Duke University, Biology

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Position ID:Duke-Biology-IB202 [#16488]
Position Title: Instructor B
Position Type:Non-regular rank faculty
Position Location:Durham, North Carolina 27708, United States [map]
Subject Area: Genetics
Appl Deadline:2020/07/31 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2020/06/25, listed until 2020/07/31)
Position Description:    

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The Department of Biology at Duke University seeks applicants for the position of Instructor B for the Gateway to Biology: Genetics and Evolution lab sections. This course is an introduction to principles of transmission genetics and evolution. Includes Mendelian and non-Mendelian inheritance, quantitative genetics, genetic mapping, evidence for evolution, natural selection, genetic drift, kin selection, speciation, molecular evolution, phylogenetic analysis. Relevance to human family and social structure, evolution of infectious disease, human hereditary disorders, social implications of genetic knowledge. The primary duty of the Instructor B position is to teach lab sections during the spring semester. The duties include but are not limited to: attending course lectures three mornings per week; providing instruction and supervision for students in your assigned sections during the scheduled lab periods; participating in weekly Monday prep sessions and staff meetings; assisting with the preparation and grading of lecture quizzes and midterm and final exams; grading the written and oral assignments of students in your sections; and meeting with students during office hours outside of scheduled class time. Your prep responsibilities shall be to follow the directions of the Laboratory Manager, Dorian McMillan, or her full-time Lab Preparator assistants, as necessary to support the teaching labs in Biology 202L and the other courses supported by the preparatory staff. 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 $6940 per section taught per semester. 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:
137 Biological Sciences Bldg.
Box 90338
Durham NC 27708

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