Life Sciences Core Lecturer Pool
Open date: March 2, 2023
Most recent review date: Thursday, Apr 27, 2023 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, Aug 31, 2023 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.
The Life Sciences Core Education Department at UCLA maintains a pool of applicants for instructional lecturer positions. Percentage of employment will vary according to number of courses taught. Positions may be part-time or limited duration appointments not to exceed one year without a further competitive search. Appointments potentially can be extended following a favorable performance review after first year of lecturing appointment. 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.
The Life Sciences Core primary course offerings consist of:
LS 7A – Cell and Molecular Biology
LS 7B – Genetics, Evolution and Ecology
LS 7C – Physiology and Human Biology
LS 30A - Mathematics for Life Scientists
LS 30B - Mathematics for Life Scientists
LS 40 - Statistics for Life Sciences
LS 107 - Genetics
Duties: Teach lecture courses in Biology, Microbiology, Molecular Biology, Genetics, Ecology, Evolution, Physiology, Quantitative Biology, and Biostatistic, and other topics as needed; plan and coordinate discussion activities for multiple sections of courses; supervise course teaching assistants; maintain office hours; and attend instructor meetings.
Qualifications: Ph.D. degree in the biological sciences or related discipline; demonstrated experience in undergraduate teaching at the university level. Level of appointment and salary commensurate with qualifications, experience, and duties.
Application: Applicants should submit their materials on-line to [I will enter the hyperlink once generated] 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 https://www.lscore.ucla.edu/courses/#ls7a; 2) if interested in academic year and which quarters or summer teaching or both; 3) written statement of teaching interests and background; 4) statement of contributions to diversity; and 5) the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three references.
Salary Range: See Table 15 for the salary range for this position. A reasonable estimate for this position is $64,329 -$70,295.
Ph.D. degree in the biological sciences or related discipline; demonstrated experience in undergraduate teaching at the university level. Level of appointment and salary commensurate with qualifications, experience, and duties.
Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
Statement of Teaching
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 EDI Statement FAQ document.
Reference check authorization release form - Complete and upload the reference check authorization release form
Misc / Additional (Optional)
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