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Requisition # 71132

Position Basics


Type of PositionOTHER
Advertising Ends on:Extended Until Position is Filled
Advertising Started on:Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017
College:College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Department:Health and Human Physiology

Salary


Salary:Commensurate

Position Details


Full/Part Time Status:Part Time
Position Description:

The University of Iowa’s Department of Health and Human Physiology invites applications for a 50% time, non-tenured Instructional Faculty (Lecturer) position in Scientific Writing for the academic year 2017-18, beginning August 2017, January 2018, or August 2018 renewable for a total of three years (2017-2020 or 2018-2021) and renewable thereafter in three year increments. Applications are sought from candidates with a demonstrated potential for outstanding teaching in writing with an emphasis on science. Duties of this position include teaching and undergraduate advising



Instructional Topics include: Professional resumes (curricula vitae), application letters for employment, personal statements, popular science essays and articles, primary research articles, dissertations (MS and PhD theses), scientific posters, research grant applications and others.



In 2016, the University of Iowa adopted a new policy governing the rights and responsibilities of Instructional Faculty, including the addition of promotion criteria and ranks. For more information about The University of Iowa Instructional Faculty policy: https://provost.uiowa.edu/instructional-faculty-track-appointments.



The Department of Health and Human Physiology and the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences are strongly committed to diversity; the strategic plans of the University and College reflect this commitment. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran. The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

Education Requirement:

Terminal degree in the area of expertise (e.g., an MFA in creative writing, or a doctoral degree) in hand by the start date.

Required Qualifications:

Strong background in a scientific discipline, as well as other educational qualifications appropriate for the position and evidence of potential in teaching, which can be demonstrated through experience in classroom teaching, pedagogically-related advising or mentoring, curriculum development, or other means.

Desirable Qualifications:

Potential for outstanding teaching in writing about the sciences demonstrated by a strong background in professional writing, with a track record of publications in areas such as creative writing, nonfiction-essayistic writing, research grants, scientific online blogs, or scientific publications for the general audience in the public press.


Online Application Required Documents


 Curriculum Vitae
Name and Contact Information of References
Letter of Interest
Supporting Attachments
 Number of References:  3

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Contact Information


Contact:Melia R Pieper
Clas-Health & Human Physiology
FIELD HOUSE
225 GRAND AVE S
E109 FH
IOWA CITY, IA 52242
Department URL: https://clas.uiowa.edu/hhp/



The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran. The University also affirms its commitment to providing equal opportunities and equal access to University facilities. Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply for all employment vacancies. For additional information on nondiscrimination policies, contact the Coordinator of Title IX and Section 504, and the ADA in The Office of Equal Opportunity and Diversity, 319/335-0705 (voice) or 319/335-0697 (text), The University of Iowa, 202 Jessup Hall, Iowa City, Iowa, 52242-1316.

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