Visiting Professor/Lecturer

Princeton, New Jersey
Commesurate with experience
September 07 2018
Organization Type

The Department of Molecular Biology at Princeton University invites applications from college and university professors, and from other academic professionals with established records of scholarship, for a Spring 2019 teaching opportunity that will run from February 1, 2019 to July 1, 2019.

The primary responsibility of this five-month, full-time position will be to co-teach MOL 342: Genetics. This course introduces the basic principles of prokaryotic and eukaryotic genetics, with a focus on the evolving concept of the gene, genetic interactions and gene networks, and chromosome mechanics. Classical genetic techniques as well as current molecular and genomic approaches are covered. Teaching duties will include team-teaching, supervising the preceptors assigned to the course as well as teaching precept and/or review sessions for this and possibly other departmental courses, writing student exams, grading student work, and holding weekly office hours. Responsibilities also include assisting the TAs in preparing problem sets, managing administration of examinations and handling overall grading for the course. The successful candidate will also have access to departmental seminars and other events, as well to as University libraries and a wide range of University activities.

Applications must be submitted at Applications must include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three references. For full consideration, applications should be received before October 1, 2018.

Ph.D. in molecular biology or a related field and experience teaching genetics at the undergraduate level are required. Positions at the rank of Lecturer are subject to the University's background check policy.

Princeton University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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