Associate Director for Integrated Life Sciences Undergraduate Program

The College of Computer, Mathematical, and Natural Sciences (CMNS) and the Honors College of the University of Maryland are seeking qualified candidates for the position of Associate Director of the Integrated Life Sciences (ILS) Program (

Integrated Life Sciences is a living-learning program in the Honors College that is designed for accomplished honors students interested in different disciplines in the life sciences, including biology, biochemistry, bioengineering, and biomedicine.  This program offers a unique undergraduate experience, involving a two-year residential program, an honors track of four interdisciplinary science courses, and facilitated opportunities for meaningful research, clinical, and service experiences.

Major duties of the Associate Director include: (1) teaching one of the core courses in the ILS curriculum, (2) managing the day-to-day operations of the program, (3) supervising ILS professional staff, faculty fellows, and teaching assistants, (4) coordinating admissions, recruiting, and orientation, and (5) overseeing internal and external communications.

This appointment is for 12 months at the level of regular, full-time exempt staff.  Some evening and weekend work is required.  Ph.D. in a life sciences discipline is required and postdoctoral teaching or research experience is preferred.  Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience.  Anticipated start date: 6/19/2017, in order to ensure some overlap with current associate director. 

Interested candidates should apply online at (Position Number 117379). Please include a cover letter, curriculum vitae (including prior teaching experiences at the undergraduate level), statement of teaching philosophy, and the names of three references.  For any questions about the duties of the position, please contact the ILS Director, Dr. Todd Cooke at For any questions about the search process, please contact the Search Committee Chair, Dr. Katerina Thompson at

The University of Maryland is committed to the policy that all persons shall have equal access to its program, facilities, and employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, disability, public assistance status, veteran status, or sexual orientation.

Keywords:Living-learning - Honors College - University of Maryland - Associate Director   Doc ID:72485
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Created:2017-04-11 09:46 CDTUpdated:2017-04-11 09:56 CDT
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