University of Oregon
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Work type:Faculty – Career
Categories:Biology/Life Sciences, Natural Science, Instruction, Human Physiology
Department: CAS Human Physiology
Annual Basis: 9 Month
Review of Applications Begins
May 1, 2023; position open until filled
Special Instructions to Applicants
Applicants should submit the items below:
• Cover letter.
• Curriculum vitae.
• A statement of teaching, no more than 1 page, describing how you will contribute to teaching excellence (https://teaching.uoregon.edu/resources/teaching-excellence) and innovation at UO, including your experience with and plans for inclusive and research-informed teaching and mentoring.
• A statement focusing on your knowledge, experience, and future plans related to diversity, equity, and inclusion, no more than 1 page. Please describe your experience with successful mentoring, teaching, or outreach aimed at reducing barriers for under-represented groups, and specific plans for how you will contribute to our department’s goal to create a diverse and inclusive community. These specific plans may include engagement with current campus programs, new on-campus activities, or through national or off-campus organizations.
• Names and contact information for three professional references, two of which need to be teaching references, to be contacted for letters of recommendation.
The Department of Human Physiology at the University of Oregon is seeking an innovative instructor to join a growing nationally-recognized program that provides a flexible curriculum and an engaging learning environment for over 1,000 undergraduate majors who aspire to be professionals in health science fields such as medicine, physical therapy, occupational therapy, nursing, dentistry, pharmacy, education, and research.
This is a Non-Tenure Track Career Instructor position, with specific teaching needs including undergraduate classes in Anatomy, Human Physiology, Research Methods, Medical Terminology, and related General Science credit courses (https://cas.uoregon.edu/physiology/courses). Special consideration will be given to candidates with strong backgrounds in systems physiology including nerve, muscle, cardiovascular, respiratory, metabolic, and/or exercise physiology.
The successful candidate will be expected to engage in departmental and university service, work effectively with faculty, staff, and students with diverse backgrounds, participate in student advising, and be a leader in evidence-based pedagogy for the Department of Human Physiology.
• Master’s Degree in Human Physiology or a related field.
• Demonstrated excellence in teaching and learning strategies at the university level.
• Ph.D. in Human Physiology, or a related field.
• Background in systems physiology including nerve, muscle, cardiovascular, respiratory, metabolic, and/or exercise physiology.
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The University of Oregon is proud to offer a robust benefits package to eligible employees, including health insurance, retirement plans and paid time off. For more information about benefits, visit http://hr.uoregon.edu/careers/about-benefits .
The University of Oregon is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution committed to cultural diversity and compliance with the ADA. The University encourages all qualified individuals to apply, and does not discriminate on the basis of any protected status, including veteran and disability status. The University is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees with disabilities. To request an accommodation in connection with the application process, please contact us at [email protected] or 541-346-5112.
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