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Department of Biology, Boston College, Part Time Faculty Positions

Boston College
Job Location:
Boston College, Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts


Biology Department seeks Instructors to teach the following classes:

Introduction to Genomics or Genetics: Sophomore level foundational course in genetics or genomics, covering general topics in gene structure, organization, expression and transmission.

Class times:

T TH 9-10:15or

MW 3-4:15

These are 4 credit courses with discussion sections (managed by graduate teaching assistants). Expected enrollment between 70-100 students.

Part time faculty receive a competitive salary on a per course basis. In addition, part time faculty in the Biology Department have shared office space to prepare lectures and meet with students. Responsibilities include:

  • prepare and deliver course lectures at the assigned course time
  • prepare discussion material for the graduate TAs
  • write and grade examinations (with graduate TA support)
  • be available for 2-3 office hours per week
  • write letters of recommendation when appropriate


Qualifications: Instructors teaching lecture courses must have a PhD in an appropriate field of study. We will consider post-doctoral fellows seeking university teaching experience.

Application Instructions:

Candidates should submit their CV and include the names of two professional references. In the cover letter, please indicate how part-time teaching fits into your current and/or future professional goals and which of the above courses are of interest. Review of candidates will continue until the positions are filled.

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