[CogSci] Lecturer position in the Cognitive Science Program at the University of Arizona

Lai, Vicky Tzuyin - (tzuyinlai) tzuyinlai at arizona.edu
Sat Sep 4 11:16:20 PDT 2021

The Cognitive Science Program at the University of Arizona is seeking a full-time lecturer for a career track faculty position beginning in Fall 2021 to begin teaching in the Spring 2022 semester. The selected candidate will be responsible for teaching undergraduate classes in the Cognitive Science and Neuroscience major, including but not limited to Fundamentals of Cognitive Science and Neuroscience, Issues and Themes in Cognitive Science. Methods in Cognitive Science and Modeling the Mind. Candidates should have prior experience teaching undergraduate courses in these fields and be able to teach for both in-person and online delivery.

Duties & Responsibilities:
Carry a teaching load of up to 18 credits per academic year.
Prepare and update course materials.
Carry out all activities related to teaching.
Supervise, train and evaluate graduate teaching assistants and preceptors.
Participate in other activities related to undergraduate teaching.
Hold regular office hours.
Participate in faculty meetings

Minimum Qualifications: Ph.D. in Cognitive Science, Psychology, or related field.
Preferred Qualifications: Experience teaching large in-person courses; experience with online teaching.

Please submit the following documents:
1. CV
2. Cover Letter
3. A Statement of Teaching Philosophy in the 'Additional Document' slot
4. A Sample of Student Evaluations in the 'Additional Document' slot
5. Letter of Recommendation from an academic supervisor in the 'Additional Document' slot

See more position details, benefits, and the link to submit application here: https://arizona.csod.com/ux/ats/careersite/4/home/requisition/6446?c=arizona

Diversity statement: At the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. As an Hispanic-serving institution and a Native American/Alaska Native-serving institution, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we provide equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.

Vicky Tzuyin Lai

Pronouns: She/her/hers

Assistant Professor

Department of Psychology | Cognitive Science Program

University of Arizona


Land acknowledgement: We respectfully acknowledge the University of Arizona is on the land and territories of Indigenous peoples. Today, Arizona is home to 22 federally recognized tribes, with Tucson being home to the O'odham and the Yaqui. Committed to diversity and inclusion, the University strives to build sustainable relationships with sovereign Native Nations and Indigenous communities through education offerings, partnerships, and community service.

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