Microbiology Teacher-Scholar Postdoctoral Fellow

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The Department of Biology is currently searching for a Teacher-Scholar Postdoctoral Fellow in Microbiology to join our staff.  If you are interested in this opportunity, please visit the following link for further information.

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PhD. candidate Scott Cory leading students in parasitology lab.

This position offers opportunities to gain and refine expertise in teaching and mentoring undergraduate students while also pursuing independent microbiological research in existing research programs. This is a two-year position.  To apply, go to: “https://hr.wfu.edu/careers/” , click on Faculty Openings, and then click on “Teacher-Scholar Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Biology”.

Teaching opportunities: The successful candidate will teach a one section (~20 students) of general microbiology with laboratory to upper division undergraduates. The course is designed to provide students with a conceptual understanding of microbiology, practical experience with microbiological techniques, and opportunities to develop scientific thinking and communication skills. A link to the current syllabus may be found here [link].

Teaching efforts will be supported by individual Biology faculty mentoring and course material may be developed collaboratively with Drs. Sheri Floge and James Curran. In addition, Wake Forest University is committed to utilizing research-based best practices in teaching and provides ample opportunities for instructor development via the Teaching and Learning Collaborative (TLC; link). Such opportunities include individualized consulting and mentoring with TLC staff, periodic campus-wide workshops, and monthly Scholarly Teaching: Evidence and Methods Reading Community meetings that bring together teacher-scholars from multiple departments to engage in curriculum development and idea exchange. Additional professional development and mentoring opportunities are available via the Wake Forest University Professional Development Center and Mentoring Resource Center.

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Microbiology Teacher Scholar