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Lecturer - Part Time (TEMPORARY) - Genome Sciences

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School / Campus / College: School of Medicine

Organization: Genome Sciences

Title: Lecturer - Part Time (TEMPORARY) - Genome Sciences

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Position Description

The Department of Genome Sciences at the University of Washington School of Medicine in Seattle invites applications for a faculty position at the rank of LECTURER part-time (temporary), to serve as coordinator for the 5-credit undergraduate level class Genome 371 (Introductory Genetics; Autumn quarter every year; taught by Dr. M. K. Raghuraman).  Responsibilities will include preparation of material for hands-on exercises (such as yeast and fruit fly experiments), leading the first quiz section each week of the class, helping train the teaching assistants, helping with proofing and grading of tests/exams, and handling administration for the class.

Please note: The position initially is for Autumn Quarter 2022 (Sep 16 – Dec 15), with the possibility of being renewed annually if mutually acceptable.  The position requires full time effort on campus for the Autumn quarter.


Applicants should hold a Ph.D. or M.S. degree or foreign equivalent in biological sciences, and must have prior experience in teaching genetics at the undergraduate level.


Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.  Applications must include a curriculum vitae, statement of teaching interests/philosophy, and three letters of reference.  Questions can be emailed to M. K. Raghuraman (, the instructor for Genome 371.

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