Assistant Director of Biology Labs - ( req1481 )

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Boston College
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Assistant Director of Biology Labs - ( req1481 )
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Danielle English
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The Biology Department at Boston College seeks applications for a full-time Assistant Director of their undergraduate laboratories. The Assistant Director reports to the Director of Laboratories and supports the planning and operation of the Biology Department's undergraduate teaching laboratories as well as instructing undergraduates in laboratory courses related to but not limited to microbiology and molecular biology. Responsibilities include course development and teaching of laboratories associated with undergraduate lecture courses; coordinating and instructing the graduate student teaching assistants in the use of facilities, equipment, and experimental techniques; training and supervising the undergraduate lab assistants. The Assistant Director may also be called upon to participate in the teaching of an advanced research lab course.

In addition to the instructional responsibilities, the Assistant Director will support the Director of Laboratories in monitoring and evaluating the effectiveness and performance of the laboratory sections; assist in the creation of new experiments for undergraduate teaching; validate existing protocols; update and edit printed course materials; maintain inventories and equipment needed for the teaching laboratories; oversee the distribution and use of supplies and equipment; and ensure the upkeep of lab equipment.

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Department: 053301 - Biology
Position: 00008384 - Assistant Director, Biology
Grade: 3RD
Salary Range: 54,500 - 68,150


Individuals interested in this position should have excellent organizational and leadership skills, the ability to work with diverse groups of people, and a strong interest in scientific pedagogy. Applicants should have an MS (PhD preferred) in microbiology or molecular cell biology. Prior research experience in molecular cell biology with model systems suitable for an undergraduate lab course and supervisory experience are preferred

Applicants should submit a cover letter and curriculum vitae. Professional references upon request

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