School of Life Sciences
Arizona State University
The School of Life Sciences (SOLS) at Arizona State University
(ASU) invites applications for a full-time, benefits-eligible,
non-tenure-eligible Lecturer position with an anticipated start
date August 2022. The position is 80% teaching, 20% service .
Subsequent academic year renewals (Aug. 16 to May 15) are
contingent on satisfactory performance, availability of resources,
and the needs of the unit. Supplementary summer teaching may be
We seek an individual who is dedicated to excellence in teaching;
is invested in developing inclusive curricula and teaching
approaches to support the success of our diverse students, many of
whom are underrepresented in STEM disciplines; and is excited to
collaborate with faculty members who are engaged in research and
education in physiology.
The successful candidate will be responsible for teaching and
revising undergraduate courses in anatomy and physiology (e.g., BIO
201 & BIO 202 (Human Anatomy and Physiology), BIO 360 (Animal
Physiology), BIO 361 (Animal Physiology lab) and related courses.
These courses are expected to be taught in both in-person and fully
online formats. In addition to teaching, responsibilities will
include supervising teaching assistants, developing course
materials, and collaborating with other faculty and staff involved
in the SOLS educational missions. This person may also be asked to
serve the school, college, and university in other service
capacities appropriate for the position.
The School of Life Sciences is a broadly interdisciplinary
community of undergraduates, M.S. and Ph.D. students, staff, and
faculty members who are committed to transforming science education
and research by making learning more accessible, inclusive, and
impactful through innovations in teaching and connections to
nationally recognized research and education programs such as the
Research in Inclusive STEM Education (RISE) Center. The School of
Life Sciences is embedded within the larger community at ASU, a
dynamic, progressive university dedicated to interdisciplinary
collaborations, rethinking university education, and integrating
excellence in research and teaching. The university has been ranked
#1 for innovation by the US News & World Report for the past
Learn more about what The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
and the School of Life Sciences have to offer by visiting https://thecollege.asu.edu/faculty
and sols.asu.edu. The College of Liberal Arts & Sciences values
our cultural and intellectual diversity, and continually strives to
foster a welcoming and inclusive environment. We are especially
interested in applicants who can strengthen the diversity of the
• PhD or equivalent advanced degree in physiology or a closely
related field by time of appointment.
• Evidence of understanding of the research process as shown by
submitted or published peer-reviewed research publication(s).
• Experience in teaching physiology at a 300-level or higher as a
teaching assistant or instructor of record, or experience as an
instructor of record teaching physiology at least at the
• A commitment to excellence and inclusivity in teaching as
evidenced by documented use of evidence-based and inclusive
• Either extensive experience as a teaching assistant (3 or more
times as classroom instructor) in a physiology course or service as
an instructor of record (at least once) in a physiology
• Evidence of understanding of the research process in physiology
by submitted or published peer-reviewed research papers in
animal/human physiology, physiology education, or related
• Ability to develop innovative courses in anatomy and physiology
as evidenced by past success in course development, and/or by
• Experience teaching and developing online courses.
• Demonstrated commitment to serving and understanding the
particular needs of online students.
• Demonstrated commitment to inclusive teaching, for example, as
evidenced by success in meeting the needs of underserved and
underrepresented student populations.
• Evidence of collaborative teaching and research activities with
other faculty and staff.
• Evidence of successful supervising and mentoring of teaching
assistants and/or undergraduate researchers.
• Participation in the higher education community and professional
development activities (e.g., published peer-reviewed papers,
presenting at conferences, attending workshops, etc.)
To apply, go to http://apply.interfolio.com/101835
to electronically submit required application materials. Materials
shall include, (1) a cover letter, (2) a comprehensive curriculum
vitae, (3) a teaching statement that incorporates specific examples
of ways you aspire to teaching excellence and innovation (e.g.
successes with creative instructional techniques or approaches;
engagement in professional development activities and how they have
changed your teaching practices and outcomes); (4) samples of
teaching excellence (e.g., learning objectives, sample
lessons/videos, summative assessments, sample syllabi, etc.), (5) a
statement addressing how your past and/or potential contributions
to diversity and inclusion will advance The College’s commitment to
inclusive excellence, ideally including specific examples of
past successes in engagement with students or groups who are
underrepresented in biological fields, (6) name and contact info
(including email address) for 3 references who may be contacted at
a later stage of consideration. All applications must be submitted
The application deadline is March 13, 2022. Applications will
continue to be accepted on a rolling basis for a reserve pool.
Applications in the reserve pool may then be reviewed in the order
in which they were received until the position is closed. Top
applicants selected by the committee will be interviewed.
By policy, the successful candidate must be eligible to work in
the United States by time of hire.
A background check is required for employment. Arizona State
University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal
Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants
will receive consideration for employment without regard to race,
color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national
origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis
protected by law.
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