ASPIRE Teaching Intern, Anatomy and Physiology I, Belmont University, Nashville, TN

Ashley Brady
August 28, 2015
Posted in Announcements

ASPIRE Teaching Internship Opportunity:
 

Anatomy and Physiology I course
Class Lecture/Discussion: Mondays & Wednesdays 8:00-8:50 am
Course-associated laboratory: Tuesday and Thursday 11:00 am -12:50 pm
Includes opportunities to assist in a gross anatomy laboratory

OR

Anatomy and Physiology I course
Class Lecture/Discussion: Mondays & Wednesdays 9:00-9:50 am
Course-associated laboratory: Tuesday and Thursday 1:00 -2:50 pm
Includes opportunities to assist in a gross anatomy laboratory

Opportunities would also be available to observe and assist with a Principles of Biology I course for science majors that meets 11:00-11:50 Mon, Wed, Fri with lab at 1-3:50 Wed

Belmont University
1900 Belmont Blvd
Nashville, TN 37212

Ranked No. 5 in the Regional Universities South category, Belmont University consists of approximately 7,400 students who come from every state and more than 25 countries. Committed to being a leader among teaching universities, Belmont brings together the best of liberal arts and professional education in a Christian community of learning and service. The University’s purpose is to help students explore their passions and develop their talents to meet the world’s needs. Belmont provides more than 80 areas of undergraduate study, 22 master’s programs and five doctoral degrees. 

This teaching internship will provide experience in teaching a lab course within a liberal arts environment.  The participant will be hosted by Dr. Lori McGrew, Ph.D., Professor of Biology and Coordinator of the Neuroscience program.  The intern will also gain some exposure and insight into the day-to-day activities of life as a tenure-track professor with a blend of teaching and research responsibilities at a medium-sized university with a strong liberal arts tradition. 

The Anatomy and Physiology I class is a lab-focused course (2 lab periods and 2 lectures per week) for science majors and pre-health majors interested in pursuing health-related careers.  Students range from sophomores to seniors. Most students are either Biology or Exercise Science majors. The course focuses on anatomical structures and includes visits to Belmont’s gross anatomy laboratory.   

The participant will:

  • Observe teaching at the undergraduate level
  • Meet and interact with undergraduate students
  • Give 1-2 guest lectures and receive feedback
  • Support teaching activities within a laboratory course
  • Meet and learn from other STEM faculty at Belmont

INTERNSHIP DETAILS

  • Internship would be for the fall semester, September-December 2015. 
  • Part-time, un-paid opportunity (5-8 hours per week)

Applications due by midnight, September 14, 2015  Extended!!  to Midnight Sunday, September 20th.

Your information will then be passed along to the host who will contact you directly to schedule an interview.

For further questions, please contact Ashley Brady (ashley.brady@vanderbilt.edu).