Bioinformatics Lecturer Position (full or part-time) University of Michigan United States

Bioinformatics Lecturer Position (full or part-time)

The Department of Computational Medicine and Bioinformatics at the University of Michigan Medical School seeks outstanding applicants for a full or part-time Lecturer position.

Major duties include:

1. Teach all or part of an introductory graduate-level programming course with a focus on bioinformatics data analysis and applications. This course should be accessible to non-bioinformatics students with little or no prior
programming experience.

• Integrate lectures and hands-on laboratory sessions.
• Develop didactic material for real-life applications.
• Annually update as the field evolves.

2. Participate in teaching several lectures in existing introductory graduate bioinformatics courses.

• Prepare, update, and present lectures on bioinformatics and genomic data analysis topics, with
appropriate biological background.
• Develop and manage bioinformatics laboratory sessions.

This position is covered under the collective bargaining agreement between the U-M and the Lecturers
Employee Organization, AFL-CIO.


Candidates for this position should have a PhD in Bioinformatics, Computational Biology, Computer Science, or a related field with experience in bioinformatics, and ability to program comfortably in multiple languages. Ability to teach an introductory programming course, preferably in Python, is required. Knowledge of R, Bioconductor, MATLAB is also valued. Also desired are 2+ years of teaching at college or graduate level and evidence of expertise in course development and evaluation. Must have outstanding verbal and written communication skills.

Applicants should send a letter of interest with Curriculum Vitae, Statement of teaching philosophy and interests, and a list of three references with current contact information to:
Search Committee, Department of Computational Medicine and Bioinformatics, Job Code 500.
The University of Michigan, 2017 Palmer Commons, 100 Washtenaw Ave, Ann Arbor, MI. 48109-2218

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