Foundations of Biology and Microbiology Lab Instructor Positions

The Department of Biological Sciences at the University of Pittsburgh invites applications for two fulltime
Lab Instructor positions, each on an 8-month basis, with anticipated start dates of 24 August 2020.
The positions entail teaching sections of Foundations of Biology Lab, Microbiology Lab, or both lab
courses. These positions are outside of the tenure stream and subject to annual review. Applicants must
have an MS or PhD in biology. The courses include both guided inquiry and authentic research lab
experiences for undergraduates. Evening sections may be needed. In addition, some service is expected,
such as department committees and helping the leadership team coordinate and administer the
courses. Applicants can apply online at:

The Department of Biological Sciences is a highly interactive community dedicated to mutual success in
our research, education and outreach missions, and Pittsburgh is a city that is often voted “most livable”
in the nation. Further information about the Department of Biological Sciences is available at:

Candidates should submit (a) a letter of application, (b) a CV, (c) a teaching portfolio (teaching
statement, teaching materials, teaching evaluations), (d) a brief description of how your teaching or
service demonstrates a commitment to diversity and inclusion, and (e) at least three letters of
reference. For each reference, you will have the opportunity to input a personal email address or an
email address generated through Interfolio’s Online Application Delivery. In both cases, an email
notification will be sent to the designated address with instructions about uploading the letters to our
system. Applications will be reviewed starting 6 January 2020 and will continue until the positions are
filled. The appointments require administrative and budgetary approval. The Dietrich School of Arts and
Sciences is committed to building and fostering a culturally diverse environment. Excellent
interpersonal and relationship-building skills and ability to work effectively with a wide range of
individuals and constituencies in support of a diverse community are required. The University of
Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity,
human dignity and diversity. EEO/AA/M/F/Vets/Disabled.


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