The Department of Biochemistry at West Virginia University invites applications for a faculty position of Teaching Assistant Professor, Scientist Educator Track. This full time, non-tenure track position will have a major commitment to teaching medical, dental, and other health sciences students in the fields of biochemistry, molecular biology, and cell biology. In addition, the candidate will contribute to course and programmatic administration, educational innovation, and scholarship in the Department. A description of the department's research programs and teaching mission can be found at http://medicine.hsc.wvu.edu/Biochemistry/
Electronic submission of application can be made at: https://wvu.taleo.net/careersection/faculty/jobdetail.ftl?job=13996 with a single file containing a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, and contact information for three professional references to: Candidates selected for on-campus interviews will be required to deliver a sample teaching lesson on a predetermined topic.
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