Department of Biology, Boston University

Position ID:BU-Biology-LECT [#8928]
Position Title: Lecturer
Position Type:Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Boston, Massachusetts 02215, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Biology / PHYSIOLOGY
Starting Date:2017/09/01
Appl Deadline:2017/05/15* finished (posted 2017/02/21, finished 2017/08/16, listed until 2017/08/21)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

The Department of Biology and the Undergraduate Program in Neuroscience at Boston University invite applications for a full-time Lecturer beginning September 1, 2017, renewable based on satisfactory performance. We seek a colleague with a commitment to undergraduate education and a track record of excellence in teaching. Teaching responsibilities include 4 lecture and discussion-based courses per year in the areas of introductory biology, animal physiology, and behavioral neuroendocrinology. The successful candidate will have a PhD in neuroscience, biology or a related field, and experience with evidence-based teaching practices and incorporating research into teaching. The position will involve active engagement in the academic life of the Biology and Neuroscience programs, such as serving as an academic advisor to a cohort of undergraduate neuroscience and biology majors, coordinating student peer-mentoring programs, developing curricular materials, serving as a research mentor for undergraduates, participating in Senior Thesis, Master’s or PhD committees, and contributing to the development of academic initiatives. We are especially interested in candidates who will enhance the diversity and excellence of our academic community. Please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae and statement of teaching philosophy to Also arrange for three letters of reference to be submitted through the same website. Review of applications will begin March 15, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled. Inquiries about the position or application process can be addressed to Professor Angela Ho at

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

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Further Info:
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Boston, MA 02215

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