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2020-21 Instructor Pool for Molecular, Cell and Developmental Biology

Application Window

Open date: April 14th, 2020

Last review date: Monday, Apr 27, 2020 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: Tuesday, Apr 13, 2021 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 description

Department of Molecular, Cell & Developmental Biology

DESCRIPTION: Full-time/part time lecturer positions available for the Department of Molecular, Cell, and Developmental Biology. Percentage of employment will vary according to number of courses taught. Positions are limited duration appointments not to exceed one year without a further competitive search.

DUTIES: 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.

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.

TERM OF APPOINTMENT: Fall 2020, Winter 2021 and/or Spring 2021 quarters.

DEADLINE: The Department of Molecular, Cell, and Developmental Biology at UCLA maintains a pool of applicants for instructional positions. Applications will be accepted on a continuous basis and the pool will remain active for one year. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue as positions become available. All applications will be considered until all positions are filled.

Los Angeles, CA

Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V. (Required)
Cover Letter (Optional)
Statement of Teaching (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)

Application: Applicants should submit their materials on-line

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 (

Application Requirements

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

  • Cover Letter (Optional)

  • Statement of Teaching (Optional)

  • Statement on Contributions to Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion - An EDI Statement describes a faculty candidate‚Äôs 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)