Lecturer for Life Sciences Core Education - LS 192 University of California Los Angeles
Requisition Number: JPF05974
Life Sciences Core Education Lecturer LS192: Introduction to Collaborative Learning Theory and Practice
Overview of the Position: The instructor will co-teach LS M192A (cross-listed with Chem 192E/Physics 192S/Math 192A/CS 192A) for Winter and Spring quarters every year to STEM majors. This is a 1-unit upper division pedagogy seminar that is part of UCLA's Learning Assistant (LA) program (https://ceils.ucla.edu/learningassistants/). This position also involves teaching and managing assignments for other portions of the LA program (LS 192B-E, Chem 192F, Physics 192M, and CS 192). It requires experience and knowledge of inclusive STEM education practices, especially those involving collaborative learning.
Responsibilities: Teach 1-unit interactive pedagogy seminar (LS192A) with 200 undergraduate New LAs, lead two 1-unit planning seminars with 50 Head LAs who help run the pedagogy seminar, and manage assignments for more than 400 LAs enrolled in 2-4 units. This involves: 5 hr/wk of teaching, 4 hr/wk of planning meetings, 5 hr/wk of finalizing each seminar 2 hr/wk of responding to LA questions, and 4 hr/wk of finalizing and processing weekly assignments.
The position will be under the supervision of Dr. Shanna Shaked, Senior Associate Director of the Center for Education Innovation and Learning in the Sciences (CEILS).
Qualifications: The successful candidate must have a Masters in STEM (science, technology, engineering, or math) discipline or Education, demonstrated training and experience in undergraduate education, and demonstrated ability to engage undergraduate students and facilitate active and collaborative learning, equitably. Experience teaching online is recommended, but not required.
Document requirements Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V. Cover Letter Statement of Research (Optional) Statement of Teaching Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity through research, teaching, and/or service.
Reference requirements 3-5 required (contact information only)
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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.