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Lecturer - Physiology

Employer
University of Arizona
Location
Tucson, AZ

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Job Details

Posting Number:

req5214

Department:

Physiology

Department Website Link:

www.physiology.arizona.edu

Medical Sub-Speciality:

Location:

Main Campus

Address:

1737 E University Blvd, Tucson, AZ 85719 USA

Position Highlights:

The Department of Physiology is seeking a lecturer for a non-tenure track, year-to-year Lecturer position, beginning June 2021. The selected candidate will teach and coordinate a large undergraduate course in human anatomy & physiology each semester and during the summer and teach other core or elective courses in human physiology. The department is seeking an individual who is able to work with diverse students, trainees and colleagues, and who has experience with a variety of teaching methods and curricular perspectives.

Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state and optional retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!

The University of Arizona has been recognized for our innovative work‐life programs. For more information about working at the University of Arizona and relocations services, please click here.

Duties & Responsibilities:

Teaching and Coordinating responsibilities:

    Coordinate the PSIO 201 and PSIO 202 online course offerings including the main campus icourses and the Arizona Online courses for fall, spring and summer.
oEnsure that course objectives for PSIO 201 and PSIO 202 align with our in person courses.

oEnsure that online courses are consistently organized and taught from semester to semester and on main campus and AZ Online.

oDevelop course materials using evidence-based teaching practices for online course modalities.

oSource materials including apps, textbooks, software, and dissection kits (if needed) to create an active online learning environment.

oSupervise and train graduate teaching assistants for online course offerings.

oCommunicate and coordinate with the PSIO 201 and PSIO 202 course directors and lab coordinators.

  • Teach or co-teach PSIO 201 during fall, spring and summer in person or online depending on department needs.
  • Teach or co-teach PSIO 202 during fall, spring, and summer in person or online depending on department needs.
    Teach PSIO 295R (Exploring Physiological Research).
oTeach this one credit class for sophomores enrolled in the ‘Physiological Research and Innovation’ emphasis area in the Physiology and Medical Sciences major starting in academic year 2022-2023.

Minimum Qualifications:

• Doctoral degree in a biological science field AND twoyears of teaching experience including online teaching experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

*Ph.D. in physiology or related field AND three years of experience teaching undergraduate students including online teaching experience.*Experience in ordering, operating and trouble-shooting physiology laboratory equipment.*Good computer skills, including familiarity with word processing, spreadsheet, and database programs.*Familiarity with online teaching programs (Panopto, PlayPosit, etc), anatomy apps, software and other resources that can be incorporated into the Human Anatomy and Physiology course.*Ability to effectively communicate orally and in writing, with individuals and groups.*Experience in course development.*Great organizational skills.

Rank :

Lecturer

Tenure Information:

Non-Career-Track (NTE)

FLSA:

Exempt

Full Time/Part Time:

Full Time

Number of Hours Worked per Week:

40

Job FTE:

1.0

Work Calendar:

Fiscal

Job Category:

Faculty

Benefits Eligible:

Yes - Full Benefits

Rate of Pay:

$48,000 - $50,000

Compensation Type:

salary at 1.0 full-time equivalency (FTE)

Type of criminal background check required::

Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive)

Number of Vacancies:

1

Target Hire Date:

Expected End Date:

Contact Information for Candidates:

Claudia Stanescu | [email protected]

Open Date:

5/27/2021

Open Until Filled:

Yes

Documents Needed to Apply:

Curriculum Vitae (CV), Cover Letter, and Two Additional Documents

Special Instructions to Applicant:

Please include 3 references and a statement of teaching philosophy.

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 and a Native American/Alaska Native-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.

Organization

As Arizona’s First University, founded in 1885, the University of Arizona now serves nearly 46,000 students, from undergraduates to doctoral candidates. A public land grant university, we work together to expand human potential, explore new horizons, and enrich life for all.

We constantly strive to be a best-in-class place to learn, research, and work. We educate innovative, adaptive learners and problem solvers who are prepared to lead meaningful lives and improve society in the Fourth Industrial Revolution Economy. Our Strategic Plan details how we intend to drive social, cultural, and economic impact, in Arizona and across the world.

As a Research I university and member of the Association of American Universities, the University of Arizona hosts two medical schools as well as the only veterinary college in Arizona. More than 16,500 faculty, staff, and graduate students produce over $687 million in research annually, ranking us among the top 20 public research universities in the nation.

Transdisciplinary research excellence – the true seamless integration across disciplinary university-community boundaries – is an undergirding philosophy deeply rooted in our history. Notably, our BIO5 Institute brings together scientists from agriculture, medicine, pharmacy, basic science, and engineering to treat disease, feed humanity, and preserve livable environments.

We strive for excellence in all our 200-plus undergraduate majors and 150 graduate programs. Our faculty are renowned for ground-breaking research in astronomy and planetary sciences; climate, environment, and solar energy; cancer and biotechnology; optical sciences; electrical and computer engineering; and management information systems. Research us yourself on our interactive FactBook.

As Arizona public employees, we enjoy comprehensive benefits. Among these are a choice of retirement plans, high-quality medical insurance subsidized at 85% of cost; and dental, vision, short- and long-term disability, and life insurance plans. An unusually generous qualified tuition reduction program is one of the benefits our employees, their spouses or domestic partners, and children value most.

Who We Are

Our core values proclaim who our Wildcat community is and what we stand for:

Integrity: Be honest, respectful, and just.

Compassion: Choose to care.

Exploration: Be insatiably curious.

Adaptation: Stay open-minded and eager for what’s next.

Inclusion: Harness the power of diversity.

Determination: Bear down! (Yes, there’s a story here.)

Where We Are

Our Main and Health Sciences campuses are located near downtown Tucson. In addition, we operate a College of Applied Science & Technology in southeastern Arizona, a Biomedical Campus in Phoenix, a Veterinary College north of Tucson, and extension offices in every Arizona county. Despite a metro population of 1 million people, Tucson retains the feel of a small town where everyone knows one another. Ringed by mountains, blessed with abundant sunshine, and recognized as a bicycle-friendly city, Tucson is ideal for outdoor exploration. The second largest city in Arizona also offers cultural, artistic, and social amenities to feed your insatiable curiosity. Emblematic of the desert Southwest, the Sonoran Desert is a region steeped in Native American and Latina/o culture.

Diversity Profile

Our Commitment to Inclusive Excellence

The University of Arizona sits on the homeland of the Tohono O’odham, the Desert People. In 1775, the Spanish Presidio San Agustín de Tucsón displaced the Native people from the floodplain of the Santa Cruz River. With Mexican Independence in 1821, Tucson became part of the Mexican state of Sonora, and might still be so but for the 1853 Gadsden Purchase.

The University of Arizona takes advantage of our unique location and history through initiatives from cross-border collaborative research in arid lands and water management to workshops for women entrepreneurs in Sonora.

The Native Peoples Technical Assistance Office serves as a liaison between Native nations and the research arm of the university, focused on building capacity and research support for tribal community development.

The university of Arizona is proud to be a federally designated Hispanic Serving Institution and one of 9 US institutions to receive the inaugural Seal of Excelencia for demonstrating positive Latina/o student outcomes. We rank No. 1 for the number of doctoral degrees awarded to Native American students, and No. 9 for the number awarded to Latina/o students.

Student success, particularly educational equity for historically underserved groups, is an institutional priority. We have more than 10,000 First Cats (first-generation college students). The Strategic Alternative Learning Techniques (SALT) Center is nationally recognized for its innovative and successful academic support programs for students with learning and attention challenges.

The University of Arizona has many student cultural clubs and organizations. View the list on the Equity, Inclusion, and Title IX website.

These are some of our cutting-edge centers and programs:

Arizona Hispanic Center of Excellence (AZ-HCOE) works to increase the number of Latina/o physicians, enhance health research serving Latinas/os, and improve the cultural competency of health care services in Latina/o communities.

Binational Migration Institute (BMI) is an association of US and Mexican scholars researching the consequences of immigration enforcement policies on Latina/o communities.

Institute for LGBT Studies develops curriculum, promotes research, and presents public programming addressing the histories, politics, and cultures of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people.

Institute for the Study of Religion and Culture (ISRC) serves as a research and outreach center focused on the role of religion in international politics.

Native American Research and Training Center (NARTC) conducts health-related research and training projects to help improve quality of life for Native Americans.

Native Nations Institute (NNI) conducts policy analysis and research dedicated to building capable Native nations.

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