How to Apply
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, The University of Michigan
2017 Palmer Commons SPC 2218, 100 Washtenaw Ave,
Ann Arbor, MI. 48109-2218
The Department of Computational Medicine and Bioinformatics at the University of Michigan Medical School seeks outstanding applicants for a full or part time LEO Lecturer III.
Major duties include:
- 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.
- 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, Biology 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. Also desired are 2+ years of teaching at college or graduate level and evidence of expertise in course development and evaluation. Must have outstanding communication skills.
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The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.