Job ID: 231133

Part-time Lecturer Molecular Mechanisms of Disease and Therapeutics

Tufts University

  • Feb. 21, 2024
  • Part-time Lecturer Molecular Mechanisms of Disease and Therapeutics
  • School of Arts & Sciences: Biology
  • Tufts University
    Medford, MA
  • Open until filled
  • Available immediately
  • Lecturer/Instructor
  • Biology - Molecular

The Tufts University Department of Biology seeks to hire a part-time, instructor to teach an upper-level course in the 2024-2025 academic year (preferably fall) geared toward students in our MS program. The course should focus on the molecular mechanisms of disease and therapeutic development in an area aligned with the instructor’s professional and scholarly experience. We are particularly interested in topics related to cancer (esp. immune therapies), neurology, autoimmunity, and metabolic disorders, although other disease areas will also be considered.

The course should be taught in person and be accessible by students with a broad range of undergraduate biology backgrounds in molecular biology, cell biology, physiology, and/or genetics.



The candidate must have an advanced degree or equivalent industry experience; PhD or MD is preferred. We will give preference to applicants who have previously demonstrated successful teaching in university or industry programs, as well as commitment to developing inclusive and equitable classroom spaces.


Application Instructions

Applicants should submit to  the following: a cover letter, curriculum vitae, separate statements of research interests and experience in the biotechnology industry, teaching experience and philosophy,  and statement of commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and justice, in addition to three letters of recommendation uploaded directly by recommenders to Interfolio. All application materials must be submitted via Interfolio at Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

For questions on this position please contact Geneva Frank at

An employee in this position must complete all appropriate background checks at the time of hire.


  • Tufts University, founded in 1852, prioritizes quality teaching, highly competitive basic and applied research, and a commitment to active citizenship locally, regionally, and globally. Tufts University has also committed to becoming an anti-racist institution and prides itself on the continuous improvement of diversity, equity and inclusion work. Current and prospective employees of the university are expected to have and continuously develop skill in, and disposition for, positively engaging with a diverse population of faculty, staff, and students. Tufts University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We are committed to increasing the diversity of our faculty and staff and fostering their success when hired. Members of underrepresented groups are welcome and strongly encouraged to apply. See the University’s Non-Discrimination statement and policy here If you are an applicant with a disability who is unable to use our online tools to search and apply for jobs, please contact us by calling the Office of Equal Opportunity (OEO) at 617-627-3298 or at Applicants can learn more about requesting reasonable accommodations at

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