Instructor (Teaching Assistant Professor)
- UNIVERSITY OF COLORADO BOULDER
- 25 Mar 2023
- End of advertisement period
- 24 Apr 2023
- Academic Discipline
- Engineering & Technology, Life sciences, Biological Sciences, Physical Sciences, Chemistry
- Contract Type
- Full Time
Instructor (Teaching Assistant Professor)
Requisition Number: 46909
Location: Boulder Colorado
Employment Type: Faculty
Schedule: Full Time
Posting Close Date:
The Department of Psychology and Neuroscience at the University of Colorado Boulder (http://www.colorado.edu/psych-neuro/) invites applications for a full-time Neuroscience instructor to begin Fall 2023. The Department has a strong commitment to high quality undergraduate education. We seek an individual who has experience in teaching and a passion for education at the undergraduate level, who will also help the department achieve its educational mission more broadly. This position includes teaching 4 courses each semester (or equivalent load) and departmental service that includes active engagement in pedagogical initiatives within the department and across campus. The ideal candidate will be prepared to teach Clinical Neuroscience and Developmental Neurobiology. Candidates should have flexibility to teach additional Neuroscience courses based on experience and interests. Applicants should have a PhD in Neuroscience or a related-discipline, and have a solid foundation in molecular, cellular and systems neuroscience. The University of Colorado Boulder is committed to building a culturally diverse community of faculty, staff, and students dedicated to contributing to an inclusive campus environment. We are an Equal Opportunity employer, including veterans and individuals with disabilities.
Who We Are
The College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Colorado Boulder is the intellectual core of the university, conducting research, scholarship, creative work and education in more than 60 fields. Our research generates new knowledge, solving some of the world’s most critical problems. The college leads nationally in undergraduate and graduate education, bringing world-class research and scholarship to our students, both in and out of the classroom. The college is the academic home to the university’s 5 Nobel Prize winners, 5 National Medal of Science winners, 9 MacArthur "Genius Grant" fellows, 10 Pulitzer Prize winners, 51 Fulbright fellows since 2006, 21 members of the National Academy of Sciences, and 10 members of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. CU Boulder is the only university in the Rocky Mountain region in the American Association of Universities, a group of the nation’s leading research institutions. The Department of Psychology and Neuroscience has approximately 42 tenure track faculty and 14 instructors. It offers separate bachelor’s degrees in Psychology and Neuroscience to 3,400+ majors. The Neuroscience degree is biology-based and currently has ~650 majors. The department also offers doctoral graduate programs in 5 specialty areas (Behavioral Neuroscience; Behavioral, Psychiatric, and Statistical Genetics; Clinical Psychology; Cognitive Psychology; and Social Psychology).
What Your Key Responsibilities Will Be
- This position includes teaching 4 courses (or their equivalent) each semester, departmental service, and active engagement in pedagogical initiatives within the department and across campus (e.g., https://www.colorado.edu/program/learningassistant/). The successful candidate will be prepared to teach a variety of neuroscience courses. Department priorities include the teaching of Clinical Neuroscience and Developmental Neurobiology and additional lower and/or upper division Neuroscience courses, dependent on experience and interests.
What You Should Know
- All University of Colorado Boulder employees are required to align with the campus COVID-19 vaccine requirement. New employees must provide proof of vaccination or receive a medical or religious exemption within 30 days of employment.
What We Can Offer
The salary range for this full-time position is $58,000-62,000 annually.
The University of Colorado offers excellent benefits, including medical, dental, retirement, paid time off, tuition benefit and ECO Pass. The University of Colorado Boulder is one of the largest employers in Boulder County and offers an inspiring higher education environment. Learn more about the University of Colorado Boulder.
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What We Require
- A PhD in Neuroscience or a related-discipline, and a solid foundation in molecular, cellular and systems neuroscience.
What You Will Need
- A strong commitment to undergraduate education.
To apply, please submit the following materials:
- Curriculum Vitae
- Cover Letter, which specifically addresses the job requirements and outlines qualifications
- Teaching Statement that includes your pedagogical philosophy and best practices
- Course Syllabus
- Diversity Statement, which addresses how the applicant has contributed to and will contribute to diversity and inclusion in teaching and service
- Audio or Video Recording of teaching (5 -10 minutes)
- Summative Assignment Example 1
- Summative Assignment Example 2
All applications received before April 15, 2023 will receive full consideration; applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
To apply, visit https://jobs.colorado.edu/jobs/JobDetail/Instructor-Teaching-Assistant-Professor/46909
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