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A cover letter is required for consideration for this position and should be attached as the first page of your resume. The cover letter should address your specific interest in the position and outline skills and experience that directly relate to this position.
Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled; an offer is anticipated to be extended in November or December of 2020. To apply, please submit your electronic application via this website including your letter of application and curriculum vitae.
The Movement Science (MVS) program at the University of Michigan, School of Kinesiology invites applications for a Lecturer I position, appointed initially for two semesters, commencing January 1, 2021. This position is for two sections, equating to a 50% appointment.
This undergraduate level course, MVS 219 - Scientific Writing, is designed to equip students with the skills to communicate findings and research in movement science with a high degree of effectiveness. An important aspect of communicating effectively about science is learning to think critically about it and to develop a capacity for analyzing and synthesizing scientific research findings.
The complementary and main focus of the course is learning to write about science. The format of the class is lecture and discussion and will include student presentations and peer review of assignments. This course will improve students' ability to communicate ideas and findings clearly and effectively. While writing is the main focus, there are presentation opportunities as well.
Instructional duties include but are not limited to:
Provide high quality instruction for two sections of one course during the Winter 2021 and the Fall 2021 terms.
Create / contribute to the course syllabus and lesson plans.
Produce relevant and reliable assessment tools and conduct routine assessments to evaluate student progress throughout the semester.
Maintain student progress and attendance records and determine and enter final grades for the course.
Meet with students and attend meetings, as needed.
The successful candidate must have earned a master's degree, must have expertise with the scientific writing process, and must have college-level teaching experience, which could include being a teaching assistant for a lab, recitation or course, or having primary responsibility for teaching a college-level course.
Preference will be given to applicants whose scientific writing experience is in the field of human movement sciences (biomechanics, motor control, exercise physiology, or related areas).
The School of Kinesiology at the University of Michigan is one of 19 degree-granting academic units on the Ann Arbor campus. Detailed information on the School of Kinesiology, including its faculty, laboratories and instructional programs, is available on its website: http://www.kines.umich.edu/
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