|Primary Duties and|
The Belmont University Fellow in Fellow in Neuroscience to join the growing Neuroscience program. We are
looking for a candidate who is passionate about undergraduate education and
looking to aid in developing unique course offerings in their field of
expertise. Under the guidance and
supervision of a faculty member in Neuroscience, the Fellow will engage in both
teaching and research. The Belmont University Fellow in Neuroscience will be
appointed to a 12-month, full-time contract with University benefits. This
contract/position is renewable up to one year with approval from the Dean.
credit hour equivalent teaching load per academic year (6 per semester); three credit
hour equivalent teaching load per summer semester
- The Belmont University Fellow in Neuroscience will teach Introduction to Neuroscience, General Psychology with or without Scientific Psychology Lab, Research Methods and/or other courses related to neuroscience of their particular expertise when needed
with faculty mentor, Dean Spence, Assoc. Dean Ragsdale and students in research
and other class-related scholarly projects
in activities to support the goal of building a culturally diverse and
pluralistic campus community
in scholarly activity and professional development
in meetings and assessment at the department, school, college, and university
- The above statements describe the job’s essential responsibilities and requirements. They are not an exhaustive list of the duties that may be assigned to job incumbents.
Candidates should provide/upload the following along with your application:
- Prepare a cover letter that identifies your interest in attaining the Teaching Fellowship and what skills make you a great candidate.
- Prepare a comprehensive academic CV.
- Prepare a one-page essay of about 300-400 words that describes your teaching philosophy. This should incorporate concrete examples of what you have done or anticipate doing in a classroom setting or in preparation for working in a classroom setting. You should also express your interest and inclusion of undergraduate populations in the classroom.
- Prepare a 1 page research statement, describing your research to date and how you could incorporate undergraduate students in such activities.
- Prepare a one-page essay of about 300-400 words that describes how your Christian faith informs and influences your personal and professional life, how it plays a role in your interest in joining Belmont University, and how it will help you contribute to Belmont University given our mission, vision, and values statements. Attach an electronic version of your CV, cover letter, response to Belmont’s Mission, Vision, and Value, and teaching philosophy in order to complete the online application process. Our mission, vision and values statements may be found at http://www.belmont.edu/about/mission.html
|Required Qualifications:||Belmont University seeks to attract and retain highly qualified faculty and staff that share the University's values and will contribute to its mission and vision to be a leader among teaching universities bringing together the best of liberal arts and professional education in a Christian community of learning and service. |
- Demonstrate a record of excellence
in designing and teaching undergraduate courses in neuroscience, psychology,
biology and/or a related field.
- Demonstrate strong research skills
and have the ability to incorporate undergraduates into the research schema.
- Demonstrate ability to advise,
instruct, manage, motivate, and evaluate students at the undergraduate level.
- Must be skilled in the use of
computers and Internet resources, especially Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint,
- Show ability to successfully interact
with students, other educators and educational institution representatives, and
the general public in a professional manner.
- Demonstrate excellent ability to
communicate verbally and in writing.