Teaching Assistant Professor

Raleigh, Wake County
Jun 05, 2014
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
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Position Number: 00104011

Primary Function of Organization Unit: The mission of the Physiology Program is to establish an environment promoting excellence in research and teaching by training a new generation of physiologists with a broad knowledge of molecular, cellular, and integrative physiology through the development of independent thought and scientific investigation associated with important questions in organismic function. The enrollment growth experienced in the last five years supports the recognition and notoriety of the Physiology Graduate Program among students from across the country.

Essential Job Duties: This non-tenure track 12-month faculty position is considered 100% teaching with responsibility for developing and delivering graduate courses for the Physiology Graduation Program. The position will also advise Non-Thesis Master's students in the Physiology Graduate Program. PHY 503 and PHY 504 are Graduate level courses in Comprehensive and Integrative Physiology focusing on Muscular, Cardiovascular, Nervous, Alimentary, Renal, Respiratory and Endocrine Systems. PHY 503 is offered in the fall semester and PHY 504 is offered in the spring semester.

Minimum Education/Experience: Ph.D. degree in Biological Sciences or closely related field.

Department Required Skills : Demonstrated capabilities in course design, course material development, successful engagement of students in the learning process, and development and use of assessment tools.

Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education: Postdoctoral experience preferred. A demonstrated interest in course and curriculum development, and a demonstrated ability to work closely with other faculty in course development and coordination across courses preferred. Research background preferred.

Necessary Licenses and Certifications: N/A

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