Visiting TAP - BIOL 252

Updated: 3 months ago
Location: Chapel Hill, NORTH CAROLINA

Posting Details

Posting Information

Position Type Visiting / Part-time Faculty
Working Title Visiting TAP - BIOL 252
Department Biology - 318200
Vacancy ID F001876
Salary Range
Full-time/Part-time Part Time
If part-time, hours per week 16
Faculty Posting Category Teaching Assistant Professor
Posting Close Date 03/19/2019
Proposed Appointment Date 08/15/2019
Estimated duration of appointment 4 months
Position Summary

Summary: The Department of Biology at UNC-Chapel Hill will hire a Visiting Teaching Assistant Professor to teach one section of BIOL 252 Fundamentals of Human Anatomy & Physiology, a sophomore/junior level core course for approximately 250 Pre-health and Biology majors. This course meets on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 11:15am-12:05pm. Excellent candidates will have experience with using modern teaching methods including the use of technology for online and in-class formative assessments. The instructor will be expected to use a textbook and learning platform used by others in the department. Relevant teaching experience and subject matter expertise are required. TA support is provided for grading exams. Please contact Dr. Corey Johnson, Associate Chair of Biology, at if you have questions about this position.
• Prepare a syllabus, outlining topics and reading assignments for each class period
• Prepare and present student-centered lectures for each class
• Prepare 4 exams and provide guidance to TAs about grading
• Post class materials (e.g., PowerPoint presentations, synopsis of main points, assignments) on course management system before each class or recitation
• Hold at least four office hours each week
• Hold a 1 hour review or Q&A session before each exam
• Respond promptly to email messages from students

Education Requirements

Ph.D. or equivalent degree.

Qualifications and Experience

Expertise in human or mammalian physiology, least one year of college teaching experience; experience with student-centered teaching in large courses is highly preferred.

Equal Opportunity Employer

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and welcomes all to apply regardless of race, color, gender, national origin, age, religion, creed, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. We also encourage protected veterans and individuals with disabilities to apply.

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Stimulus/ARRA Funded? No
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If you experience any problems accessing the system or have questions about the application process, please contact the University’s Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost office at (919) 962-1092 or send an email to
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