Faculty Job Openings

Lecturer in Genetics

The Department of Biology (http://www.bio.umass.edu/biology/) at the University of Massachusetts Amherst seeks a 9-month, full-time Lecturer position with expertise in genetics and the use of genetic model systems. This is a benefited, 2-year position. The Lecturer will teach two courses per semester at the Introductory - and Sophomore-level and help develop a new second year laboratory course to complement core courses in evolution and genetics. The successful applicant will join a team of faculty noted for excellence and innovation in undergraduate education. Ideally, candidates will have experience in teaching Biology in a 4-year college environment. A Ph.D. in Biology or a related field is required. Salary will be commensurate with skills and experience. Review of applications will begin April 13, 2015 and will continue until the position is filled. The target start date will be September 1, 2015.

Please apply online by submitting a cover letter, CV, a statement of teaching philosophy and interests, and the contact details of three references to:


The University is part of the Five-College Consortium (www.fivecolleges.edu) in the Pioneer Valley in Western Massachusetts. The University provides an intellectual environment committed to providing academic excellence and diversity, including mentoring programs for faculty. The University of Massachusetts Amherst is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of women, minorities, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities and encourages applications from these and other protected group members.