The Department of Biology and Biochemistry at the University ofHouston invites applications for an Instructional AssistantProfessor to begin September 2021. The successful candidate will beresponsible for teaching 3 courses/ semester in a highlycollaborative setting. These courses may include, but are notrestricted to, a Genetics Laboratory course, the 2-courseIntroduction to Biology sequence for majors, and General Biologyfor non-majors.This is a 12-month, non-tenure track appointment with possibilityfor renewal. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in a relevant discipline.Successful candidates will demonstrate broad training, skills incontemporary pedagogy, formal training in online instruction, astrong interest in teaching undergraduates from diversebackgrounds, and a willingness to contribute to the development ofstudent success initiatives and undergraduate programs in thebiological sciences. Classroom teaching experience in bothface-to-face and online formats is required, and experience withcourse development is highly desirable.To apply, candidates should prepare a brief cover letter, names andcontact information of three references, curriculum vitae, and abrief (1-2 page) statement of teaching interests and philosophy.Review of applications will begin immediately and will continueuntil the position is filled. The Department of Biology andBiochemistry is a vibrant unit of 40 tenured/tenure-track and 9instructional faculty serving roughly 2,500 majors and an equalnumber of non-majors. The University of Houston is aCarnegie-designated Tier One research institution, as well as anHispanic-Serving Institution (HSI).With one of the most diverse student bodies in the nation, theUniversity of Houston seeks to recruit and retain a diversecommunity of scholars. In the cover letter, applicants should statehow their experiences and/or planned future activities willcontribute to the advancement of diversity and inclusion in thecontext of teaching, research, or community engagement.Alternatively, this information can be provided in a separatestatement. Review of applications will begin by December 20, 2020and continue until the position is filled.The University of Houston is an equal opportunity/affirmativeaction employer. Minorities, women, veterans, and persons withdisabilities are encouraged to apply.Qualifications :Applicants must have a PhD in a relevant disciplineNotes to Applicant: Official transcripts are required for afaculty appointment and will be requested upon selection of finalcandidate. All positions at the University of Houston are securitysensitive and will require a criminal history check.