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Lecturer (full-time) Genome Sciences

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School / Campus / College: School of Medicine

Organization: Genome Sciences

Title: Lecturer (full-time) Genome Sciences

Position Details

Position Description

The Department of Genome Sciences at the University of Washington School of Medicine in Seattle invites applications for a full-time faculty position at the rank of LECTURER, to serve as course director and instructor for Genome 361, a large (~150-350 students) undergraduate course in introductory genetics presented each quarter.

The Lecturer teaches the course during the summer and fall quarters and assists other faculty in developing and teaching the course during winter and spring quarters. Specific responsibilities include teaching quiz sections; helping train and manage the teaching assistants; helping with writing, proofing, and grading of exams; and handling administration for the class.

This recruitment is for one position. The anticipated start date is Fall 2020. This position has an annual service period of 12 months and is non-tenure eligible.



Applicants should hold a Ph.D. degree in biological sciences, or foreign equivalent, and have demonstrated skill and interest in teaching at the undergraduate level.  


Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.  Review of applications will begin on June 22, 2020.  Applications must include a curriculum vitae, statement of teaching interests/philosophy, and three letters of reference.  Candidates should apply via interfolio:  The successful candidate should be able to start the position before the end of 2020.  Questions can be emailed to Maitreya Dunham (, an instructor for Genome 361.

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University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All
qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed,
religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information,
gender identity or expression, age, disability, or protected veteran status.

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