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Adjunct Assistant Professor 2022-23 in Molecular, Cell and Developmental Biology

Application Window

Open date: April 8th, 2022

Most recent review date: Tuesday, May 31, 2022 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: Thursday, Jun 30, 2022 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

Duties: Oversee a state-of-the-art microscope and imaging facility established by the Department in partnership with the UCLA Broad Stem Cell Research Center. The successful candidate will be expected to play a significant role in the development of competent microscopy users in the new facility. Assist in the identification, assessment, and acquisition of new equipment and technologies to fulfill the needs of a diverse group of users. Teach lecture courses on various topics in molecular, cell, and developmental biology, as well as other topics as needed at the undergraduate level. This will include planning and coordinating discussion activities for multiple sections of courses; supervising course teaching assistants; managing the acquisition and maintenance of course materials; supervising student projects; and maintaining office hours. May also participate in microscopy research and service as appropriate and in consultation with the Department Chair.

Applicants should submit their materials on-line to https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/JPF07368 including curriculum vitae, cover letter which should include the 1) topics most comfortable/experienced teaching and if relevant, mention specific courses from the UCLA general catalog and 2) if interested in academic year or summer teaching or both), written statement of teaching interests and background, and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three references.

Qualifications

Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

Ph.D. degree in the biological sciences, demonstrated experience in undergraduate teaching at the university level; experience with laboratory instruction in the biological sciences and extensive experience in light microscopic imaging, using fluorescence reporters including time lapse imaging and image reconstruction. Skills in scientific writing and grantsmanship are highly desired. Level of appointment and salary commensurate with qualifications, experience and duties.

Application Requirements

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

  • Cover Letter - Cover letter should include the 1) topics most comfortable/experienced teaching and if relevant, mention specific courses from the UCLA general catalog and 2) if interested in academic year or summer teaching or both

  • Statement of Teaching - Written statement of teaching interests and background

  • 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)

  • Statement of Research (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 3 required (contact information only)

Please provide the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three references

Apply link: https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/JPF07368

Help contact: rger@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.

Job location

Los Angeles, CA