2020-21 Lecturer for Biomedical Research Minor University of California Los Angeles
Requisition Number: JPF05460
Biomedical Research Minor LECTURER
DESCRIPTION: Full-time lecturer positions available for the UCLA Minor in Biomedical Research, an interdisciplinary minor housed within the Division of Life Sciences. The Minor is designed to give motivated students the opportunity to incorporate life science research into their college education as early as possible, and to provide a comprehensive training environment for their scientific development. We seek an individual with a strong background in biomedical research and a passion for undergraduate education.
DUTIES: Provide instruction and participate in innovative course development for lower division courses and/or upper division seminar courses, and assist in direct mentorship of undergraduate researchers. For examples of our pedagogy, please see Call et al. (2007) Genetics 177: 689-697 and Clark et al. (2009) PLoS Biology 7(12), e1000264.
QUALIFICATIONS: Ph.D. degree in a molecular or cellular life science discipline; experience in undergraduate teaching at a university level; demonstrated skill in teaching undergraduate research-based laboratories at a university level or ability to conduct undergraduate seminars based on current biomedical research; experience mentoring undergraduate students in issues related to biomedical research. Experience with innovative teaching methodologies essential. Must have ability to develop and lead inquiry-based laboratory courses. Experience with genetic model systems highly preferred.
TERM OF APPOINTMENT: Fall 2020, Winter 2021 and Spring 2021 quarters.
DEADLINE: Review of applications will begin immediately. All applications will be considered until all positions are filled
JOB LOCATION Los Angeles, CA
REQUIREMENTS DOCUMENTS Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V. (Required) Cover Letter (Optional) Statement of Teaching Interests and Background (Optional) Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity through research, teaching, and/or service. (Optional) Misc / Additional (Optional)
As a campus with a continually growing diverse student body, we encourage applications from women, minorities, and individuals with a commitment to mentoring under-represented demographics in the sciences. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy (http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct)
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy, see: UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy, https://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/DiscHarassAffirmAction
UCLA is known worldwide for the breadth and quality of its academic, research, health care, cultural, continuing education and athletic programs. UCLA offers undergraduate degrees in more than 127 majors and graduate degrees in 198 program areas. UCLA has 11 highly regarded professional schools. Eight are ranked among the nation's top 15 in their field by U.S. News & World Report. UCLA is consistently among the most popular campus in the nation for undergraduate applicants. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. Benefits:UCLA offers a comprehensive benefits package, including an average of three weeks' vacation per year; an average of 12 days per year sick leave; 13 paid holidays per year; health, dental and optical benefits; life insurance; disability insurance; the University of California Retirement Plan with 5 year vesting and various voluntary UC Savings Plans. There are also special programs and privileges available, such as accessibility to cultural and recreational programs, athletic events, and the University Credit Union.