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Boston University TEACHING PROFESSIONAL, College of Arts & Sciences, Biology in BOSTON, United States

Boston University Department of Biology seeks a Teaching Professional to join our team. We seek a broadly trained biologist to teach and coordinate our Introductory Biology Lab sequence. In addition to teaching lab sections, the Teaching Professional will coordinate and supervise the graduate Teaching Fellows (TFs) and undergraduate Learning Assistants (LAs) and run weekly prep sessions in partnership with other course staff. This person will prepare appropriate instructional materials for the labs, revise the laboratory curriculum and manual, and assist undergraduate students in these large (500+ students) courses. A willingness to learn, or a strong knowledge in, trends in biology lab curriculum development is desired, as this person will design and test potential new laboratory exercises in close consultation with the Director.

This is a full-time, 12-month position with laboratory teaching and administrative responsibilities. The ability to self-prioritize in order to ensure progress daily across multiple deadlines is critical. The Biology department is a large, collaborative and dynamic environment that values diversity and inclusion.

Required Skills

  • Ph.D and 1-3 years of experience required.

    We are seeking a candidate who:

  • Demonstrates excellent communication and organizational skills, including a strong attention to detail;

  • Can communicate effectively and professionally with people from a variety of different backgrounds;

  • Has the ability to work independently but is a strong team member; and

  • Is dedicated to undergraduate biology education.

    Please note all newly hired staff and faculty, will need to be in compliance with Boston University’s COVID-19 Vaccination and Booster Requirement ( within 30 days of date of hire. You must upload your vaccine documentation or request a medical or religious exemption (instructions ( ). For further information on the University’s response to COVID-19, please visit the Back2BU site ( .

    We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

Required Experience