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Faculty position coordinating Biological Sciences Teaching lab: The Department of Biological Sciences in the college of Liberal Arts and Sciences (LAS) at the University of Illinois Chicago (UIC) invites applications for a full-time non-tenure track teaching position, with the title of Clinical Assistant Professor, to begin August 16, 2024. The successful candidate will be expected to coordinate a large undergraduate laboratory course in fall and spring semesters. Duties include coordinating multiple sections of the course, developing the laboratory curriculum, creating course syllabi and teaching materials, training and supervising graduate teaching assistants (TAs), and ordering supplies. The candidate would also teach an additional course each semester. Candidates with experience in cell biology, introductory biology, or course-based undergraduate research (CURE) programs are especially encouraged to apply.

Candidates must have a PhD degree, a demonstrated record of teaching accomplishments, and experience working with TAs.

Located in the heart of one of the world’s great cities, UIC serves a diverse population of students as Chicago’s only Carnegie Research 1 public university. UIC is federally recognized as a Minority Serving Institution (MSI) through its status as a Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI) and an Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander Serving Institution (AANAPISI). The Department of Biological Sciences educates students across a broad range of sub-disciplines, enrolls the largest number of undergraduate majors in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, and is committed to educational excellence as well as the continued hiring of diverse and outstanding new faculty.

For full consideration, please complete an on-line application, including the names and email addresses of three references, and upload a letter of application indicating qualifications, a vita, a teaching statement, and a diversity statement at this link.

Posting will close 2/29/2024 at 5pm CST. Final authorization of the position is subject to availability of funding.

UIC is an EOE including Disability/Vets.

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The University of Illinois System requires candidates selected for hire to disclose any documented finding of sexual misconduct or sexual harassment and to authorize inquiries to current and former employers regarding findings of sexual misconduct or sexual harassment. For more information, visit this link.

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