teaching Program (BIT) at North Carolina State University (http://biotech.ncsu.edu) invites applications for a position as Teaching Postdoctoral Scholar in the area of molecular biology, biochemical engineering and/or chemical biology. Responsibilities will include teaching sections at the graduate and undergraduate levels of an existing course that explores manipulation and expression of recombinant DNA and developing and implementing a new laboratory course in a cutting-edge area of molecular biotechnology in the scholar’s area of expertise. With a recently funded initiative, there are exciting opportunities to create and assess virtual laboratory experiences. Familiarity with computer programming, virtual lab experiences, and interactive games is desirable. This project will include interdisciplinary collaboration with interaction designers and software engineers. Prior experience with such collaborations is desirable. Furthermore, scholars will mentor undergraduate research students in independent research projects. The successful candidate must have strong interpersonal skills and an interest in cultivating their teaching ability and interest in innovative teaching with cutting-edge digital tools. A Ph.D. in molecular biology or a related field is required, and postdoctoral research experience is strongly preferred. This is a 12-month position and is renewable for up to three years, based on performance and funding. The position is available starting as early as 01/03/2022.

For further information or to apply, go to https://jobs.ncsu.edu and search for position number 00108958.  Applicants should attach the following materials to their application profile: cover letter, curriculum vitae, contact information for three references, and a two page statement including both teaching philosophy and research interests.

Applications received prior to 12/20/2021, will be assured of full consideration. This position will remain open to applicants until filled. For questions regarding the position responsibilities, please contact Dr. Melissa C. Srougi at mcsrougi@ncsu.edu. We welcome applications from scholars of all identities and backgrounds, including those who may need to request accommodations to facilitate their application.

AA/EOE. NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.  Individuals with disabilities requiring disability-related accommodations in the application and interview process, please call 919-515-3148.  Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. If highest degree is from an institution outside of the U.S., final candidates are required to have their degree verified at www.wes.org. Degree must be obtained prior to start date. NC State University participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.

Requirements

Applicant required documents: Cover Letter, CV, Statement of Teaching Philosophy, Statement of Research Interests, Contact Information for References

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