Boston University, Department of Biology

Position ID:BU-Biology-PATS [#27340]
Position Title: Postdoctoral Associate Teaching Scholar
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Boston, Massachusetts 02215, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Biology
Appl Deadline: finished (2024/03/14, finished 2024/07/10, listed until 2024/08/22)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed and new applications are no longer accepted. ***

The Department of Biology at Boston University invites applications for Postdoctoral Associate Teaching Scholar (PATS) appointments starting September 1, 2024. These positions are designed for recent Ph.D. recipients planning to pursue academic positions that emphasize teaching, such as faculty positions at primarily undergraduate institutions or lecturer positions. Initial appointments are for one year, and typically renewed for 1-2 additional years based on satisfactory performance. The PATS position is a 12-month full time position.

Responsibilities for the position are distributed between teaching and scholarship. For the instructional component, the candidate will lead discussion sections and/or laboratories of undergraduate biology courses based on departmental need, as well as have the opportunity to develop and teach an undergraduate course in their area of expertise during the second year of their appointment. For the scholarship component, the candidate can choose to be involved in one of the following opportunities:


Required application materials:

The Department of Biology believes that the cultural and social diversity of our faculty, staff, and students is vitally important to the distinction and excellence of our research and academic programs. We are especially eager to have colleagues join our department who support our institutional commitment to ensuring BU is inclusive, equitable, and diverse.

Review of applications is ongoing and will continue on a rolling basis until all available positions are filled. Please direct email queries to Dr. Kale Hartmann ( 

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.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
email address
5 Cummington Mall
Boston, MA 02215