Al-Quds Bard, Palestine
Part-time Faculty, Natural Sciences DivisionEmployer Website: https://apply.interfolio.com/91610
Entering its thirteenth year of operation in Fall 2021, Al-Quds Bard College for Arts and Sciences (AQB) is an innovative program offering a liberal arts undergraduate education and Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) program in Palestine, with an enrollment of 310 students in 2020-2021. AQB is a rigorous program, culminating in a two-semester independent senior project, which often takes the form of a demanding research paper of 45 papers or more. Graduates of AQB receive dual degrees: A BA or MAT from Al-Quds University and from Bard College (New York).
AQB invItes applications for part-time faculty across all programs and divisions of the College including: Literature & Society, Media Studies, Political Science, Human Rights & International Law, Economics & Finance, Urban Studies & Spatial Practices, Biology, Molecular Genetics, Computer Science and the Core Division.
We seek faculty whose teaching methods are student-centered, involving students in active discussion and group tasks to develop their reading, writing, speaking, and critical thinking skills in English. Candidates should be truly interdisciplinary--someone who will creatively and intellectually challenge the standard tropes of academic research.
- PhD in Molecular Biology, Genetics, or Biotechnology from a university of recognized standing.
- A minimum of 5 years teaching experience at the university or college level.
- Experience in genetics, bioinformatics and molecular biology methods
- A minimum of 5 years research experience is preferred, and have demonstrated scholarly achievement with a record of publications in peer-reviewed journals
- Must have the ability to obtain extramural funding.
- Enthusiasm for the mission of AQB to provide student-centered teaching, foster critical thinking, and incorporate writing into most courses.
- Ability to work in a multidisciplinary environment.
- Excellent oral and communication skills, fluent English, and ability to communicate in Arabic a plus.
Please submit the information below on Interfolio by following this link: https://apply.interfolio.com/91610
Submit a CV; a cover letter that addresses your interest and background as it relates to this position, evidence of teaching effectiveness, student evaluations and Syllabi, and three letters of reference through Interfolio.com.
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