The School of Biological Sciences , Department of Neurobiology, invites applications for a faculty position in Neurobiology at the tenure-track Assistant Teaching Professor level. The incumbent’s primary responsibilities will be to teach an undergraduate neurobiology laboratory course. We are particularly interested in candidates with experience in electrophysiology or a related field and in fostering equity and inclusion and student success in undergraduate science education programs. In addition to teaching and service, the incumbent will advance science education through professional activities such as conducting and disseminating pedagogical research in science teaching methodologies, initiating new teaching methods or courses, and/or participation in writing textbooks.
The School of Biological Sciences at UCSD is a vibrant center of scientific discovery, innovation, and collaboration. Our large research base spans many areas of biology and has one of the most celebrated graduate programs in the country. We are committed to academic excellence, and to enhancing access, inclusion and success of our diverse faculty, staff and students (http://diversity.ucsd.edu/; https://biology.ucsd.edu/diversity/).
All candidates must have earned a Ph.D. or equivalent degree and be committed to teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels. In addition to excellence and creativity in research and scholarship, successful candidates must also demonstrate a commitment to equity and inclusion in higher education. We are especially interested in candidates who have created or contributed to programs that aim to increase access and success of underrepresented students or faculty in the sciences, or have detailed plans to accomplish such goals. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and based on University of California pay scales.
Review of applications will commence on January 15, 2023 and will continue until position is filled.
Interested applicants must submit the following:
● Cover letter
● Curriculum vitae
● Statement of scholarly contributions - with an emphasis on education research to be done at UC San Diego (one page)
● Statement of teaching (one page)
● Statement on neurobiology & electrophysiology experience (one page)
● Statement describing past experience and leadership in fostering equity and diversity or their potential to make future contributions (one page). For information on preparing diversity statements and School-wide initiatives to promote diversity, see: http://facultydiversity.ucsd.edu/recruitment/contributions-to-diversity.html and https://biology.ucsd.edu/diversity/faculty-expectations.html.
● Three to five publications.
Please limit statements on scholarly contributions, teaching and electrophysiology to one page.
We understand that the COVID-19 pandemic may have had a substantial impact on academic productivity. In our academic hiring processes, we will be keeping this in mind as we consider achievement relative to opportunity. We encourage you to reflect on constraints on opportunity in your field that were caused by the events of the pandemic and where applicable, to discuss your achievements in this light.
Applicants need to submit 3-5 references.
Applications must be submitted through the University of California San Diego’s Academic Personnel RECRUIT System: https://apol-recruit.ucsd.edu/JPF03436
Further details about the required application material can be found at: http://biology.ucsd.edu/jobs/apply-lrf-lsoe.html
UCSD is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer with a strong institutional commitment to excellence through diversity (http://diversity.ucsd.edu). All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to gender, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age, or protected veteran status.
Apply Link: https://apol-recruit.ucsd.edu/JPF03436