Lecturer, Neuroscience

Tucson, Arizona
$50,000 per year and benefits
November 09 2020
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type

The Department of Neuroscience at the University of Arizona invites applications for a Faculty Career-Track Lecturer position starting as early as January 2021. This career-track appointment is not eligible for tenure. Applicants holding a Ph.D. or equivalent degree and showing significant commitment to excellence in teaching are encouraged to apply. Successful candidates will be expected to teach 5 to 7 course hours per semester in the undergraduate Program in Neuroscience and Cognitive Science (NSCS) and contribute to efforts to recruit and retain at-risk students. This is a 9-month academic-year appointment, August to May.

The interdisciplinary NSCS program combines rigorous coursework with individualized research opportunities. Students in NSCS develop competence in the molecular, developmental, structural, functional, evolutionary, computational, systems, and medical aspects of the nervous system as well as the organization of the brain and its relation to physiological and cognitive processes.


Duties & Responsibilities

  • Teach 5-7 course hours per semester in the undergraduate Neuroscience and Cognitive Sciences program per academic year.
  • Help to develop new course offerings.
  • Coach and mentor students.
  • Maintain regularly scheduled office hours.
  • Meet and contribute regularly as part of an interdisciplinary faculty team.
  • Facilitate our efforts to recruit and retain under-represented students.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Ph.D. in Neuroscience or related Life Sciences.
  • Experience teaching advanced undergraduate students.