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The Undergraduate Neuroscience Interdepartmental Program (uNSIDP) Neuroscience 191H: Honors Seminar in Neuroscience

Application Window

Open date: October 14th, 2021

Last review date: Monday, Nov 15, 2021 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, Dec 14, 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

The Undergraduate Neuroscience Interdepartmental Program (uNSIDP)
Neuroscience 191H: Honors Seminar in Neuroscience

Open Until Filled Position:

The undergraduate Neuroscience Interdepartmental Program (uNSIDP) at UCLA is seeking an instructor to teach Neuroscience 191H: Honors Seminar in Neuroscience

Duties: The instructor for this course supports the students in the uNSIDP who are pursuing departmental honors by helping them distill their research experience into a lab report, honors thesis, and poster presentation. This seminar style course is designed to provide students with essential skills necessary to be an independent and successful neuroscientist. As such, students will obtain some experience reading the scientific literature, presenting a research seminar, writing a research proposal, crafting a cogent curriculum vitae and critiquing each other’s work. Although the instructor will provide tutorials when necessary, this course only works effectively when it is mostly moderated by the students.

Qualifications: Ph.D. degree in the biological sciences or equivalent degree in relevant discipline; 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 to https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/JPF06937 and should include 1) curriculum vitae 2) cover letter 3) statement of teaching (optional) and 4) Name and contact information for two to 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, sexual orientation, gender identity, 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).

Qualifications

Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

Ph.D. degree in the biological sciences or equivalent degree in relevant discipline

Application Requirements

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

  • Cover Letter

  • Statement of Teaching (Optional)

  • Statement on Contributions to Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion - 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.
    (Optional)

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 2 required (contact information only)

References provided by the applicant will be contacted and provided to she search committee

Apply link: https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/JPF06937

Help contact: gracea@lifesci.ucla.edu

Campus Information

As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy. All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of Full Vaccination or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no later than the applicable deadline. New University of California employees must (a) provide proof of receiving at least one dose of a COVID-19 Vaccine no later than 14 calendar days after their first date of employment and provide proof of Full Vaccination no later than eight weeks after their first date of employment; or (b) if applicable, submit a request for Exception or Deferral no later than 14 calendar days after their first date of employment. (Capitalized terms in this paragraph are defined in the policy.) Federal, state, or local public health directives may impose additional requirements.

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.