Position Title Laboratory Associate - Introductory Laboratory in Cellular &
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
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
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
Open Until Filled Yes
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().
Did your undergraduate training include an introductory-level biology lab?
Are you available on Fridays at 3 pm for a 1-hour preparatory meeting?
Please write 1 brief paragraph describing your experiences or aspirations about excellence in learning, teaching, or researching biology
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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.
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Cover Letter/Letter of Application