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Instructor Pool 2019-20 for Ecology and Evolutionary Biology

Recruitment Period

Open date: June 10th, 2019
Last review date: Monday, Jun 24, 2019 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.
Final date: Sunday, Sep 8, 2019 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.


Position: The Department of Ecology and Evolutionary 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 pool will remain active for one year. Screening of applications will take place as positions become available and continue until positions are filled.

Duties: Teach lecture, laboratory, and/or field courses in biology, ecology, evolution, behavior, marine biology, mammology, herpetology, vertebrate biology and morphology 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.

Qualifications: 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.

Application: Applicants should submit their materials on-line 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 listed at ; 2) if interested in academic year and which quarters or summer teaching or both; 3) written statement of teaching interests and background; and 4) the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three references.

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 ( )

Job location

Los Angeles, CA


Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Cover Letter - Optional, but strongly recommended

  • Statement of Research (Optional)

  • Statement of Teaching - Optional, but strongly recommended

  • Statement on Contributions to Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion - Optional, but strongly recommended

    An EDI Statement describes a faculty candidate’s past, present, and future (planned) contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion. To learn more about how UCLA thinks about contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion, please review our Sample Guidance for Candidates and related EDI Statement FAQ document.

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 3-5 required (contact information only)