Assistant Instructor-Fixed Term

Michigan State University
April 06, 2025
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Assistant Instructor-Fixed Term

Apply now Job no: 853687 Work type: Faculty/Academic Staff Major Administrative Unit / College: College Of Natural Science Department: Physiology Natural Science 10032668 Sub Area: FAS- Fac./Acad Staff Salary: 55000.00 Location: East Lansing Categories: Education/Training, Research/Scientific, Fixed Term Academic Staff, 1/2 Time (50-64.9%), Union

Position Summary

The primary focus of this position is to assist faculty with courses within the undergraduate physiology and/or neuroscience program. The successful applicant's duties could include in-class instruction of students (laboratory or classroom), conducting recitations sessions, assisting faculty in student evaluations and assessments, meeting with students outside of class and/or contributing to curriculum development; the exact responsibilities will depend on the course assignment. The position requires an individual with extensive knowledge of systems physiology and/or neuroscience, demonstrated success as a student in biological sciences, neuroscience, and/or laboratory courses, and excellent communication skills. Experience in active learning classrooms is desired. It would be highly advantageous for the candidate to have previous experience assisting with undergraduate courses in physiology, neuroscience, or a related field. The successful candidate will have excellent oral and written communication skills, possess strong organizational skills, and the ability to work cooperatively with a diverse population of students, staff, and faculty. The position is funded for one semester only.

Position is planned to recur every Fall Semester

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, age, disability or protected veteran status.

Required Degree

Bachelors -Physiology, Neuroscience

Desired Degree

Masters -Physiology, Neuroscience

Minimum Requirements

A Bachelor's degree in Physiology, Neuroscience or related field is required and must be completed by the start date. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Experience with learning management systems such as D2L, Microsoft Teams, Google Classroom. Physiology and/or Neuroscience content knowledge. Experience working in a team.

Required Application Materials

CV, Cover letter (with a paragraph describing your interest in the position and how it would fit with your short and long-term goals, as well as how your prior experience would prepare you for the job), contact information for three (3 professional or academic references.

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Department Statement

The discipline of physiology is uniquely positioned among the biomedical sciences to span the gulf between exploring the most fundamental aspects of biology and the most practical and applied problems of human and animal health. Faculty in the Physiology Department at Michigan State University work to understand how the vast array of molecular and cellular events successfully integrate to define the phenomenon of human existence.

MSU Statement

Michigan State University has been advancing the common good with uncommon will for more than 160 years. One of the top research universities in the world, MSU pushes the boundaries of discovery and forges enduring partnerships to solve the most pressing global challenges while providing life-changing opportunities to a diverse and inclusive academic community through more than 200 programs of study in 17 degree-granting colleges.

Advertised: Apr 6, 2023 Eastern Daylight Time Applications close: Apr 6, 2025 Eastern Daylight Time

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