The Post-Baccalaureate Program in the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences seeks an instructor to teach a five-week biochemistry course in the 2021 summer session. The Post-Baccalaureate Program supports the preparation of prospective medical students from disadvantaged or underrepresented in medicine backgrounds, providing a strong science based curriculum to strengthen their academic readiness for the challenges of medical school. We seek candidates with a commitment to excellence in teaching to conduct an overview of key concepts of undergraduate level biochemistry for a class of 20-25 student trainees. This is a non-credit bearing course designed for enrichment/diagnostic purposes and is independent of courses offered in the regular academic curriculum of the University. The successful candidate will develop and deliver course content, consistent with program requirements, in a manner that is inclusive for students from both science and non-science majors to ensure all students can learn from the course materials, activities and assignments. Instructor will deliver course in-person and/or in virtual format. This is a part-time position teaching 2.5 hours a day, two days per week.
Essential duties include:
- demonstrate appropriate knowledge of subject
- provide students with appropriate learning materials and expertise in assigned subject
- use University and department learning systems (example: UB Learns, Zoom)
*evaluate and grade student class work, assignments, quizzes and tests and provide effective feedback to guide student learning and success
- responsible for contributing to and maintaining an inclusive and collaborative learning environment
University at Buffalo is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and, in keeping with our commitment, welcomes all to apply including veterans and individuals with disabilities.