Non-Tenure Track Lecturer in Human and Evolutionary Biology

University of Southern California in California

Date Posted January 4, 2017
Type Non tenure track

DEPARTMENT OF BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES

Teaching-Track Faculty position

The Human and Evolutionary Biology section within the Department of Biological Sciences, in the Dana and David Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles, California, seeks applications for a full-time teaching-track teaching lecturer position for the 2017-18 academic year. The section oversees the Human Biology major, which seeks to educate students with respect to the structure and function of the human organism within the context of development, environment, pathology and evolution. Towards this end, we seek a scholar who has experience teaching courses in the following areas: Anatomy, Physiology, and Exercise Physiology. Initial appointments are fixed-term, with the possibility of renewal contingent on need, performance and review by the department faculty, its chair, section head, and the Dornsife deans. Dornsife provides opportunities for promotion based on demonstrated teaching excellence and service to the program, school, and university.

Applicants must have a Ph.D. in a relevant field, e.g. Physiology, Biology, Kinesiology, or Neuroscience, with demonstrated teaching experience in one of these areas. Please submit a cover letter, CV, verified teaching evaluation scores for the past two years and the names of three referees who may be contacted by USC for letters of reference that speak to your teaching abilities. Questions may be directed to Elsie Reyes elsie@usc.edu. Applications will be reviewed immediately and continue until the position is filled. In order to be considered for this position, applicants are required to submit an electronic USC application; follow this job link or paste in a browser: http://jobs.usc.edu/postings/80335 .

USC is an equal-opportunity educator and employer, proudly pluralistic and firmly committed to providing equal opportunity for outstanding persons of every race, gender, creed and background. The University particularly encourages women, members of underrepresented groups, veterans and individuals with disabilities to apply. USC will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship. Further information is available by contacting uschr@usc.edu.

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