Laboratory Associate - Introductory Laboratory in Cellular & Molecular Biology

Barnard College

United States

May 31, 2022


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Position Title Laboratory Associate - Introductory Laboratory in Cellular & Molecular Biology

Type of Position Faculty Job Description Summary

The Department of Biological Sciences at Barnard College of Columbia University seeks an individual to join a team of introductory biology lab instructors for Spring 2022. The instructor will be responsible for teaching up to two sections of Introductory Laboratory in Cellular and Molecular Biology (3 hrs/lab section).

Department Biological Sciences Full or Part Time Part Time Number Of Months 5 Position End Date (if temporary) 05/31/2022 Posting Number 2021 -00062- STF

Essential Duties Summary

The lab's curriculum is set by the Department's Introductory Lab Director, Jessica Goldstein. Introductory biology lab instructors are responsible for teaching, grading lab reports and in-class work, responding to student questions and emails, and working with a team of instructors and staff. Additional responsibilities include watching/reading all pre-lab materials and attending a mandatory 1-hour preparatory session, which all lab instructors attend on Friday afternoons at 3 pm. Instructors are typically assigned one undergraduate student teaching assistant per lab section for the entire semester.

Required Qualification Summary

Bachelor's degree in Biology or related field required.

Preferred Qualification Summary

Master's degree in Biology or related field, experience teaching college level biology labs, strong background in cellular and molecular biology, strong writing skills, and familiarity with SmartBoard technology are preferred.

Physical Demands Summary Salary Range

EEO Statement

Barnard College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Barnard does not discriminate due to race, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender and/or gender identity or expression, marital or parental status, national origin, ethnicity, citizenship status, veteran or military status, age, disability, or any other legally protected basis, and to the extent permitted by law. Qualified candidates of diverse ethnic and racial backgrounds are encouraged to apply for vacant positions at all levels.

Open Date 11/22/2021 Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Additional Information

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().

  • Did your undergraduate training include an introductory-level biology lab?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Are you available on Fridays at 3 pm for a 1-hour preparatory meeting?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Please write 1 brief paragraph describing your experiences or aspirations about excellence in learning, teaching, or researching biology
  • (Open Ended Question)

  • Please write one brief paragraph describing what Diversity Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) and/or Sustainability means to you, and discuss why it is important. You may also use this space to describe your commitment to DEI and/or Sustainability work.
  • (Open Ended Question)

    Applicant Documents

    Required Documents

  • Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  • Resume
  • Optional Documents

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