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UNIVERSITY OF IOWA Summer Science Instructor in Iowa City, Iowa

Summer Science Instructor Posting ID123717DepartmentMedicine Administration/Carver College of MedicineJobcodeTemp Prof Short Term MonthlyWorking TitleSummer Science InstructorDetailsUniversity of Iowa Schools of Medicine, Dentistry, Pharmacy and Public HealthSummer Health Professions Education Program (SHPEP)Formerly SMDEPSUMMER INSTRUCTOR NEEDED!Subjects: PHYSICSThe Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at the Carver College of Medicine is currently looking for a science instructor for its 2021 Summer Health Profession Education Program (SHPEP) June 7 - July 16th in Iowa City, IA.Program Overview:Iowa's six-week SHPEP is designed to help aspiring pre-health professions undergraduate students reach their academic goals through intensive preparatory science courses, as well as enriching clinical and community-based learning experiences.Job Description:Instructors will be responsible for teaching an intensive mini-science course in Physics. The instructor will work with the Iowa SHPEP program director to design and implement an appropriate course syllabus, evaluation plan, and lesson plans that allow the students to understand the fundamental concepts of the assigned subject area and be able to apply these concepts when presented with a "real world" health problem. We have a template from previous years we can work with to create this course.Each position will require a commitment to teaching, tutoring, class preparation, community engagement, and evaluation. Current scheduling places the classroom teaching at 1 hour morning sessions, 4 days per week (M/T/Th/F) for 5 weeks. There will be additional time outside of this hour for class prep, creating an ICON site, and other related administrative duties around the virtual implementation of this program.Stipend: $4500Requirements: Good communication skills, team player, patient, friendly and willing to go the extra mile when explaining challenging concepts. We are seeking instructors that have interest and passion for teaching. All candidates must appreciate diversity of values and cultures and have experience working with individuals from backgrounds that may be different from their own. All instructors will be required to attend an instructional orientation as well as attend staff meetings throughout the summer.Ideal candidates: SMDEP (or other STEM program) graduates, previous college-level teaching experience in the sciences, experience working with undergraduate students from disadvantaged and underrepresented backgrounds.If you are interested, please submit a resume with a cover letter briefly describing how you meet the requirements for this position by Friday, May 7, 2021 to the SHPEP coordinator, Monique Galpin, by email at monique-galpin@uiowa.edu Timeline:Deadline for applying: Friday, May 7, 2021Onboarding meetings will follow: TBDContactMONIQUE GALPINEmail: monique-galpin@uiowa.eduApplication InstructionsIf you are interested, please submit a resume with a cover letter briefly describing how you meet the requirements for this position by Friday, May 7, 2021 to the SHPEP coordinator, Monique Galpin, by email at monique-galpin@uiowa.eduAd Start Date04/28/2021Ad End Date05/06/2021The University of Iowa prohibits discrimination in employment or in its educational programs and activities on the basis of race, national origin, color, creed, religion, sex, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or associational preference. The University also affirms its commitment to providing equal opportunities and equal access to University facilities. Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply for all employment vacancies.

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