2-year full time teaching appointment in neuroscience, health, and disease - University of Toronto St. George

Job Type: 
Part-Time or Visiting Faculty
University of Toronto

The Human Biology Program at the University of Toronto, St. George Campus, invites applications for a two-year, full-time teaching-stream appointment with a focus on neuroscience, health and disease.  The appointment will be at the rank of Lecturer in the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology and will begin July 1, 2015 and end June 30, 2017, with the possibility of renewal.

Applicants must have a PhD at the time of appointment or shortly thereafter in Neuroscience or a closely related discipline with demonstrated evidence of expertise in the field of molecular and cellular neurobiology as it relates to neural structure, function or behaviour. Evidence of excellence in teaching, including lecture preparation and delivery, curriculum development, and development of online material/lectures, is required. Evidence for engaging in pedagogical scholarship would be considered and asset.
The successful candidate will be prepared to teach and develop content for a variety of undergraduate courses that include a large second-year neuroscience introductory course, a third-year neuroscience laboratory course, as well as smaller courses at the third- and fourth-year level in the general areas of neuroscience, health and disease.  Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
The University of Toronto is a large, three-campus institution in a vibrant, multiethnic region and has a very diverse student population. The Human Biology Program is an interdisciplinary undergraduate program of the Faculty of Arts & Science, and has several participating instructors from various units across multiple divisions, including the Faculty of Medicine. For more information about the Human Biology Program, please see our home page at http://www.hmb.utoronto.ca.
Qualified candidates are invited to apply by clicking on the link below. Applications should include a cover letter, teaching dossier (including statement of teaching philosophy, samples of course syllabi and prepared lecture material, samples of previous course assignments, and student evaluations) and curriculum vitae along with the names of three references. Application materials should be submitted online. Submission guidelines are available at http://uoft.me/how-to-apply.
We recommend combining attached documents in one or two files in PDF format:
(1) Cover letter, CV
(2) Teaching Dossier

Applicants should arrange for three letters of recommendation to be sent directly to Professor Vince Tropepe, Director, Human Biology Program, by email to [email protected], by the closing date April 27, 2015. If you have questions about the position, please contact [email protected].

The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from members of visible minority groups, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, members of sexual minority groups and others who may contribute to further diversification of ideas.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.