Lecturer with Potential for Security of Employment

Contact Information
Email: 
NPBSearch@ucdavis.edu
Organization
Organization Name: 
University of California, Davis
Department: 
Neurobiology, Physiology, & Behavior

DEPARTMENT OF NEUROBIOLOGY, PHYSIOLOGY AND BEHAVIOR
COLLEGE OF BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES
UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, DAVIS

The Department of Neurobiology, Physiology and Behavior invites applications for a full-time Lecturer with Potential for Security of Employment (LPSOE), comparable to tenure track assistant professor appointments. Faculty in LPSOE positions are eligible for promotion to Lecturer with Security of Employment (LSOE). LPSOE/LSOE faculty are Academic Senate Faculty members whose expertise and responsibilities center on undergraduate education, and scholarly analysis/improvement of teaching methods. The successful applicant will be responsible for teaching both lower and upper division undergraduate physiology and anatomy lecture and laboratory courses. They will also be expected to play a leadership role in the scholarship of teaching and learning, working with other faculty to develop, implement and assess new pedagogical initiatives. Qualified applicants must have a Ph.D. in physiology or related disciplines, preferably with postdoctoral training. Other preferred qualifications include documented success in some or all of the following areas as related to life sciences education: teaching large undergraduate classes, use of evidence based teaching practices, use of modern instructional technology including virtual models, ability to identify and develop effective teaching strategies for diverse student populations, conducting life sciences education research, especially as related to anatomy and physiology, as consistent with a successful discipline-based education research program. Salary will be commensurate with education and experience.

Closing date: open until filled, but all application materials, including letters of recommendation, must be received by March 2, 2014 to be assured full consideration. Applicants should submit materials online at: https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/apply/JPF00223. Please include your curriculum vitae, a description of your research background (not to exceed two pages), statement of current and proposed teaching and science education research (not to exceed four pages), and a statement describing your past experience in and future plans for activities that promote diversity and inclusion. Applicants should also arrange to have three referees submit supporting letters online at the above website. The administrative contact is Dianna Smith, and the faculty contact is William DeBello, NPBSearch@ucdavis.edu. For more information on these positions and UC Davis in general, please visit the following web site: npb.ucdavis.edu/positions/.

The University of California is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer committed to excellence through diversity and strongly encourages applications from all qualified applicants, including women and minorities. UC Davis is responsive to the needs of dual career couples, is dedicated to work-life balance through an array of family-friendly policies, and is the recipient of an NSF ADVANCE Award for gender equity.

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