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Science Building 338
(509) 963-2731

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The Department of Biological Sciences at Central Washington University (Ellensburg, WA) seeks a scholar who has experience and interest in teaching some combination of the following courses: Cell Biology (BIOL 430), Molecular Biotechniques (BIOL 425), cell and molecular biology segment (BIOL 182) of our General Biology for Majors sequence, with the possibility of upper division electives in cell and molecular biology. 

Teaching duties include responsibilities in lecture and laboratory sections of courses and a normal teaching load consists of 15 contact hours per week; most laboratory courses have a graduate teaching assistant assigned to assist the instructor. Preference will be given to candidates who have interest and experience in teaching undergraduate lectures and laboratories to biology majors, in the areas of cell and molecular biology. 

As an institution, we value teaching as a vehicle for inspiring intellectual inquiry and we expect dedication to our students and courses.  Applicants with strong commitment to student learning and support for an increasingly diverse student body are especially encouraged to apply.


Welcome to the Department of Biological Sciences! 
The Department provides the biological component of the liberal arts education at Central Washington University. We promote student understanding of biological concepts relevant to the individual and to society, and foster an appreciation of scientific inquiry.
Evolution is the unifying theme of our curriculum. Our students obtain a broad education covering a wide variety of biological disciplines. Our teaching philosophy and facilities support a rich education experience with small class sizes, hands-on experience, regular interaction with expert faculty, and opportunities for both undergraduate and graduate research.
We offer a full complement of competitive pre-professional programs, strong programs in regional field biology, and a high-quality program for secondary biology educators.


Science Building, Room 338
400 E. University Way
Ellensburg, WA 98926-7537
Phone: (509) 963-2731






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