Academic Professional Track (Non-Tenure): Lab Instructor



Job description

College Station, TX

The Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at Texas A&M University invites applicants for a full-time Lab Instructor.  This is a non-tenure track position with 100% teaching responsibility.  The estimated start date is August 3, 2020 with a 4.5 months academic appointment with the possibility of renewal.  The successful candidate will be required to plan experiments, coordinate virtual recitations and meetings, order supplies, present pre-lab lectures, assure proper safety procedures are followed, grade lab notebooks and lab reports, and assigning final grades. As Lab Instructor you will be involved in training and supervision of teaching assistants.

Resources:  Texas A&M University is a public, land-grant institution with many high-quality academic units conducting research in the field of biochemistry and biophysics across the life sciences.  The successful candidate will be offered a competitive salary, benefits and an office within the Biochemistry and Biophysics Building at Texas A&M University in College Station, TX.

Ph.D. or equivalent degree in biochemistry, biophysics, or molecular genetics. Prior teaching experience and familiarity with online teaching web portals are required. Demonstrated excellence in teaching.  Ability to function in an interdisciplinary program involving faculty, staff, graduate and undergraduate students from diverse backgrounds.  Computer and communication skills. Ability to multi-task and work cooperatively with others.

How to apply

Applicants must submit: 1) a cover letter with a statement of the applicant’s suitability for the position, 2) a comprehensive curriculum vitae, 3) a description of teaching philosophy and experience, 4) a listing of contact information for three expert individuals who can provide a critical evaluation of the applicant’s qualifications for the position.  The application materials must be submitted online at  Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

All positions are security-sensitive.  Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, ad employment is contingent upon the institution’s verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution’s procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

For questions, email inquiries to Dr. Jean-Philippe Pellois, Associate Head, Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX 77843-2128, [email protected]

Located in College Station, Texas, which is located about 90 miles northwest of Houston. Home to more than 50,000 students, ranking as the sixth-largest university in the country, with more than 360,000 former students worldwide. Holds membership in the prestigious Association of American Universities, one of only 61 institutions with this distinction.