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

Ashley Brady
December 10, 2015
Posted in Announcements

ASPIRE Teaching Internship Opportunity:


Anatomy and Physiology II course
Class Lecture/Discussion: Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays 8:00-8:50 am
Course-associated laboratory: Wednesday 1:00 -2:50 pm
Includes opportunities to assist in a gross anatomy laboratory


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

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  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 II class includes 1 lab period and 3 lectures per week and is 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 structure-function relationships and includes visits to Belmont’s gross anatomy laboratory.   Systems discussed in this course include endocrine, cardiovascular, respiratory, digestive and urinary.

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 would be for the spring semester, January-April 2016. 
Part-time, un-paid opportunity (5-8 hours per week)

Applications due by midnight, Sunday January 3, 2016  EXTENDED! to midnight Jan 4, 2016!

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 (

Eligibility requirements

  1. Applicants must be a current Vanderbilt University PhD student or a current postdoctoral fellow.
  2. All PhD students must have completed all coursework for their degree prior to the Spring 2016 semester.
  3. Biomedical PhD students must also have passed their qualifying exams before the application deadline.
  4. If you are an international student or postdoctoral fellow, your visa status may affect your work eligibility. Please contact Ashley Brady to discuss this further.