Employment Opportunities
Employment Opportunities
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ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF PRACTICE POSITION

The School of Biological Sciences at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln is seeking applications for an Assistant Professor of Practice in Biology. This is a non-tenure-track position with a renewable three-year contract. The position has a primary instructional role and includes a small research/scholarship component. The applicant will be expected to teach two high-enrollment courses or sections of a course in human physiology and human biology per semester, with the possibility of developing other courses of interest to the candidate. Additional areas of instructional expertise could include Cellular Biology, Physiology, Microbiology, Human Anatomy, or other Human Health-related subjects. Prior experience could include instruction in large biology-related lecture, coordination of teaching laboratory classes, and research on college biology education. The applicant will benefit from interacting with the active community of faculty engaged in teaching and learning research within the School and across STEM departments at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. The School of Biological Sciences is committed to enhancing the diversity of the campus community and the curriculum. Candidates who can contribute to this goal are encouraged to apply. Minimum qualifications include a PhD in Biology or related disciplines. Preferred qualifications include one year of teaching experience as an instructor of record, and a demonstrable commitment to college-level science education.

Lincoln, Nebraska boasts an outstanding quality of life that includes a vibrant downtown with lively music and art scene and a collection of over 120 parks and 130 miles of bike trails, plus a low cost of living. To learn more about the University of Nebraska and the School of Biological Sciences, visit http://biosci.unl.edu

Applicants should go to http://employment.unl.edu (search for requisition number F_190181), (1) complete the Faculty Academic/administrative Information form, attach (2) a letter of application, (3) a Curriculum Vitae, (4) a statement of teaching strategies, experiences, and interests, (5) evidence of excellent teaching preferably in large enrollment courses, (6) a statement of strengths and experiences in the area of diversity and inclusion, (7) a summary of research experience preferably associated with teaching, and (8) include the names and contact information for three references familiar with your instructional abilities. Questions regarding the application process may be sent to biologysearch@unl.edu. Review of applications will begin on November 8, 2019 and continue until the position is filled or the search is closed. As an EO/AA employer, qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation. See: http://www.unl.edu/equity/notice-nondiscrimination.

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR POSITION

The School of Biological Sciences at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln invites applications for a tenure-track, assistant professor position in Behavioral Neurobiology. This is an academic-year position for a scientist who studies the neurobiological basis of behavior. 

The successful candidate will demonstrate a strong record of success in using advanced molecular, cellular, biochemical, physiological, genetic or genomic approaches to study the neurobiological mechanisms that underlie animal behavior. Preferred candidates will use organismal and experimental approaches in model or non-model animals and will complement existing research expertise in the School of Biological Sciences (https://biosci.unl.edu/research-areas) by adding neurobiological approaches. Applicants should have demonstrated success in conducting research that integrates across multiple levels of biological organization. The successful candidate will be expected to establish a nationally recognized and extramurally funded research program and to contribute to the undergraduate and graduate teaching missions of the School of Biological Sciences by developing course offerings in neurobiology and related fields. A PhD (or equivalent) and experience in neurobiology is required. A minimum of two years of postdoctoral research and classroom teaching experience is preferred.

The successful candidate will receive a competitive start-up package and will have the opportunity to work with an accomplished group of behavioral biologists in the School of Biological Sciences, and other neurobiologists in the Department of Psychology (psychology.unl.edu), the Center for Brain, Biology, and Behavior (http://cb3.unl.edu/research/), and other units across the UNL campus. The School of Biological Sciences works to provide a collegial, friendly, and welcoming place to work. We are committed to enhancing the diversity of the school, the campus community and the curriculum. Candidates who can contribute to this goal are encouraged to apply. The city of Lincoln, Nebraska boasts an outstanding quality of life that includes a vibrant downtown with lively music and art scene and a collection of over 120 parks and 130 miles of bike trails, plus a low cost of living. To learn more about the University of Nebraska and the School of Biological Sciences, visit biosci.unl.edu.

Applicants should go to http://employment.unl.edu, search for requisition number F_190180 complete the Faculty Academic/administrative Information form, attach a cover letter, a Curriculum Vitae, a research statement that summarizes experience and includes future plans, a statement of teaching strategies/experience/interests, a statement of strengths and experiences in the area of diversity and inclusion, and include the names and contact information for three references. Questions regarding the application process may be sent to biologysearch@unl.edu. Review of applications will begin on 11/08/2019 and continue until the position is filled or the search is closed. As an EO/AA employer, qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, marital status, and/or political affiliation. See: http://www.unl.edu/equity/notice-nondiscrimination.