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Teaching Assistant Professor - Department of Biology

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Chapel Hill, NC Full time
Posted on September 21, 2017



The Department of Biology at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill seeks applicants for a permanent 9 month Teaching Assistant Professor position, effective January 1, 2018. The successful candidate will join a cohesive and innovative group of faculty in the department dedicated to teaching excellence. The position involves teaching 3 classes per semester, including courses in Molecular Biology and Genetics and Introductory Biology. The position is for an initial term of three (3) years, and is renewable upon review. The successful candidate will also contribute to the implementation and evaluation of newly funded programs to bring evidence-based teaching methods to introductory courses, and collaborate with faculty conducting biology education research.

 Applicants should have a Ph.D. in the biological sciences or science education with at least one semester of full-time college teaching as instructor of record with a clearly demonstrated commitment to using evidence-based teaching methods in the classroom and have strong interdisciplinary content knowledge. 

To apply, please visit the following link: Candidates must submit a letter of interest, a CV, and a concise statement of teaching philosophy and experience. In addition, candidates must also submit a link to a 10-minute teaching video as part of the application. Please provide the link in cover letter.


Applicants must submit the names, titles, email addresses, and telephone numbers of a minimum of two (2) reference letter writers. Letter writers will be prompted to upload a reference to our application system upon submission of your application. Uploaded letters of reference must be signed and printed on institutional letterhead, and should be addressed to the Teaching Assistant Professor Search Committee. Letters emailed as text or not on institutional letterhead cannot be accepted. Letters should be received by October 31, 2017.

 The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity employer that welcomes all, including protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.



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