Lecturer in Cognitive Science: Spring 2017 (Anticipated)

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POST DATE 9/3/2016
END DATE 11/2/2016

University of California - Merced Merced, CA

Merced, CA
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Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Masters Degree



Open September 2nd, 2016 through October 31st, 2016


The University of California is a dynamic new university campus in Merced, California, which opened in September 2005 as the tenth campus of the University of California and the first American research university in the 21st century. In keeping with the mission of the University to provide teaching, research and public service of the highest quality, UC Merced provides new educational opportunities at the undergraduate, master's and doctoral levels through three academic schools: Engineering, Natural Sciences, and Social Sciences/Humanities/Arts.

The School of Social Sciences, Humanities and Arts seeks a lecturer to teach a course in Cognitive Neuroscience, within the Cognitive Science curriculum, for Spring 2017.

This is a limited term appointment which falls under the purview of the agreement for the Lecturers Unit between the University of California and the American Federation of Teachers. Terms and conditions of employment are subject to UC policy and any appropriate collective bargaining agreement. See the following url for additional information: http://ucnet.universityofcalifornia.edu/labor/bargaining-units/ix/index.html.

In addition to teaching the course, the instructor is responsible for creating syllabi, holding weekly office hours, grading examinations and/or papers. The instructor may also be required to supervise graduate student teaching assistants and is expected to be able to meet with students outside the classroom for at least two hours per week.

University of California, Merced is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of diversity among its faculty, staff, and students. The University is supportive of dual career couples.

A Masters or PhD and experience teaching at the college or university level are required.

Salary is based on an annual full time rate of $52,099.00.

Review of applications will begin on 9/16/16 and will continue until the position is filled.

Academic Year: July 1, 2016 June 30, 2017
Fall Semester: August 17, 2016 December 16, 2016
Spring Semester: January 10, 2017 May 12, 2017


Merced, CA




Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

Cover Letter

Sample Syllabi

A recent teaching evaluation

Statement of Teaching - A teaching statement of no more than 500 words must be provided. Describe prior experience (such as coursework, teaching, or research) in the field of cognitive neuroscience. Briefly explain how you have approached or would approach this course.


3 references required (contact information only)