The Department of Molecular, Cell, and Developmental Biology at UCLA maintains a pool of applicants for temporary instructional positions. Percentage of employment will vary according to number of courses taught. Positions may be part-time, temporary, limited duration appointments not to exceed one year without a further competitive search. Applications will be accepted on a continuous basis and will remain active for one year. Screening of applications will take place as positions become available and continue until positions are filled.
Teach lecture courses on molecular, cell, and developmental biology, cancer, metabolism, epigenetics, stem cell biology, politics and ethics; biomedical ethics; plant development and plant environment interactions; and other topics as needed. Plan and coordinate discussion activities for multiple sections of courses; supervise course teaching assistants; manage the acquisition and maintenance of course materials; supervise student projects; and maintain office hours.
Ph.D. degree in the biological sciences; demonstrated experience in undergraduate teaching at the university level; experience with laboratory instruction in the biological sciences. Level of appointment and salary commensurate with qualifications, experience and duties.
Applicants should submit their materials on-line to https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/apply/JPF03187 including curriculum vitae, cover letter which should include: 1) topics most comfortable/experienced teaching and if relevant, mention specific courses from the UCLA general catalog; 2) if interested in academic year or summer teaching or both; 3) written statement of teaching interests and background; and 4) the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three references on the application.
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