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The Neuroscience Institute at Georgia State University invites applications for the position of full-time Lecturer to begin August 2021. GSU is an innovative university located in downtown Atlanta and enjoys a diverse student body, which includes many first-generation college students. The Neuroscience Institute anticipates recruiting a broadly trained faculty member who can contribute effectively to undergraduate teaching and service. We have particular teaching needs for courses supporting the B.S. in Neuroscience, such as our Course-based Undergraduate Research Experience (CURE) laboratory courses and upper-level electives including – but not limited to – neuroanatomy, developmental neuroscience, sensory neuroscience, neuroscience of memory, and statistics for neuroscience. This position includes a service component that may involve program/course assessments and curriculum development. This nine-month salaried position with full state benefits and eligibility for promotion includes options for additional salary through summer teaching in various Neuroscience Institute programs. The College of Arts & Sciences supports faculty professional success through mentoring programs and representation of faculty from all ranks in college-level program development. GSU is an institutional member of the National Center for Faculty Development & Diversity.

Position: Lecturer
Organization: Georgia State University
Location: Atlanta,  GA 
United States
Posting Start Date: 8/15/2021
Date Posted: 3/17/2021

A Ph.D. in neuroscience or a related field at the time of hire and experience with teaching undergraduate neuroscience-related coursework are required. Our department is committed to developing a diverse faculty who reflect our student body, so women and members of groups underrepresented in neuroscience are especially encouraged to apply. Applicants with demonstrated effectiveness in teaching diverse students are also of particular interest. Applicants should submit 1) a letter of application (maximum 3-pages) that discusses their professional accomplishments, future goals, and philosophy of teaching that explicitly addresses their readiness for effectively teaching Georgia State’s highly diverse student body, 2) evidence of teaching effectiveness (e.g., evaluations of instructor, learning outcomes data, and pedagogical publications), 3) a curriculum vitae, and 4) the names and contact information for three references. Applications can be submitted electronically in PDF format to nisearchcommittee@gsu.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Applications received by March 25, 2021 will receive full consideration.

Georgia State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against applicants due to race, ethnicity, gender, veteran status, or on the basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

Status: This listing expires on: 6/15/2021
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Georgia State University
Petit Science Center, 145 Piedmont Ave SE
Neuroscience Institute
Atlanta,  GA 30303
United States
Erica Tracey Akhter