Assistant Professor of Instruction / Neuroscience Education Fellow

University of Texas at Austin
Texas, United States
Salary Not specified
Feb 05, 2021
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Assistant Professor of Instruction / Neuroscience Education Fellow

College/School/Unit: College of Natural Sciences
Department: Neuroscience
Posted: Dec 4, 2020
Apply By: Open until filled


This position will support the Department of Neuroscience's efforts to enhance undergraduate education as part of the College of Natural Science's 21st Century Education Initiative. In addition to teaching two to three undergraduate neuroscience courses, the Neuroscience Education Fellow will foster expertise in inclusive teaching and learning among departmental faculty and provide direct support for course transformation in alignment with departmental goals.

The Neuroscience Education Fellow will be hired and supervised by the Department of Neuroscience, supported by the Texas Institute for Discovery Education in Science (TIDES), the College of Natural Sciences education-focused unit, and join a community of similar individuals in other CNS departments.

The College is committed to building a diverse faculty. We are interested in candidates who will contribute to diversity and equal opportunity in higher education through their teaching, research, and service.


A PhD in neuroscience, or closely related discipline; experience teaching undergraduates; interest in teaching and facilitating change in higher education; a student-centered teaching philosophy; ability to collect and distill meaning from data to guide efforts; excellent interpersonal skills, such as written and oral communication, and the ability to influence and inform without direct authority; excellent organizational and time-management skills; ability to initiate projects and self-motivation.

Application Instructions

In order to apply, you will need to provide:

A letter of interest,

A current curriculum vitae,

And three (3) professional references that address qualifications listed above. References should be solicited and submitted through the Interfolio application. For internal candidates, one letter must be from outside the University of Texas system.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
The University of Texas at Austin, as an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.

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