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Univ of Georgia: Postdoctoral Research and Teaching Associate

  • 05/05/2023 8:54 AM
    Message # 13192460

    Hello SABER, please feel welcome to share this Postdoctoral Research and Teaching Associate opportunity with new graduates in your programs.


    The Research opportunities will depend on the background and interests of qualified applicants. Please feel welcome to learn more about the new DBER faculty in this program:

    Dr. Ania Majewska - https://majewskalab.com/

    Dr. Dax Ovid - https://www.daxovid.com/ (lab website forthcoming!)

    Questions regarding this position may be sent to dax@uga.edu.


    Since our founding in 1785, the University of Georgia has operated as Georgia’s oldest, most comprehensive, and most diversified institution of higher education (https://www.uga.edu/). The proof is in our more than 235 years of academic and professional achievements and our continual commitment to higher education. UGA is currently ranked among the top 20 public universities in U.S. News & World Report. The University’s main campus is located in Athens, approximately 65 miles northeast of Atlanta, with extended campuses in Atlanta, Griffin, Gwinnett, and Tifton. UGA employs approximately 3,000 faculty and more than 7,700 full-time staff. The University’s enrollment exceeds 40,000 students including over 30,000 undergraduates and over 10,000 graduate and professional students. Academic programs reside in 18 schools and colleges, as well as a medical partnership with Augusta University housed on the UGA Health Sciences Campus in Athens.

    The candidate selected for this position will contribute to the teaching in the new and quickly growing undergraduate program of Biomedical Physiology. The successful candidate will have doctoral-level training in physiology, biology, and/or discipline-based education research. The postdoctoral associate will gain experience teaching and conducting discipline-based education research. A Ph.D in life science or related field is required. The position is a fixed-term, 2-year, full-time appointment with benefits.

    Anticipated Start Date: 08/01/2023

    Teaching (49%) responsibilities will include the following:
    a. half of two sections of VPHY 3110 Careers in Biomedical Physiology and Professional Skills, with mentorship from experienced faculty,

    b. design and launch a new course, VPHY 3700 Peer Learning Assistants in Physiology, with mentorship from experienced faculty,

    c. co-developing teaching materials for a graduate-level Discipline-Based Education Research course, with mentorship from experienced faculty.

    Research (51%) may include some of the following based on experience and interest:
    a. using wearable devices for teaching physiology and self-care awareness,

    c. assessment of a new program, Graduate Education Training for Justice in Undergraduate Science Teaching,

    d. virtual and augmented reality as teaching tools for anatomy and physiology,

    e. the impact of culturally responsive teaching interventions in STEM laboratory courses.

    Required Documents

    1. Resume/CV
    2. Cover Letter (1-2 pages)
    3. List of 3 References with Contact Information
    4. Teaching Portfolio/Philosophy (2 pages)

    Last modified: 05/05/2023 8:55 AM | Anonymous member

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