Erik Cordes and Alexis Weinnig were interviewed for an article that appeared front page above-the-fold in the NYT Science section. Heres a link:
Read the latest Biology Department Newsletter on line or download it (Bio_S18 Update_final.pdf)
Here is a link to the PDF with more information about the position:
Assistant Professor of Biology - Practice Track
The Department of Biology and the Post-Baccalaureate Pre-Health programs of the College of Science & Technology at Temple University seek to hire an Assistant Professor of Biology, Practice Track. The successful candidate will provide critical instruction in neurophysiology, as well as provide instructional and administrative support for the Post-Baccalaureate Pre-Health programs. Duties will include the development of curricula for the Pre-Physician Assistant (PA) and Pre-Pharmacy programs, including courses in anatomy & physiology, microbiology, and immunology. Other duties involve student advising and career planning, participating in all phases of application and admissions processes, as well as alumni stewardship and additional activities as assigned. Applicants must have a doctoral degree in the biological sciences and at least seven years of experience in biological sciences instruction, and in student advising.
Required Skills & Abilities
TheDepartment of Biology seeks qualified applicants for afull-time, non-tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant/Associate Professor level, commencing July 1, 2018. The position will involveteaching in the departmental undergraduate curriculum, with a particular focuson upper-division neuroscience courses. Qualifications of competitive candidates include a doctoral degree in the biological sciences and demonstratedteaching experience in the area of neuroscience. Recent research experience isalso desirable.
Applicants should submit to Tania.Stephens@temple.edu: a single pdf attachment that contains(i) a cover letter that includes a personal statement of qualification for the position, (ii) a curriculumvitae, including a description of teaching accomplishments (iii) a syllabus including goals andstudent outcomes for a proposed or previously taught neuroscience course,and (iv) the names and contact information of three references. Review of application files will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Temple University is an equal opportunity, equal access, affirmative action employer committed to achieving a diverse community (AA,EOE, m/f/d/v).
Acid Horizon (https://acidhorizon.com/), a documentary film featuring Erik Cordes and directed by Ivan Hurzeler, will have its world premiere showings on March 2 & 3 this year at the Santa Barbara Film Festival.