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Health Science Honors Instructor
Tufts University

Date Posted Dec. 2, 2022
Title Health Science Honors Instructor
University Tufts University
Medford, MA, United States
Department University College
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Summer 2023
  • Lecturer/Instructor
  • Biomedical Sciences
    Health Sciences - General


The Pre-College Program within University College at Tufts University is seeking a part-time instructor in the field of Biomedical Sciences to teach the following course in the Summer II 2023 session: CSS 0090 Health Science Honors. The Health Science Honors course, which has been offered to pre-college students for several years, gives  students the rare opportunity to learn how doctors think about their patients' problems and make clinical decisions on their behalf. Also, students will gauge the success of their interventions through lectures, interactions with physicians and practitioners, and visits to area hospitals and medical laboratories.

This course will meet for 3.5 hour sessions, twice per week. As a reference, the schedule for Summer 2022 was July 5- August 9th; M, W; 1:30pm - 5:00pm. It is open to rising high school sophomores, juniors, and seniors. It is recommended that students have completed at least one year of biology. It will be taught in person on Tufts’ Medford campus, with virtual students logging on simultaneously via Zoom. The course has a target enrollment of 15-30.   Ref: Course Web Pages (1) and (2) .


M.D from an accredited medical school, or current medical student with expected year of graduation 2023. Previous related teaching experience is required, preferably at the college level.  

Application Instructions

Please submit a dossier including cover letter, curriculum vitae; a letter of recommendation should be uploaded directly into Interfolio by recommenders. Current Tufts graduate students must demonstrate approval from their PI, advisor, and/or Graduate Director or Department Chair.  

The cover letter should include a statement describing the candidate’s commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. All application materials must be submitted via Interfolio 

The search committee will begin screening applications immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Please contact Arianna Wilson, Director of Pre-College Programs, with any questions at  

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

Tufts University, founded in 1852, prioritizes quality teaching, highly competitive basic and applied research, and a commitment to active citizenship locally, regionally, and globally. Tufts University has also committed to becoming an anti-racist institution and prides itself on the continuous improvement of diversity, equity and inclusion work. Current and prospective employees of the university are expected to have and continuously develop skill in, and disposition for, positively engaging with a diverse population of faculty, staff, and students.

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