Foundations of Biology and Microbiology Lab Instructor Positions
The Department of Biological Sciences at the University of Pittsburgh invites applications for two fulltime Lab Instructor positions, each on an 8-month basis, with anticipated start dates of 24 August 2020. The positions entail teaching sections of Foundations of Biology Lab, Microbiology Lab, or both lab courses. These positions are outside of the tenure stream and subject to annual review. Applicants must have an MS or PhD in biology. The courses include both guided inquiry and authentic research lab experiences for undergraduates. Evening sections may be needed. In addition, some service is expected, such as department committees and helping the leadership team coordinate and administer the courses. Applicants can apply online at: https://facultysearch.as.pitt.edu/apply/index/Mjgy .
The Department of Biological Sciences is a highly interactive community dedicated to mutual success in our research, education and outreach missions, and Pittsburgh is a city that is often voted "most livable" in the nation. Further information about the Department of Biological Sciences is available at: http://www.biology.pitt.edu .
Candidates should submit (a) a letter of application, (b) a CV, (c) a teaching portfolio (teaching statement, teaching materials, teaching evaluations), (d) a brief description of how your teaching or service demonstrates a commitment to diversity and inclusion, and (e) at least three letters of reference. For each reference, you will have the opportunity to input a personal email address or an email address generated through Interfolio's Online Application Delivery. In both cases, an email notification will be sent to the designated address with instructions about uploading the letters to our system. Applications will be reviewed starting 6 January 2020 and will continue until the positions are filled. The appointments require administrative and budgetary approval. The Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences is committed to building and fostering a culturally diverse environment. Excellent interpersonal and relationship-building skills and ability to work effectively with a wide range of individuals and constituencies in support of a diverse community are required.
The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity. EEO/AA/M/F/Vets/Disabled.
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Assignment Category: Fulltime-Regular
Required Attachments: Curriculum Vitae
Optional Attachments: Other (see posting for additional details)
Internal Number: 19008359
About University of Pittsburgh
Founded in 1787, the same year the U.S. Constitution was signed, the University of Pittsburgh is one of the oldest institutions of higher education in the United States. One of three state-related research universities in Pennsylvania, Pitt is a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), which comprises 62 preeminent doctorate-granting research institutions in North America.Pitt faculty members have expanded knowledge in the humanities and sciences, earning such prestigious honors as the National Medal of Science, the MacArthur Foundation’s “genius” grant, the Lasker-DeBakey Clinical Medical Research Award, and election to the National Academy of Sciences and the Institute of Medicine. Pitt scientists have defeated polio, unlocked the secrets of DNA, lead the world in organ transplantation, and pioneered TV and heavier-than-air flight, among numerous other accomplishments.Pitt students have earned Rhodes, Goldwater, Marshall, and Truman Scholarships, among other highly competitive national and international scholarships.Alumni have pioneered MRI and TV, won Nobel and Pulitzer Prizes, led corporations and universities, served in government and the military, conquered Hollywood and The New York Times bestsellers list, and won Super Bowls and NBA championships.