Teaching Faculty



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Job description

Job no: 236724-AS

Work type: Staff-Full Time


Location: Madison

Categories: Instructional

Position Summary:The Department of Biochemistry seeks to hire a Teaching Faculty. This is an appointment to provide direct instruction, curricular development, and coordination of the teaching team for the operation of the Biochemistry Teaching Laboratory and the capstone course Biochemistry 551 (Biochemical Methods), to participate in leading Biochemistry 100 (Freshman seminar), and to contribute to our summer-session teaching.

Position Duties:List of Duties

Institutional Statement on Diversity:Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals.

The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background – people who as students, faculty, and staff serve Wisconsin and the world.

For more information on diversity and inclusion on campus, please visit: Diversity and Inclusion

Degree and Area of Specialization:Ph.D. in biochemistry or related discipline preferred, master’s required.

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:Research experience in areas relevant to teaching a biochemistry lab course such as molecular biology techniques, protein biochemistry, enzyme assays, chromatographic and electrophoretic methods, instrumental analyses, and bioinformatic tools is required. An ability to work both independently and in a team environment and demonstrated skills in coordination of staff to meet deadlines is required. Prior experience in teaching and course development including using learning management systems such as Canvas and the development of digital teaching materials, knowledge of blended learning strategies and inclusive teaching approaches, strong written and oral communication skills, and familiarity with state-of-the-art software and hardware for data fitting, graphics preparation, and audio-visual presentation are highly desirable.

Additional Information:Prefix will be determined at time of hire based on relevant experience. Prefixes will have the following minimum salaries:
Assistant: $40,000
Associate: $50,000
No Prefix: $60,000

The University and Madison offer a thriving environment with ready access to cultural activities, outdoor pursuits, and stimulating neighbors and colleagues. UW-Madison and the Department of Biochemistry are committed to further increasing the diversity of the campus community, programs, and curricula.

The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. The Department of Biochemistry and College of Agricultural and Life Sciences are committed to maintaining and growing a culture that embraces diversity, inclusion, and equity in cutting-edge research, education, and service to society. These values are foundational elements of our excellence and fundamental components of a positive and enriching environment for all students, faculty, and staff.


Work Type:Full Time: 100%

Appointment Type, Duration:Ongoing/Renewable

ANNUAL (12 months)

How to apply

Apply online at “Jobs at UW” (http://jobs.wisc.edu) under job number 236724. Applications must be received through UW Madison’s online application system. Applications submitted outside of this system will not be considered.

Click the “Apply Now” button to start the application process.

Applicants will be asked to upload the following:
1) Curriculum vitae (CV)
2) A cover letter briefly describing relevant experience, training and education for this position.

Contact information for three (3) references will be requested at the time of application.

Applicants can find relevant information about the Department of Biochemistry at https://biochem.wisc.edu/

Contact:Stefanie Lannoye
[email protected]
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS: 800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE for further information. )

Job Number:236724-AS

The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.

If you need to request an accommodation because of a disability, you can find information about how to make a request at the following website: https://employeedisabilities.wisc.edu/disability-accommodation-information-for-applicants/

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Applications Close: Central Daylight Time

UW-Madison is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.

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