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Part-Time Lecturer - Physiological and Molecular Marine Ecology

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Posting Details

Position Information

Position Title Part-Time Lecturer - Physiological and Molecular Marine Ecology
Requisition Number PTFR000378
Division/College College of Science
Interdisciplinary Division/College
Location Seattle Campus
Full-Time/Part-Time Part Time
Benefits Eligible No
Posting Date 06/12/0017

The Three Seas Program at Northeastern University is seeking a part-time instructor to teach Physiological and Molecular Marine Ecology offered Fall 2017 at the University of Washington’s Friday Harbor Labs on San Juan Island, WA. The class will take place between September 24 and October 4, 2017. In addition to presenting course material in lecture, the instructor is also required to present the lab and field component of the class. A teaching assistant will be assigned to the course to assist with lab/field activities as well as with grading, but it is the ultimate responsibility of the instructor to submit grades in a timely manner. The instructor should have the necessary skills and background to provide students with the ecological theory and laboratory tools needed for the proper design of ecological experiments and their analysis, using the necessary laboratory techniques. The instructor will illustrate principles of design and analysis with a short-term class experiments conducted in in the lab. The instructor will guide students through designing the experiment and executing the necessary tests to find results that students will use to create a paper at the end of the class.


PhD in Biology or other appropriate discipline. Candidates with prior experience teaching field classes with a laboratory component are preferred, as are candidates with an active research program in the subject matter.

Additional Information

Course is taught in Friday Harbor, WA, from September 24 to October 4, 2017. Travel, lodging, and meals will be provided by the program.

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. References

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