The School of Health Sciences seeks an Assistant Professor of Biology for a Fall 2020 appointment. More senior rank will be considered based on experience and other credentials.
Responsibilities Teaching responsibilities include courses in microbiology, tissue culture, and/ or cell/molecular biology. We are especially interested in applicants with broad training and experience in the life sciences and health professions.
Successful candidates will demonstrate an avid interest in utilizing a project-focused approach to teaching. Our growing undergraduate and graduate programs are looking to enhance and diversify offerings. The successful candidate will have the ability to work both within and beyond program specific needs to shape the on-going development of the science curriculum.
Faculty in all disciplines at Lasell may have the opportunity to teach in our Honors Program as well as the Core Curriculum, which could include teaching First Year Seminar, a Knowledge Perspective course in one of four areas, a sophomore multidisciplinary course, or a section of the junior Ethics Experience. See http://www.lasell.edu/academics/academic-catalog/undergraduate-catalog/core-curriculum.html. Interest in intergenerational issues is also welcome, as this is a focus throughout the College. The successful candidate will demonstrate excellence and enthusiasm in teaching and student advocacy; commitment to productivity and professional development; and active participation in department and college service that includes but is not limited to faculty standing committee work and academic advising.
Qualifications PhD in biology, biochemistry or a related field; ABD will also be considered. Prior college teaching experience preferred
Lasell is committed to fostering an intellectually enriching and inclusive educational environment. We are dedicated to enhancing our employees' intercultural competence and sensitivity in fulfilling their roles and interacting with students and employees who are broadly diverse with regard to various aspects of identity, such as race, ethnicity, ability status, socioeconomic status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, nationality, and religion.
We seek faculty and staff who appreciate the value diversity brings to a campus community and are eager to foster an inclusive environment here at Lasell. Employees who represent the various areas of diversity of our student body are key contributors to our strategic vision.
Lasell University offers a competitive salary and benefits package for eligible employees. This includes but is not limited to outstanding time off benefits, health, dental and vision insurance, a 403B with a matching contribution after one year of service, tuition benefits and more. For more information about Lasell's benefits, see our Benefits-at-a-Glance.
Interested candidates should upload a cover letter, philosophy of teaching, curriculum vitae and the information of three (3) references using the forms below.
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About Lasell University
An innovator in education for over 150 years, Lasell University today is a comprehensive coeducational university offering professionally oriented bachelor's and master's degree programs. Our 50-acre campus is located in suburban Newton, Massachusetts-within eight miles of downtown Boston at the heart of the Route 128 high-tech corridor.
We are known for helping students make the connection between classroom lessons and real life through hands-on activities such as internships, practicum, service learning, and meaningful projects.