Lecturer in Biology
Harvard University
United States

Lecturer in Biology

Position Details

School Faculty of Arts and Sciences
Department/Area Human Evolutionary Biology
Position Description
The Department of Human Evolutionary Biology seeks applications for a part-time lecturer role that combines undergraduate teaching responsibilities. The position is initially for one year with reappointment for additional years contingent upon successful performance and review. The target start date is July 1, 2024.
Teaching responsibilities will entail teaching Gut Microbiome and Human Health in Fall 2024; in Spring 2025, the individual will teach an advanced level physiology course chosen in consultation with the department.
The successful applicant will be hired as a Lecturer at 0.5 FTE in the Department of Human Evolutionary Biology.
Basic Qualifications
Doctorate in human evolutionary biology or related discipline required by the time the appointment begins.
Additional Qualifications
Demonstrated strong commitment to teaching is desired. Applicants should be knowledgeable about human anatomy, physiology and biomechanics and have experience in experimental methods.
Special Instructions
Please submit the following materials. Applications will be reviewed until the position is filled.

o Cover letter, including a description of teaching/advising experience and philosophy and comments on any efforts to encourage diversity, inclusion, and belonging.
o Curriculum Vitae
o Names and contact information of three to five referees, who will be asked by a system-generated email to upload a letter of recommendation once the candidate’s application has been submitted. Three letters of recommendation are required, and the application is considered complete only when at least three letters have been received.
o Course title, course description, and syllabus for the courses the candidate intends to teach during their first semester
o Doctoral degree verification (for candidates who received their degree within one year of start date)
Contact Information
Andrew Yegian, Ph.D.
Contact Email ayegian@fas.harvard.edu
Equal Opportunity Employer
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions or any other characteristic protected by law.
Minimum Number of References Required 3
Maximum Number of References Allowed 5
Gut Microbiome

Supplemental Questions

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Sample Syllabus
Optional Documents
  1. Other
  2. Degree Verification

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