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Teaching Assistant Professor Position

The Department of Biology Teaching and Learning is currently seeking a Teaching Assistant Professor, with an emphasis in physiology.

The University of Minnesota has a national reputation in biology teaching and educational research. To build on existing strengths, the Department of Biology Teaching and Learning was created in July 2014 as a partnership between the College of Biological Sciences and the College of Education and Human Development. The mission of our new department is to discover, apply, and share research-based strategies that transform biology education.

The primary role of the Teaching Assistant Professor in physiology is to provide high-quality undergraduate instruction in physiology, and to work as an team member on improving the undergraduate curriculum in physiological biology. The successful applicant will employ innovative, evidence-based teaching that advances the undergraduate teaching mission of the College of Biological Sciences (CBS) and the University of Minnesota. The position is teaching-intensive, with expectation of contributions to scholarship and service, including participating in research related to biology teaching and learning and providing guidance to colleagues in areas of the Teaching Assistant Professor’s expertise. Candidates must have a suitable background in physiology that complements existing strengths in the Department and teach in those areas. Learn more + apply >>

Please contact Robin Wright ( with any questions related to this position.