Part-Time, Contract “Science of Biotech 101” Course Instructor

Jan 14, 2021

Overview:

The Science of Biotech 101 Course Instructor serves as an independent contractor to teach the fully-developed course.

Commitment and Format:

  • Course is offered an estimated several times per year with the potential for additional offerings.
  • Virtual Format: Three (3) 2.5-hour sessions with 10-minute break during each session (7 hours).
  • In-Person Format: One (1) business day with 30-minute break for lunch and two (2) 15-minute breaks (7 hours).

Responsibilities:

  • Instruct hands-on activities relevant to the biotechnology industry and prepare lectures according to course material developed by the MassBioEd Director of Biotechnology Education Programs.
  • Work with the MassBioEd Director of Biotechnology Education Program to teach developed content and oversee continuity of classes.
  • Assist Director of Biotechnology Education Programs with updating the syllabus and agenda before each session as needed.
  • Provide MassBioEd course coordinator with all up-to-date materials at least 14 days before the start of class.
  • If needed, attend meetings at MassBioEd, as required to address current issues, not to exceed two hours per session.
  • Provide students with appropriate feedback on in-class assignments and presentations
  • Promote and market the course. Encourage enrollment in the course consistent with MassBioEd’s interest in offering and promoting the course.

Qualifications:

  • Advanced degree in cell or molecular biology, pharmacology of biotechnology.
  • 5+ years of classroom teaching experience.
  • Experience at a biotechnology or biopharmaceutical firm, preferred.

Competitive wage and commensurate with experience.

Interested applicants should submit a resume and brief cover letter to careers@massbioed.org.

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