ASSISTANT TEACHING PROFESSOR - Lecturer with Potential Security of Employment in Neuroscience
Open date: November 22, 2022
Most recent review date: Monday, Jan 9, 2023 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.
Final date: Friday, Jun 30, 2023 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.
TENURE TRACK ASSISTANT TEACHING PROFESSOR POSITION IN FOUNDATIONAL, SYSTEMS, BEHAVIORAL, AND COGNITIVE NEUROSCIENCE, DEPARTMENT OF COGNITIVE SCIENCE, UC SAN DIEGO
The Department of Cognitive Science (http://cogsci.ucsd.edu) within the Division of Social Sciences at the University of California, San Diego is committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff, and student body. We invite applications for a tenure track Assistant Teaching Professor position in Neuroscience. We interpret this area broadly and invite candidates who can provide students with strong foundations in neuroanatomy, neurophysiology, systems neuroscience, behavioral neuroscience, and cognitive science. We are especially interested in candidates who will flourish in a Cognitive Science Department, and whose research, teaching, or service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity, inclusion, and equity within an academic setting.
The Assistant Teaching Professor is also known within the UC as an LPSOE (Lecturer with Potential for Security of Employment). The LPSOE series parallels the research-focused series but with emphasis upon excellence in teaching and other instruction-related activities. Individuals in the position are expected to provide outstanding teaching as well as to engage in professional activity (which can include research on pedagogy) and service related to the pedagogical mission of the department and university. This appointment confers membership in the Academic Senate.
Interdisciplinary perspective and experience with multiple modern methodologies are particularly valued. The preferred candidate will have strong, demonstrated accomplishments in areas contributing to diversity, equity, and inclusion, and a desire to play a leadership role in advancing UC San Diego’s commitment to achieving excellence and diversity. Candidates will be favored who will contribute to instruction-related activities (e.g. conducting TA training, developing curricula, creating instructional resources, employing new technologies) at the campus, statewide, and national level.
At the time of application, candidates must have a Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree or be ABD (all but dissertation) in Neuroscience or a closely related field. Contributions to diversity, inclusion and equity.
By the time of appointment, candidates must have a Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree in Neuroscience or a closely related field. Contributions to diversity, inclusion and equity.
Contribution to instruction-related activities (e.g., conducting TA training, curriculum development, creation of instructional materials including online instruction, employment of new technologies).
The preferred candidate will have strong demonstrated accomplishments in areas contributing to diversity, equity, and inclusion, and a desire to play a leadership role in advancing UC San Diego's commitment to achieving excellence and diversity.
Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
Statement of Scholarly Activities - May include research on pedagogical focus.
Documentation of Teaching Excellence - e.g. links to instructional materials developed by candidate, summaries of teaching evaluations, on-line instructional segments
Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Applicants should summarize their past or potential contributions to diversity. See our Faculty Equity site for more information.
Publications - Include up to 4 representative publications/scholarly articles particularly with a pedagogical focus
- 3-5 letters of reference required
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