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Adjunct Lecturer of Physiology

The Catholic University of America, District of Columbia

About the position

The position is being offered through the Department of Biology at The Catholic University of America. This institution educates both undergraduate and graduate students.

The candidate is expected to teach a physiology lecture course and to direct up to two lab sections of the course. One to two graduate teaching assistants are assigned to the teaching labs. This course is for undergraduates in Biology and related fields who are on a pre-med track. It is an in-person course. Typically, juniors and seniors are enrolled in the class. The class size is ~20-25 students. This course examines how the various systems of the human body work together to sustain life. Students will gain a basic understanding of major physiological mechanisms at the organ, cellular, and molecular-levels. Lecture material is augmented with practical laboratory exercises to demonstrate and practice scientific concepts. The lectures are typically scheduled for twice a week on M/W from 9:40-10:55 am and the labs are typically scheduled twice a week on M/W from 2:10-5:00 pm. Classes are from January 8 - May 4, 2024. Lecture and lab materials are available for use from prior instructors.

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What you'll need to apply

The applicant should provide a detailed CV. If the applicant has other materials that they would like to provide that might enhance their case, they may also be sent, but are not required.

Contact name

Pamela Tuma

Contact email


A terminal degree is required. Teaching experience is preferred, but not required.

Additional Information

The Catholic University of America is an Equal Opportunity Employer.