Instructor in Biological Chemistry Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Chemistry United States

Instructor, Biological Chemistry
  • Job Number: 17418
  • Functional Area: Academic (non-faculty)
  • Department: Chemistry
  • School Area: Science
  • Employment Type: Full-Time Temporary
  • Employment Category: Exempt
  • Visa Sponsorship Available: No
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Working at MIT offers opportunities, an environment, a culture – and benefits – that just aren’t found together anywhere else. If you’re curious, motivated, want to be part of a unique community, and help shape the future – then take a look at this opportunity.

INSTRUCTORChemistry, to teach biological chemistry beginning in the 2019-20 academic year. Responsibilities will include teaching introductory biological chemistry (5.07) in collaboration with MIT faculty, preparing and delivering lectures, designing problem sets and exams, and working with teaching assistants; and assisting with the teaching of undergraduate biological chemistry labs (5.351, 5.352 and 5.383), involving troubleshooting the experiments, managing teaching assistants, and working with faculty to update and improve the curriculum.  Some teaching of general chemistry may be considered, depending upon the qualifications of the finalist. 


Job Requirements

REQUIRED: a Ph.D. in chemistry, demonstrated excellence in teaching, outstanding organizational and interpersonal skills, expertise teaching best practices for and a strong commitment to undergraduate education. Applications from recent Ph.Ds. interested in pursuing careers in undergraduate education are especially welcome.   Job #17418

The ideal starting date for this appointment is no later than August 15, 2019. 

The appointment is for one year with possibility for renewal based upon mutual agreement.  

In addition to applying via the MIT website, please also apply through Academic Jobs Online at Please include at least two letters of recommendation in your Academic Jobs Online submission.  

Applications will be reviewed as they arrive. 



MIT is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, ancestry, or national or ethnic origin.

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