Associate Adjunct Professor

Davis, California
based off experience level
February 15 2019
Health Sciences
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Job Type

Associate Adjunct Professor

The Department of Physiology and Membrane Biology at the University of California, Davis, School of Medicine seeks to fill one full-time position in the Associate Adjunct Professor series with responsibilities that include carrying our high-level innovative teaching in the areas consistent with the broad goals of the department. The appointee may be assigned both upper and lower division courses as assigned in conjunctions with both the College of Biological Sciences and the Chair of the Department of Neurobiology, Physiology, and Behavior.

Basic Qualifications
Applicants should hold a Ph.D. and/or M.D. degree, and have documented success in some or all of the following areas as related to Physiology: a)innovative teaching methods for large enrollment undergraduate courses, b) use of evidence-based teaching practices, c) use of modern instructional technology, d) ability to identify, assess, and develop effective teaching strategies fir diverse student populations, (i.e. ethnic minority, first generation college students, etc.) e) conducting applied education research, especially as related to student engagement and working with diverse populations as consistent with a successful scholarship of teaching and learning.

The successful candidate will have a leadership role in the scholarship of teaching and learning, working with other faculty to develop, implement and assess new pedagogical initiatives, and develop a successful discipline-based education research program in physiology with a primary focus on cellular signaling, neural developments and aging, as well as the neurobiology of addiction. The appointee will also be expected to demonstrate continued growth and enhance their value to both the department and the University. Examples of professional growth include the following contributions and achievements; a) research and publication in the appointee's subject-matter discipline, b) pedagogical or curricular innovation, c) professional activity in professional organizations, and d) academic leadership within the department and beyond normal service obligations. Candidates must also have the ability to work cooperatively and collegially within a diverse environment and adhere to the University policies and procedures.

A complete application should include Curriculum Vitae, cover letter, a summary of research accomplishments and future plans, a description of teaching experience, two peer-reviewed papers, and the names of 3-5 individuals who can act as references. All applications must be submitted online at:

For full consideration, applications must be received by March 4, 2019. This position will remain open until filled, but no later than June 30, 2019.

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