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University at Buffalo Summer Program Instructor - Biochemistry in Buffalo, New York

Position Title: Summer Program Instructor - Biochemistry

Posting Number: R2100060

Employer: Research Foundation

Salary Range: $2,500 per period

FTE: 0.24

Position Summary:

The Post-Baccalaureate Program in the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences seeks an instructor to teach a five-week biochemistry course in the 2021 summer session. The Post-Baccalaureate Program supports the preparation of prospective medical students from disadvantaged or underrepresented in medicine backgrounds, providing a strong science based curriculum to strengthen their academic readiness for the challenges of medical school. We seek candidates with a commitment to excellence in teaching to conduct an overview of key concepts of undergraduate level biochemistry for a class of 20-25 student trainees. This is a non-credit bearing course designed for enrichment/diagnostic purposes and is independent of courses offered in the regular academic curriculum of the University. The successful candidate will develop and deliver course content, consistent with program requirements, in a manner that is inclusive for students from both science and non-science majors to ensure all students can learn from the course materials, activities and assignments. Instructor will deliver course in-person and/or in virtual format. This is a part-time position teaching 2.5 hours a day, two days per week. Essential duties include:

  • demonstrate appropriate knowledge of subject

  • provide students with appropriate learning materials and expertise in assigned subject

  • use University and department learning systems (example: UB Learns, Zoom)

evaluate and grade student class work, assignments, quizzes and tests and provide effective feedback to guide student learning and success

responsible for contributing to and maintaining an inclusive and collaborative learning environment

University at Buffalo is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and, in keeping with our commitment, welcomes all to apply including veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Minimum Qualifications:

Master’s degree or equivalent from an accredited institution in a relevant discipline/field; potential for excellence in teaching at the undergraduate level in the relevant science field; excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

Relevant teaching experience in higher education within the relevant science field, preferably virtual; experience working with students from diverse cultural backgrounds.

Deadline for Applicants: Open Until Filled

Quicklink for Posting: 28384