University of Nebraska-Lincoln — Human Physiology Assistant Professor of Practice


The 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 applicant 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 lecture, coordination of teaching laboratory classes, and research on college biology education. The applicant 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 qualifications include a PhD in Biology or related disciplines. Preferred qualifications include one year of teaching experience as an instructor of record, and a demonstrable commitment to college-level science education.

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Applicants should go to (search for requisition number F_190181), (1) complete the Faculty Academic/administrative Information form, attach (2) a letter of application, (3) a Curriculum Vitae, (4) a statement of teaching strategies, experiences, and interests, (5) evidence of excellent teaching preferably in large enrollment courses, (6) a statement of strengths and experiences in the area of diversity and inclusion, (7) a summary of research experience preferably associated with teaching, and (8) include the names and contact information for three references familiar with your instructional abilities. Questions regarding the application process may be sent to Review of applications will begin on November 8, 2019 and continue until the position is filled or the search is closed. As an EO/AA employer, qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation. See: