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Job Opportunities in the Department Of Biology:


The Department of Biology of Georgetown University invites applications for one full-time non-tenure track position.  We seek an enthusiastic science educator to actively collaborate with current faculty in the development and administration of our core curriculum for undergraduate and graduate students.  Teaching responsibilities of the position include general education biology courses, courses for majors and graduate students in the candidate’s area of expertise, and courses in science pedagogy.  Additional administrative responsibilities include leadership of an educational outreach partnership with the DC Public Schools.  Applicants should have a Ph.D. in biology and demonstrated experience and enthusiasm for science education.  Applicants should possess excellent writing and speaking skills; be well-organized and able to carry out position duties independently; have the ability to provide individual and group instruction with an awareness of diverse learning styles; be able to train and manage undergraduate and graduate TAs; and be able to teach effectively in lecture and laboratory contexts.  The position is a non-tenure line faculty position – a nine-month position primarily involved with instruction and the possibility to teach in our summer school or participate in educational research initiatives for additional compensation. Applicants should send a brief cover letter summarizing their qualifications, a curriculum vitae, and names and contact information of three references.

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Applications should be sent via email as pdf files to  Potential applicants can contact Dr. Heidi Elmendorf ( with questions. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Georgetown University is committed to workplace diversity as an Affirmative-Action, Equal-Opportunity Employer. All hiring is subject to final approval by the university Provost.