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Lecturer, Full-Time- Temporary - Biochemistry

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School / Campus / College: School of Medicine

Organization: Biochemistry

Title: Lecturer, Full-Time- Temporary - Biochemistry

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Position Description

The Department of Biochemistry 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 Honors Biochemistry 451, a small (~25 students) undergraduate biochemistry course presented in winter quarter. The course emphasizes conceptual concepts in biochemistry, active learning, and is open to Honors students and others who meet eligibility criteria.

The Lecturer will develop and teach the course together with a co-instructor. Specific responsibilities include: preparation and presentation of pedagogical materials that emphasize interactive and evidence-based teaching techniques; preparation,  administration, and in-class guidance of small group activities; preparation of assignments centered on primary literature; preparation, administration, and grading of learning assessments such as quizzes, exams, and written assignments; handling administration for the class.

This recruitment is for two positions. The anticipated start date is December 16, 2020. This position has an annual service period of (3) 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.


Please apply via Interfolio with a curriculum vitae, diversity statement, statement of teaching interests/philosophy, and three letters of reference.  Review of applications will begin on August 3, 2020 and continue until the position is filled.

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