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Instructor Pool 2023-2024 for Ecology and Evolutionary Biology

Position overview

Salary range: The posted UC salary scales (https://www.ucop.edu/academic-personnel-programs/compensation/index.html) set the minimum pay determined by the experience level at time of hire. See Table 15: Unit 18 Faculty, Pre-Six Year Appointments, Academic Year. The annual salary range for this position is $66,259 (Salary Point 1) - $70,295 (Salary Point 3) effective July 1, 2023.

Application Window

Open date: October 31, 2023

Next review date: Thursday, Feb 29, 2024 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: Thursday, Feb 29, 2024 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date.

Position description

The Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology 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.

Duties: Teach lecture, laboratory, and/or field courses in biology, ecology, evolution, behavior, marine biology, mammalogy, 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 or related field is preferred but not required; 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/JPF08966] 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 http://www.registrar.ucla.edu/Academics/Course-Descriptions/Course- Details?SA=EE+BIOL&funsel=3 ; 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

Qualifications

Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

Ph.D. degree in the biological sciences or related field is preferred but not required; 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 Requirements

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

  • Cover Letter (Optional)

  • Statement of Research (Optional)

  • Statement of Teaching

  • 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 EDI Statement FAQ document.

  • Reference check authorization release form - Complete and upload the reference check authorization release form

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

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

None

Apply link: https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/JPF08966

Help contact: cmclean@lifesci.ucla.edu

About UCLA

As a University employee, you will be required to comply with all applicable University policies and/or collective bargaining agreements, as may be amended from time to time. Federal, state, or local government 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

Main UCLA Campus