Assistant Teaching Professor: Neurobiology, UC San Diego

  • 11/16/2022 8:37 PM
    Message # 12992471

    POSITION OVERVIEW

    Position title: Assistant Teaching Professor

    Salary range: Salary is commensurate with qualifications and based on University of California pay scales.

    APPLICATION WINDOW

    Open date: November 14, 2022

    Next review date: Sunday, Jan 15, 2023 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
    Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

    Final date: Friday, Jun 30, 2023 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
    Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.

    POSITION DESCRIPTION

    The School of Biological Sciences (https://biology.ucsd.edu/), Department of Neurobiology, invites applications for a faculty position in Neurobiology at the tenure-track Assistant Teaching Professor level. The incumbent’s primary responsibilities will be to teach an undergraduate neurobiology laboratory course. We are particularly interested in candidates with experience in electrophysiology or a related field and in fostering equity and inclusion and student success in undergraduate science education programs. In addition to teaching and service, the incumbent will advance science education through professional activities such as conducting and disseminating pedagogical research in science teaching methodologies, initiating new teaching methods or courses, and/or participation in writing textbooks.

    The School of Biological Sciences at UCSD is a vibrant center of scientific discovery, innovation, and collaboration. Our large research base spans many areas of biology and has one of the most celebrated graduate programs in the country. We are committed to academic excellence, and to enhancing access, inclusion and success of our diverse faculty, staff and students (http://diversity.ucsd.edu/https://biology.ucsd.edu/diversity/).

    Further details about the required application material can be found at: http://biology.ucsd.edu/jobs/apply-lrf-lsoe.html

    School: https://biology.ucsd.edu

    QUALIFICATIONS

    Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

    • Ph.D. or equivalent degree in Biology or related field
    • Commitment to teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels
    • Excellence and creativity in research and scholarship
    • Commitment to or have created programs that improve equity, diversity, and inclusion in higher education

    APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS

    Document requirements

    • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

    • Cover Letter

    • Statement of Teaching - Describe prior teaching experience and teaching philosophy (one page)

    • Statement of Science Professional Activities in Science Education - Statement of scholarly contributions - with an emphasis on education research to be done at UC San Diego (one page)

    • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Statement describing past experience and leadership in fostering equity and diversity or their potential to make future contributions (one page). For information on preparing diversity statements and School-wide initiatives to promote diversity, see: http://facultydiversity.ucsd.edu/recruitment/contributions-to-diversity.html and https://biology.ucsd.edu/diversity/faculty-expectations.html.

    • Statement on neurobiology & electrophysiology experience - (one page)

    • COVID Impact Statement - We understand that the COVID-19 pandemic may have had a substantial impact on academic productivity. In our academic hiring processes, we will be keeping this in mind as we consider achievement relative to opportunity. We encourage you to reflect on constraints on opportunity in your field that were caused by the events of the pandemic and where applicable, to discuss your achievements in this light.
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    • Publication 1

    • Publication 2

    • Publication 3

    • Publication 4 (Optional)

    • Publication 5 (Optional)

    Reference requirements

    • 3-5 letters of reference required
    Apply link: https://apol-recruit.ucsd.edu/JPF03436

    Help contact: kjgraves@ucsd.edu

    CAMPUS INFORMATION

    The University of California, San Diego is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, covered veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.

    As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy. All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of Full Vaccination or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no later than the applicable deadline. Please refer to Appendix F, Section II.C. of the policy for the deadlines applicable to new University of California employees. (Capitalized terms in this paragraph are defined in the policy.) Federal, state, or local public health directives may impose additional requirements.

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    JOB LOCATION

    La Jolla, CA



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