School of Molecular & Cellular Biology
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
The School of Molecular & Cellular Biology in the College of
Liberal Arts and Sciences at the University of Illinois at
Urbana-Champaign seeks applicants for a teaching position in the
discipline of neuroscience at the rank of
Lecturer/Instructor. The position involves teaching a range
of courses in the school.
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Duties & Responsibilities:
- Teach 5 courses, or equivalent, in any Fall, Spring, and Summer
cycle. These may include large courses, multi-section
lab courses, and small discussion sections.
- Supervise Graduate Teaching Assistants for these courses.
- Devise and deliver assigned courses utilizing evidence-based
practices such as backward design and employing active learning
strategies, maintain and improve current course materials, develop
course content as needed.
- Assist the MCB Instructional Program team in supporting
students in the School of MCB by participation in academic
advising, mentoring, recruitment, and other ways as needed.
Minimum Required Qualifications:
- Master's degree in neuroscience or closely related area for
- PhD in neuroscience or closely related area for Lecturer.
- Teaching experience at the college or university level in
- Experience teaching neuroanatomy at the college or university
- Discipline-based Education and/or Pedagogical Research
- 2 years of experience teaching at the college or university
- Evidence of instruction that includes student-centered and
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leader in research, teaching, and public
engagement. Faculty in the College create knowledge,
address critical societal needs through the transfer and
application of knowledge, and prepare students for lives of impact
in the state, nation, and globally. To meet these
objectives, the College embraces and values diversity and
difference through hiring faculty candidates who can contribute
through their research, teaching, and/or service to the diversity
and excellence of the Illinois community.
The Lecturer/Instructor position is a full-time,
benefits-eligible, non-tenure track position appointed on a
12-month service basis. For full details on eligibility
requirements, please reference https://humanresources.illinois.edu/employees/new-hires/benefits.html.
The expected start date is March 16, 2022. Applicants
may be interviewed before the closing date; however, no hiring
decision will be made until after that date. Salary is
commensurate with experience and qualifications.
To apply for this position, please create your candidate profile
at http://jobs.illinois.edu and
upload your cover letter, resume, and names/contact information for
three professional references by January 31, 2022. Full
consideration will be given to complete applications received by
the closing date. For further information regarding
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