The Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics, in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at Texas A&M University, invites applicants for up to two full-time Academic Professional Track Faculty (Non-Tenure): Lecturer to instruct classes in biochemistry and/or genetics. This is a non-tenure track position with a 9-month academic appointment with the possibility of renewal annually. The anticipated start date is August 1, 2021. This position is defined as a teaching position but can include service work by participating on committees as deemed appropriate by the department head. The successful candidate will be offered a competitive salary and an office within the Biochemistry and Biophysics Building at Texas A&M University in College Station, TX. Responsibilities for this position include teaching at the undergraduate level, and service to the department, university, and the field of biochemistry, biophysics, and genetics.
Ph.D. or equivalent degree in biochemistry, biophysics, genetics, or molecular genetics is required. Prior teaching experience and familiarity with online teaching is desirable. Other experience should include demonstrated excellence in teaching, the ability to function in an interdisciplinary program involving faculty, staff, graduate and undergraduate students from diverse backgrounds, computer and communication skills, and the ability to multi-task and work cooperatively with others.
Applicants must submit 1) a comprehensive curriculum vitae, 2) two-page statement of teaching plans relative to this position, and 3) contact information for three expert individuals who can provide a critical evaluation of the applicant's qualifications. The application materials must be submitted online at apply.interfolio.com/86840. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution's verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution's procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.
For questions, email inquiries to Dr. Tim Devarenne, Associate Professor and Associate Head, Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX. 77843-2128, Email: email@example.com
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About Texas A&M University - Dept of Biochemistry & Biophysics
The Department of Biochemistry & Biophysics at Texas A&M University is composed of 30 primary tenured or tenure-track faculty, 8 joint faculty, 7 academic professional track faculty, and 2 research-track faculty. Teaching and research are intimately intertwined, coupling modern didactic teaching coupled with extensive research experience for undergraduate students. We seat more than 6,500 students in undergraduate Biochemistry and Genetics courses and nearly 530 undergraduates claim Biochemistry or Genetics as their major. On the graduate side, nearly 100 graduate students and PhD candidates undertake thesis research that spans a remarkable range of biochemistry and biophysics.