Lecturer, Neuroscience

Arizona, United States
$50,000.00 - $50,000.00
Oct 26, 2020
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

The Department of Neuroscience at the University of Arizona invites applications for a Faculty Career-Track Lecturer position starting as early as January 2021. This career-track appointment is not eligible for tenure. Applicants holding a Ph.D. or equivalent degree and showing significant commitment to excellence in teaching are encouraged to apply. Successful candidates will be expected to teach 5 to 7 course hours per semester in the undergraduate Program in Neuroscience and Cognitive Science (NSCS) and contribute to efforts to recruit and retain at-risk students. This is a 9-month academic-year appointment, August to May.

The interdisciplinary NSCS program combines rigorous coursework with individualized research opportunities. Students in NSCS develop competence in the molecular, developmental, structural, functional, evolutionary, computational, systems, and medical aspects of the nervous system as well as the organization of the brain and its relation to physiological and cognitive processes.

Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; sick leave and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state and optional retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!

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Duties & Responsibilities

  • Teach 5-7 course hours per semester in the undergraduate Neuroscience and Cognitive Sciences program per academic year.
  • Help to develop new course offerings.
  • Coach and mentor students.
  • Maintain regularly scheduled office hours.
  • Meet and contribute regularly as part of an interdisciplinary faculty team.
  • Facilitate our efforts to recruit and retain under-represented students.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Ph.D. in Neuroscience or related Life Sciences.
  • Experience teaching advanced undergraduate students.

At the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. As an Hispanic-serving institution, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we provide equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.