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Georgia Institute of Technology -Biological Sciences Teaching Faculty; School of Biological Sciences

The Georgia Institute of Technology is one of the top ranked institutions in the country and ranks as one of the best places to work. The School of Biological Sciences in the College of Sciences invites applications for a full-time, non-tenure-track instructional faculty position, which is a teaching faculty and academic advisor position, beginning May or August 2023. The successful candidate will join a vibrant group of faculty with interests in a broad range of biological sciences as well as innovative pedagogy and biology education research. Candidates must have a Ph.D. in a biological science.

Ideal candidates should have experience teaching undergraduate biology courses and an interest in innovative undergraduate instruction. This position requires expertise in undergraduate-level biostatistics, and some combination of programming in biology (i.e., Python, R), cell biology, genetics, evolution, or ecology. In addition to teaching five biology courses per year and contributing to curriculum development, the successful candidate will also be responsible for academic advising of undergraduate Biology majors, as a member of a team of academic advisors in the School of Biological Sciences. The primary teaching responsibilities in this position will be in introductory and core curriculum courses for the Biology degree. The successful candidate may also teach upper-level biology and TA development courses depending on their expertise and on curricular needs.

Salary and rank will be commensurate with experience and qualifications. This position is a renewable, 12-month, non-tenure-track appointment in the Academic Professional career track. Candidates should submit an application that contains: a letter of application, a statement of teaching philosophy, a summary of teaching experiences, a sample course syllabus, a curriculum vitae, and names and contact information of three professional references. Application materials should be submitted as .PDF files via CAREERS. Review of applications will begin November 15th, 2022 and continue until the position is filled. Requests for information may be directed to search co-chairs Dr. Shana Kerr and Dr. Chrissy Spencer at

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