$60,000-75,000 (plus benefits), Depending on experience.
The Molecular, Cellular and Integrative Neuroscience (MCIN) Program is seeking to fill an Instructor level position that also includes the duties of Academic Support Coordinator. The selected individual will play a significant role in advising and instruction to undergraduate students in the university’s newly established program leading to a Bachelor of Science degree in Neuroscience (http://mcin.colostate.edu/Undergrad/). This will be a full time, special, administrative professional position. The primary functions will be to 1) teach undergraduate courses in Neuroscience and 2) provide support for both the students and program. Student support will be to foster successful transition into the university environment, encouraging timely graduation, and general academic advising. Program support includes assisting with student recruitment efforts. The teaching component will include contributions to instruction in two lecture-based courses, including summer session instruction.
This position, in collaboration with existing faculty, will play a critical role in promoting undergraduate student success. The selected individual will work directly with approximately 200 students majoring in both the Cell and Molecular Neuroscience track and the Behavioral and Cognitive Neuroscience track of the BS degree. This new position will be housed within the Department of Biomedical Sciences in the College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences.
QUALIFICATIONS Minimum: • PhD degree in the life sciences • Prior college level teaching experience in neuroscience or a related field • One or more years of professional experience working with students in a higher education setting to provide academic advising, and/or conducting student development activities such as orientation, multicultural affairs, residence life, and career services Desired: • PhD degree in a neuroscience field. • Research experience with cellular, molecular and cognitive neuroscience. • Excellent communication skills, including interpersonal communication, presentation, writing and computer skills • Demonstrated awareness and understanding of issues facing students from under-represented groups, experience with students from diverse backgrounds, and commitment to diversity • Self-motivated team player with demonstrated ability to prioritize multiple tasks and meet deadlines in a fast paced work environment • Prior experience within an interdisciplinary neuroscience program at the college level • Prior experience involving outreach activities targeting K-12
Submit a single pdf file containing a cover letter describing your education, experience, qualifications and skills, a resume, and the names of three references with complete contact information to Dr. Michael Tamkun, Director, MCIN. Send the file as an email attachment to Karen.Solomon@colostate.edu. Incomplete applications will not be considered.
For full consideration, materials must be received by 5:00 pm Mountain Standard Time on Friday, March 14, 2014. However, applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
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