The Department of Physiology & Neurobiology at the University of Connecticut seeks to fill a full-time faculty position at the Stamford Campus. This position is for a Visiting Assistant Professor, on a one-year contract.
The Department of Physiology & Neurobiology, consistent with the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences and the entire UConn community, has an overriding commitment to diversity as a core value and basic tenet. The regional campus at Stamford is at the center of a robust business community and energizing city. UConn Stamford students gain access to myriad and valuable internships, field placements, and employment with a variety of community-based and business organizations from the health, media, and financial sectors.
The successful candidate will teach six undergraduate courses per academic year, or the equivalent. Other potential responsibilities include advising undergraduate majors and outreach activities for the Biological Sciences majors at the Stamford Campus.
Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Biology, Physiology or related field conferred by August 23, 2020, a commitment to excellence in teaching, and experience mentoring undergraduate students.
Preferred qualifications include the ability to contribute to the diversity and excellence of the learning experience, teaching expertise in introductory biology and physiology that complements that of current faculty, and experience and interest in working with diverse communities within an urban campus setting.
This a full-time, 9-month, non-tenure track position at the Stamford Campus. This position has an anticipated start date of August 23, 2020 and termination date of May 25, 2021. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Please use this linkhttps://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/15315 to be redirected to Academic Jobs Online to complete your application. Please submit the following - a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching statement (including teaching philosophy, teaching experience, commitment to effective learning, concepts for new course development, etc.); and a commitment to diversity statement (including broadening participation, integrating multicultural experiences in instruction and research and pedagogical techniques to meet the needs of diverse learning styles, etc.). In addition, please follow the instructions in Academic Job Online to direct at least three reference writers to submit letters of reference on your behalf. Please note at least two of the letters must address the applicant's teaching.
Review of applications will begin December 1st and continue until the position is filled.
Employment of the successful candidate will be contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check. (Search # 2020233)
The University of Connecticut is committed to building and supporting a multicultural and diverse community of students, faculty and staff. The diversity of students, faculty and staff continues to increase, as does the number of honors students, valedictorians and salutatorians who consistently make UConn their top choice. More than 100 research centers and institutes serve the University's teaching, research, diversity, and outreach missions, leading to UConn's ranking as one of the nation's top research universities. UConn's faculty and staff are the critical link to fostering and expanding our vibrant, multicultural and diverse University community. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer, UConn encourages applications from women, veterans, people with disabilities and members of traditionally underrepresented populations.
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