The Biochemistry, Molecular and Cellular Biology Program in the Department of Molecular, Cellular, and Biomedical Sciences at the University of New Hampshire invites applications for a Lecturer in Biochemistry, a full-time (0.88 FTE, academic year – nine month) teaching position with an expected starting date in August 2020.

The lecturer will be responsible for teaching five units (typically 20 credit hours) per academic year in the areas of general biochemistry, introductory cell and molecular biology, and/or upper-level laboratory experience for students in the major.

In addition, they will participate in formal academic advising of undergraduate students and in professional and service activities in support of academic programs, students, and colleagues. Development of an independent research program is not part of the job responsibilities.

An appointment for a lecturer position includes the full benefits package of the University for non-tenure-track faculty. Lecturers at UNH are represented by the AAUP through a collective bargaining agreement.  Renewal of the position after the initial three-year period occurs at the discretion of the college.

Applicants should be prepared to upload the following required documents at the time of application:

  1. Letter of Application, describing qualifications.
  2. Curriculum Vitae. If applicable, identify courses taught and evidence of quality instruction.
  3. Statement of Teaching Philosophy.
  4. Names and contact information for three professional references (candidates will be notified before references are contacted).


The successful candidate must have a Ph.D. in the discipline of Biochemistry, Molecular and Cellular Biology or a closely-related discipline. Postdoctoral research experience is not mandatory but state-of-the-art knowledge in the discipline is expected in order to provide appropriate education and training for students in STEM fields.


Preference will be given to applicants with college teaching experience and demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with students and colleagues from diverse backgrounds and disciplines.


Salary is complemented by a comprehensive benefits package which includes medical, dental, retirement, tuition, and paid time off.

Application review will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

We seek applicants with demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusion.

For administrative questions related to application submission, please contact Paul Boisselle at paul.boisselle@unh.edu.

The University of New Hampshire is committed to social justice and actively creates an educational environment that fosters diversity, inclusion, and quality engagement for all. UNH is committed to creating a diverse community in which qualified individuals of differing perspectives, life experiences, and cultural backgrounds pursue goals with mutual respect and a shared spirit of inquiry. UNH and COLSAstrongly encourage applications from women and other underrepresented groups, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment.

The University of New Hampshire is a major research institution, providing comprehensive, high-quality undergraduate programs andgraduate programs of distinction.

UNH is located in Durham on a 188-acre campus, 60 miles north of Boston and 8 miles from the Atlantic coast, and is convenient to New Hampshire’s lakes and mountains. There is a student enrollment of 13,000 students, with a full-time faculty of over 600, offering 90 undergraduate and more than 70 graduate programs.