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Adjunct Lecturer, Neuroscience

The University of Arizona
Job Location:
Tucson, Arizona
Other Science Faculty

Posting Number: req7645

Department: Neuroscience

Location: To Be Determined

Address: USA

Position Highlights

The Department of Neuroscience at the University of Arizona seeks an outstanding Adjunct Lecturer to teach an asynchronous online course in the undergraduate Neuroscience and Cognitive Science (NSCS) program available through the Arizona online campus. The NSCS 200 course is a gateway course that is typically taught by 2 instructors introducing either the fundamental principles of Neuroscience or Cognitive Science. The successful candidate is expected to teach the Neuroscience section of NSCS 200 course beginning Spring 2022. Applicants holding a Ph.D. in Neuroscience or an equivalent field and showing significant commitment to excellence in teaching Neuroscience are encouraged to apply.

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Duties & Responsibilities

  • Teach the Neuroscience section of the online NSCS 200 course.
  • All course materials of the asynchronous online course have been developed. Thus, teaching the course mostly requires providing guidance to students as they go through the modules of the course.
  • Additional duties include: grading, monitoring students' progress, holding office hours, and organizing and updating the course web site

Minimum Qualifications

  • Ph.D. in Neuroscience or related Life Science

Preferred Qualifications

  • Minimum of 5-7 years classroom teaching experience
  • Experience teaching undergraduate students online

Rank: Lecturer

Tenure Information

Adjunct (NTE)

FLSA: Exempt

Full Time/Part Time: Part Time

Number of Hours Worked per Week: 8

Job FTE: .20

Work Calendar: Academic

Job Category: Teaching Faculty

Benefits Eligible: No Benefits

Rate of Pay: $4,500

Compensation Type: Per Course

Type of criminal background check required: Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive)

Number of Vacancies: 1

Expected End Date: 5/22/2022

Contact Information for Candidates

Open Until Filled: Yes

Documents Needed to Apply: Curriculum Vitae (CV) and Cover Letter

Diversity Statement

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.

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