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Northeastern University Employee Benefits

Northeastern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Educational Institution and Employer, Title IX University. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by the law. Northeastern University is an E-Verify Employer.

Posting Details

Posting Detail Information

Position Title Lecturer
Requisition Number FTFR000952
Division/College College of Science
Interdisciplinary Division/College
Location Boston Main Campus
Full-time/Part-time Full Time
Benefits Eligible Yes
Tenure Status Non Tenure Track
Posting Date 05/18/2017

The Lecturer will be the instructor of record for six sections of the Techniques in Biology: An Inquiry-Based Laboratory (BIOL2309) each academic year during the fall and spring semesters. Techniques in Biology Laboratory is a required class usually taken in the freshman or sophomore year. The purpose of the course is to integrate classroom learning through laboratory experiments.

Lecturer will be responsible for all aspects of the course normally required of the instructor of record. Responsibilities include the design of the syllabus, identifying resources such as reading materials and guest speakers, coordinating the involvement of biology faculty members as consultants to student projects, maintaining the internet representation of the course (e.g. Blackboard), critically reading and grading written assignments, holding office hours, and determining and submitting grades. Expected start date Fall 2017.


Ph.D. in Biology or related field required prior to the start of the appointment, and demonstrated teaching experience. The Lecturer must have excellent communication skills, both written and oral. Ability to critique written assignments is especially important.

Additional Information

A complete application includes a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching statement, any previous teaching evaluations, and a list of contact information for at least three professional references. Letters of reference will be requested at a later stage.

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. References
  4. Teaching Statement
Optional Documents
  1. Teaching Evaluations

Posting Specific Questions

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