The Department of Neuroscience at the University of Florida invites applications for a twelve-month non-tenure track position at the level of Lecturer. Although the anticipated hiring rank is Lecturer, a senior level appointment may be considered based upon experience in education.
Qualified candidates must have demonstrated excellence in teaching clinical neuroscience and neuroanatomy to professional students, including medical, dental and PhD level graduate students. The successful candidate will serve as a course director for graduate level courses focused on neuroanatomy, and will be responsible for organizing lectures and laboratory sessions. The successful candidate will engage in scholarly activities related to education and training, including teaching in graduate courses, advising and mentoring undergraduate and graduate students, participating in curriculum revision and enhancement. The Department is currently expanding our educational programs both in traditional and online instruction. Therefore, there will be exciting opportunities for leadership in other teaching and service activities as directed by the department chair. The assignment will be: 100% Education.
Primary course responsibility will include directing and teaching in:
BMS 6020 Clinical Neuroscience
GMS 6705 Functional Human Neuroanatomy
DEN 5120 Dental Physiology (Neurophysiology section)
A doctorate (foreign equivalent acceptable) in Neuroscience or closely related life science discipline, with training and experience in teaching human neuroanatomy is required. Candidates should have demonstrated excellent verbal and written communication skills, and professionalism in an academic setting. Candidates must be supportive of the teaching mission of the College of Medicine and the Department of Neuroscience.
To apply for this position please go to http://jobs.ufl.edu and apply for requisition #506502
Additional Salary Information: Salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications
Internal Number: 506501
About University of Florida Department of Neuroscience
The Department of Neuroscience at the University of Florida College of Medicine, the second oldest Neuroscience department in the country, with commitment to excellence in research and education concerning the role of the nervous system in health and disease. Our interdisciplinary research is enhanced by collaborative programs with the Departments of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry. Major research themes include studies on the physiology of brain aging and aging-associated cognitive decline; brain and spinal cord injury, and neural tissue plasticity and regeneration; neurodegenerative disorders such as Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, Huntington’s disease, Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis and demyelinating diseases. Members of our department are dedicated to providing an inspiring environment for scientific discovery for our trainees and the application of our findings for the development of therapies for neural disorders.