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  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Nebraska


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Position Information

Working TitleAssistant Professor of Practice - Human PhysiologyDepartmentSchool of Biological Sciences-1076Requisition NumberF_190181Posting Open Date10/07/2019Application Review Date: (To ensure consideration, please submit all application materials before review date)11/22/2019Posting Close DateOpen Until FilledYesDescription of WorkThe School of Biological Sciences at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln is seeking applications for an Assistant Professor of Practice in Biology. This is a non-tenure track position with a renewable three-year contract. The position has a primary instructional role and includes a small research/scholarship component. The successful candidate is expected to establish a strong instructional record by contributing to the undergraduate teaching mission of the School of Biological Sciences. The candidate will be expected to teach two high-enrollment courses or sections of a course in human physiology and human biology per semester, with the possibility of developing other courses of interest to the candidate. Additional areas of instructional expertise could include Cellular Biology, Physiology, Microbiology, Human Anatomy, or other Human Health-related subjects. Prior experience could include instruction in large biology-related lectures, coordination of teaching laboratory classes, and research on college biology education. The candidate will benefit from interacting with the active community of faculty engaged in teaching and learning research within the School and across STEM departments at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. The School of Biological Sciences is committed to enhancing the diversity of the campus community and the curriculum. Candidates who can contribute to this goal are encouraged to apply.

Minimum Required QualificationsPh.D. completed in an area of biology or biology education, or a related discipline.

Preferred QualificationsOne year of teaching experience as an instructor of record, and a demonstrable commitment to college-level science education.

Pre-Placement Driving Record Review RequiredCriminal History Background Check RequiredNoPosted SalaryHow to ApplyClick “Apply for this Job” and complete the faculty form. Attach the following:
1) a letter of application
2) a Curriculum Vitae
3) a statement of teaching strategies, experiences, and interests
4) evidence of excellent teaching, preferably in large enrollment courses
5) a statement of strengths and experiences in the area of diversity and inclusion
6) a summary of research experience, preferably associated with teaching
7) the names and contact information for three references familiar with your instructional abilities.

Combine the statements/evidence/summary into a single document and attach as “Other Document.”

Questions regarding the application process may be sent to

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For questions or accommodations related to this position contactPlease call Michael Herman at 402-472-6676

Job CategoryJob Category (old)Faculty Non-Tenure LeadingJob Type9 Month Position funded by grant or other form of temporary funding?NoIf Temporary, indicate end datePlanned Hire DateFall 2020Appointment End DateSupplemental QuestionsRequired fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

Required DocumentsRequired Documents
- Cover Letter
- Curriculum Vitae
- Other Document
- List of References

Optional Documents

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