The Department of Cell Biology and Human Anatomy at the University of California, Davis, School of Medicine seeks to fill one full-time position in the Assistant or Associate Adjunct Professor Series with responsibilities that include: a) The primary teaching responsibility will be to both medical and undergraduate gross anatomy. Additional contributions to microscopic anatomy, neuroanatomy, and developmental anatomy would be possible, and b) conducting original research in the field of professional student education, and c) fulfilling service obligations related to the educational mission.
Applicants must hold a Ph.D. and/or an equivalent professional degree, and have documented success in some or all of the following areas as related to Human Anatomy and Cell Biology: a) innovative teaching methods for medical students and large enrollment undergraduate courses, b) use of evidence-based teaching practices, and c) the ability to identify, assess, and develop effective teaching strategies for diverse student populations (i.e. ethnic minority, first generation college students, etc.). Teaching will take place on both the UC Davis Health campus in Sacramento and the main UC Davis campus in Davis.
The successful candidate will ultimately have a leadership role in the scholarship of teaching and learning as well as working with other faculty to develop, implement, and assess new pedagogical initiatives. The appointee will also be expected to demonstrate continued professional growth. Examples of professional growth include the following contributions and achievements: a) pedagogical or curricular innovation, b) professional activity in professional organizations, c) research and publication in the appointee's subject-matter discipline, and d) academic leadership within the department and beyond. Candidates must also have the ability to work cooperatively and collegially in team-taught courses within a diverse environment and adhere to the University policies and procedures.
For full consideration, applications must be completed by July 6, 2021. The position will remain open until filled, but no later than December 31, 2021. Application packages should be submitted online through https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/apply/JPF04209 and should include the following:
A one-page cover letter detailing qualifications for this position Curriculum Vitae Research Statement Statement of Teaching Accomplishment and Philosophy Statement of Contributions for Diversity 3-5 letters or recommendation UC Davis commits to inclusion excellence by advancing equity, diversity and inclusion in all that we do. We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, and particularly encourage applications from members of historically underrepresented racial/ethnic groups, women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, LGBTQ community members, and others who demonstrate the ability to help us achieve our vision of a diverse and inclusive community. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct. If you need accommodation due to a disability, please contact the recruiting department.
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