Faculty Position in Integrative Physiology: Instructor – Physiology Lab Coordinator

Specialization — Expertise in physiology lab techniques, equipment and data acquisition systems plus the ability to supervise both graduate and undergraduate Teaching Assistants.

Rank — Non-tenure-track renewable-contract position at the level of instructor

Start Date — Full-time position begins August 18, 2014

Qualifications — (1) Either current knowledge of the science related to physiology, or aptitude for and willingness to learn the specifics; (2) Experience in personnel management, or demonstration of strong leadership skills; (3) Basic technical laboratory skills, including preparing solutions, handling potentially bio-hazardous materials and waste, and a willingness to learn how to troubleshoot data acquisition systems; (4) Commitment to student learning: ability to develop inquiry-based course activities and classroom structure so as to help diverse students develop their understanding of the scientific method; (5) Minimum education at the level of a master’s degree.

Responsibilities — (1) Coordinate 10-16 sections of Physiology Lab (IPHY 3435), an upper-division 2-credit laboratory course that is required for undergraduate majors in IPHY and for several post-baccalaureate clinical programs. Specific duties include designing curriculum, training graduate teaching assistants to teach the material, mentoring undergraduate teaching assistants to assist with the course, providing training or tracking of required environmental health and safety training for all lab personnel, managing supplies and equipment (purchasing, inventory, maintenance), course website administration, and lab protocol optimization. (2) Serve as faculty mentor to students doing independent studies or internships. (3) Perform department service as assigned.

General Information — Faculty roster for the Department of Integrative Physiology includes 23 tenured and tenure-eligible faculty and 9 instructors. The department offers BA, MS, and PhD degrees in integrative physiology. The undergraduate and graduate programs comprise ~1,900 and 70 students, respectively. For more details on the department and the university, visit our website (http://www.colorado.edu/intphys). The Boulder campus is one of three in the University of Colorado system.

Application Procedure — The position description can be found at www.colorado.edu/ArtsSciences/Jobs.  Applications are only accepted electronically at https://www.jobsatcu.com, posting # F01279. An application requires: (1) cover letter stating qualifications, relevant experience, and interest; (2) current curriculum vitae; (3) syllabi for any previous teaching experience; and (4) two letters of reference.

Review of the applications will begin on May 23, 2014 and continue until a candidate is identified. Additional information can be obtained by phone (303-492-3122), fax (303-492-4009), or e-mail (marsha.cook@colorado.edu). The University of Colorado Boulder is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to building a diverse workforce. We encourage applications from women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans. Alternative formats of this ad can be provided upon request for individuals with disabilities by contacting the ADA Coordinator at 303-492-1334.

 

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