University of Texas at Austin

Position Name: Assistant Professor of Instruction / Biology Education Fellow


This position will support the Biology Instructional Office’s efforts to transform Biology undergraduate education as part of the College of Natural Science’s 21st Century Education Initiative. In addition to teaching one or more biology courses, the Biology Education Fellow will foster expertise in inclusive teaching and learning among departmental faculty and provide direct support for course transformation in alignment with departmental goals.

The Biology Education Fellow will be hired and supervised by the Director of the Biology Instructional Office, supported by the Texas Institute for Discovery Education in Science (TIDES), the College of Natural Sciences education-focused unit, and join a community of similar individuals in other CNS departments.


A PhD in Biology, or closely related discipline; experience teaching undergraduates; ability to teach a sophomore-level genetics course, interest in teaching and facilitating change in higher education; a student-centered teaching philosophy; ability to collect and distill meaning from data to guide efforts; excellent interpersonal skills, such as written and oral communication, and the ability to influence and inform without direct authority; excellent organizational and time-management skills; ability to initiate projects and self-motivation.

Must be eligible to work in the US on a full-time basis for any employer without sponsorship.

Application Instructions
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Review of applications will begin in early March, 2020. Please review Interfolio dossier basics online here:

In order to apply, you will need to provide:

A letter of interest,

A current curriculum vitae,

And three (3) professional references that address qualifications listed above. References should be solicited and submitted through the Interfolio application. For internal candidates, one letter must be from outside the University of Texas system.