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Ecology and Evolutionary Biology Instuctor Position 2017-18

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Open until filled

Position: The Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at UCLA maintains a pool of applicants for temporary instructional positions. Percentage of employment will vary according to number of courses taught. Positions may be part-time, temporary, limited duration appointments not to exceed one year without a further competitive search. 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, mammology, 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; 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 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 ; 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.

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 and Affirmative Action Policy (

Job location

Los Angeles, CA


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

  • Cover Letter

  • Statement of Research (Optional)

  • Statement of Teaching

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity through research, teaching, and/or service. (Optional)

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

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