LSC Visiting Lecturer in Molecular Biology and Genetics (Part-Time)

Ithaca, New York, United States

Job description

About the Learning Strategies Center: The Learning Strategies Center (LSC) is the central academic support unit for all undergraduates at Cornell University. Through program offerings that encourage students to develop effective approaches to mastering the academic rigors of Cornell, the LSC strives actively to engage students in the learning process and support their efforts to become more successful and independent learners. We are committed to addressing the emerging needs of Cornell’s diverse student body – in order that all students meet and exceed Cornell University’s high academic standards. Last year, more than 10,000 student-visits were made to LSC office hours, tutorials, consultations, and workshops, and more than 1,400 students participated in LSC courses.

The Learning Strategies Center at Cornell University seeks an experienced instructor to teach two sections of an active-learning based course supplemental course (BioG1035) designed to strengthen the skills and knowledge needed to succeed in the introductory Cell and Developmental Biology course (BioG1350).

This is a part-time 9 month, 19 hrs/wk appointment for the 2018-2019 academic year focused on developing, coordinating, running and assessing a supplemental course for learning support for BioMG1350 Introductory Biology: Cell and Developmental Biology with the possibility of renewal. The BioG1035 course sections for BioG1035 are Weds 2:55pm-4:10pm and Fridays 10:10am-11:25am.


As a member of the Learning Strategies Center, the candidate is expected to participate in LSC meetings and meet regularly with the Director of the LSC.


On-going needs & communication


The successful candidate will have:

No visa sponsorship. No relocation assistance. Background check may be required.

Employment Assistance:

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About Us

Cornell University is an innovative Ivy League university and a great place to work. Our inclusive community of scholars, students and staff impart an uncommon sense of larger purpose and contribute creative ideas to further the university’s mission of teaching, discovery and engagement. With our main campus located in Ithaca, NY, Cornell’s far-flung global presence includes the medical college’s campuses on the Upper East Side of Manhattan and Doha, Qatar, as well as the Cornell Tech campus located on Roosevelt Island in the heart of New York City.

We offer a rich array of services, programs and benefits to help employees advance in their career and enhance the quality of personal life, including: employee wellness, workshops, childcare and adoption assistance, parental leave, flexible work options.

How to apply

To apply, please send cover letter, CV, and teaching philosophy to Amy Godert (

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