Boston University, Department of Biology

Position ID:BU-Biology-LECT [#21895]
Position Title: Lecturer
Position Type:Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Boston, Massachusetts 02215, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Areas: Biology / Infectious Diseases, PHYSIOLOGY, Anatomy
Appl Deadline:2022/06/21 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2022/06/07, finished 2022/12/24, listed until 2022/12/07)
Position Description:    

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The Department of Biology at Boston University invites applications for a full-time Lecturer beginning September 1, 2022, 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/or lab-based courses per year in the areas of introductory biology, infectious disease, anatomy, and physiology. The successful candidate will have a PhD in 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 program, such as serving as an academic advisor to a cohort of undergraduate 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. 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. To that, we are especially eager to have join our ranks a colleague who supports our institutional commitment to ensuring BU is inclusive, equitable, and diverse. Please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae and statements of teaching philosophy and diversity to In the diversity statement, applicants should provide evidence of a commitment to fostering diversity, equity, inclusive excellence, and evidence of participation in the creation of inclusive environments in their department/workplace. Also arrange for three letters of reference to be submitted through the same website. Review of applications will begin June 21, 2022 and will continue until the position is filled. Inquiries about the position can be addressed to Dr. Kathryn Spilios at


In a continuing effort to enrich its academic environment and provide equal educational and employment opportunities, the university actively encourages applications from members of all groups underrepresented in higher education. Boston University is an AAU institution with a rich tradition of inclusion and social justice. We are proud to be the first American university to award a Ph.D. to a woman, and we continue that tradition of educating a diverse and talented student body. 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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5 Cummington Mall, Boston, MA 02215