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TEACHING FACULTY I

Employer
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Location
Wisconsin, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
May 18, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Education, Teacher Education, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Biology & Life Sciences, Chemistry & Biochemistry, Administrative, Academic Affairs, Curriculum & Instructional Development
Employment Type
Full Time
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Salary:

Minimum $65,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications
The starting salary for the position is $65,000 but is negotiable based on experience and qualifications. Employees in this position can expect to receive benefits such as generous vacation, holidays, and paid time off; competitive insurances and savings accounts; retirement benefits.

Job Summary:

The Department of Biochemistry seeks to hire a Teaching Faculty to join our team to revise and expand our course, Biochemistry 104 Molecules to Life and the Nature of Science, for students who are not science majors, and to expand Biochemistry 100 Freshman Biochemistry Seminar. This position would also assist, as part of a team, in our major undergraduate Biochemistry courses. The courses in which the individual in this position participates will be based on departmental needs, and could include 501 Introduction to Biochemistry, 507/508 General Biochemistry, and 551 Biochemical Methods (see https://biochem.wisc.edu/courses). The individual in this 12-month position will be expected to participate in teaching in a summer session course (UW-Madison has several 4-week and one 8-week summer sessions).

Responsibilities:

Provides classroom, online and/or laboratory instruction associated with more than one lecture or laboratory course, assists with the design and execution of administrative functions associated with academic instruction and the development of pedagogy/andragogy or assessment tools and resources to support quality student learning. Provides for-credit instruction in formats such as classroom, online and/or laboratory settings, including grading. Serves as an instructor of record.
  • 5% Assists in developing techniques and/or model programs for carrying out instructional goals in disciplinary area and may help identify ways in which new techniques could be of assistance
  • 10% Assesses learner performance and prepares reports recommending instructional improvements
  • 20% Develops teaching techniques that enhance course effectiveness in alignment with desired outcomes and established strategy
  • 50% Provides classroom, online and/or laboratory instruction, including grading
  • 5% Supervises the day to day activities of work unit employees involved in instructional support as needed
  • 10% Assists in defining the objectives of the program and plays a major role in carrying out program duties
Institutional Statement on Diversity:

Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals.

The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background - people who as students, faculty, and staff serve Wisconsin and the world.

For more information on diversity and inclusion on campus, please visit: Diversity and Inclusion

Education:

Required
Terminal Degree
Ph.D. in biochemistry or related discipline.

Qualifications:

Research experience in areas relevant to teaching biochemistry; a deep interest in the molecular basis of biological processes; a commitment to teaching using evidence-based, effective, and inclusive teaching methodologies. An ability to work both independently and in a team environment. An ability to use learning management systems such as Canvas and to develop digital teaching materials. Strong written and oral communication skills.

COVID-19 Considerations:

UW-Madison continues to follow necessary health and safety protocols to protect our campus from COVID-19. All employees remain subject to the COVID-19 Workplace Safety Policy: https://policy.wisc.edu/library/UW-5086 . Please visit https://covidresponse.wisc.edu for the most up-to-date information.

Work Type:

Full Time: 100%

This position may require some work to be performed in-person, onsite, at a designated campus work location. Some work may be performed remotely, at an offsite, non-campus work location.

Appointment Type, Duration:

Ongoing/Renewable


Additional Information:

The College of Agricultural and Life Sciences (CALS) is committed to maintaining and growing a culture that embraces diversity, inclusion, and equity, believing that these values are foundational elements of our excellence and fundamental components of a positive and enriching learning and working environment for all students, faculty, and staff. At CALS, we acknowledge that bias, prejudice, racism, and hate have historically occurred in many forms that cause significant and lasting harm to members of our community. We commit to taking actions each day toward a college that is inclusive and welcoming to all.

How to Apply:

Apply online at "Jobs at UW" (http://jobs.wisc.edu) under job number 258661. Applications must be received through UW Madison's online application system. Applications submitted outside of this system will not be considered.
To begin the application process please click on the "" button. Applicants will be asked to upload a cover letter, resume, and provide three professional references.

Contact:

Stefanie Lannoye
slannoye@wisc.edu
608-261-1029
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS: 800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE for further information. )

Official Title:

Teaching Faculty I(TL025)

Department(s):

A073000-COL OF AG & LIFE SCIENCES/BIOCHEMISTRY

Employment Class:

Academic Staff-Renewable

Job Number:

258661-AS



The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.

If you need to request an accommodation because of a disability, you can find information about how to make a request at the following website: https://employeedisabilities.wisc.edu/disability-accommodation-information-for-applicants/

Employment will require a criminal background check. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.

The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).

The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report contains current campus safety and disciplinary policies, crime statistics for the previous 3 calendar years, and on-campus student housing fire safety policies and fire statistics for the previous 3 calendar years. UW-Madison will provide a paper copy upon request; please contact the University of Wisconsin Police Department .

Applications Open: May 18 2022 Central Daylight Time
Applications Close: Jun 10 2022 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time

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