Duke University, Biology

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Position ID:Duke-Biology-IB212 [#14066, IB212]
Position Title: Instructor B
Position Type:Non-regular rank faculty
Position Location:Durham, North Carolina 27708, United States [map]
Subject Area: Microbiology
Appl Deadline:2019/08/07help popup (posted 2019/07/17, listed until 2019/08/07)
Position Description:    

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The Department of Biology at Duke University seeks applicants for the position of Instructor B for Bio212L General Microbiology lab sections. The course covers classical and modern approaches to the study of microorganisms and their roles/ applications in everyday life, medicine, research, and the environment. Microbial cell structure, function, growth, genetics, metabolism, evolution, and ecology. Study of disease, infection, and immunology. Introduction to virology.

The position duties include but are not limited to: attending course lectures two mornings per week; providing instruction and supervision for students in your assigned sections during the scheduled lab periods; participating in weekly prep sessions; assisting with the preparation and grading of laboratory quizzes and lecture midterm and final exams; grading the written and oral assignments of students in laboratory; and meeting with students by appointment outside of scheduled class time. This position will require an average of 35-40 hours of work per week. The hours devoted to prep work will be determined at the beginning of the semester; you should anticipate a prep workload of up to 10-12 hrs./week. The workload will vary from week to week depending on the type of lab exercise and amount of personal preparation required, the number and type of assignments to be graded, and time spent meeting with students outside of class.During the 3-week period of the Unknowns independent research project there will be night and weekend hours of supervising students working in laboratory. You will be expected to work during the hours agreed upon at the beginning of each semester for each week that the University is in session.

The Instructor B is expected to teach two to three lab sections during the semester, depending upon class enrollment. The salary is $34,700 for the nine month appointment with a course load of five sections. The position is benefits eligible. The successful candidate will have at least a Masters Degree in Biology or closely related discipline and some teaching experience.

Duke is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual’s age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.


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Further Info:
www.biology.duke.edu
 
137 Biological Sciences Bldg.
Box 90338
Durham NC 27708

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