Biology/Marine Program Lecturer Position at Boston University

LECTURER, BIOLOGY, Department of Biology

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Job Description

The Department of Biology at Boston University invites applications for a full-time Lecturer beginning September 1, 2016, renewable based on satisfactory performance.  We seek a colleague with a strong commitment to undergraduate education and a track record of excellence in teaching.  Teaching responsibilities will include two research-intensive block courses during our fall Marine Semester in the candidate's area of expertise and two lecture baed courses in the spring.  The position will involve active engagement in the academic life of the Biology Department and the Marine Program, including opportunities to serve as a research mentor for undergraduates, participate on MA or PhD committees, and contribute to the development of academic initiatives.  

Required Skills

The successful candidate will have a PhD in biology, ecology or a related field and an interest in integrating research into undergraduate teaching.  

Please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae and a statement of teaching philosophy to Please also arrange for three letters of reference to be submitted through the same website.  Applications submitted through a website other than AcademicJobsOnline will not be considered.  Review of applications will begin June 17, 2016 and will continue until the position is filled.  Inquiries about the position or application process can be addressed to Professor John Finnerty at

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.  We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.  

Job Location: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Position Type: Full-time/Regular
Salary: Based on experience