Position overviewPosition title: Lecturer
Open date: August 16th, 2021
Most recent review date: Friday, Mar 18, 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.
The Division of Biological Sciences at UC San Diego has occasional openings for temporary non-tenure track lecturers (Unit 18) throughout the academic year. Courses in which lecturers are typically needed include undergraduate lower and upper division lecture courses in the areas of Physiology (BILD 2, BIPN 100 and BIPN 102), Metabolic (BIBC 102) and Structural Biochemistry (BIBC 100), Cellular and Molecular Biology (BILD 1, BIMM 100 and BICD 110), Genetics (BICD 100), and Microbiology (BIMM 120). Lab courses include Introductory Biology Lab (BILD 4), Recombinant DNA Techniques (BIMM 101), Biochemical Techniques (BIBC 103), Animal Physiology Lab (BIPN 105) and Microbiology Lab (BIMM 121). The full list of courses offered by the Division of Biological Sciences can be found in the online course catalog.
Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Biology or related field completed by the date of appointment, or equivalent combination of education and experience. Candidates with research or college-level teaching experience relevant to the course(s) to which they are applying to teach areas are preferred. Applicants with prior college level teaching experience are strongly preferred; experience can be as a teaching assistant. Applicants must provide contact information for at least one reference.
Applicants can apply at: https://apol-recruit.ucsd.edu/JPF02823
We are especially interested in recruiting candidates committed to diversity, equity and inclusion in higher education, and who will make a strong and meaningful contribution to the development of a campus climate that supports that commitment. Knowledge and/or demonstrated ability to address the educational and academic needs of a diverse student population, including effective teaching strategies for the advancement of students from groups who are underrepresented in higher education is an asset. Instructors for the Division are encouraged to use instructional strategies tied to contemporary research on the science of teaching and learning (i.e. evidence-based teaching).
Appointees must comply with Division instructions, deadlines and policies regarding course scheduling, and may need to be flexible with regards to the scheduling of their classes to accommodate the limited space availability for classrooms during standard business hours. Appointments may be full or part time, for 1, 2, or 3 quarters in duration. In the application, specify the courses or academic area(s) in which you are qualified to teach.
The Division of Biological Sciences at UC San Diego is a vibrant center of scientific discovery, innovation, and collaboration. Our large research base spans many areas of biology and has one of the most celebrated graduate programs in the country. We are committed to academic excellence and diversity within faculty, staff, and student body.
Salary is commensurate with experience and based on the University of California pay scale.
UCSD is an equal opportunity / affirmative action employer with a strong institutional commitment to excellence and diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.
Ph.D. in Biology or related field completed by the date of appointment, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Candidates with research or college-level teaching experience relevant to the course(s) to which they are applying to teach areas are preferred. Applicants with prior college level teaching experience are strongly preferred; experience can be as a teaching assistant.
Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
Statement of Research (Optional)
Statement of Teaching - Describe your teaching philosophy, experience, and proposal for teaching.
Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Please describe any teaching strategies you currently use or plan to use to foster a diverse and inclusive learning experience and to enable all students to excel and fully participate in the learning process. Applicants should summarize their past or potential contributions to diversity. See our Faculty Equity site for more information.
Teaching Evaluations - Most recent teaching evaluations (including student comments, if available) if you have teaching experience
- 1-6 required (contact information only)
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The University of California, San Diego is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, covered veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.
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. Please refer to Appendix F, Section II.C. of the policy for the deadlines applicable to new University of California employees. (Capitalized terms in this paragraph are defined in the policy.) Federal, state, or local public health directives may impose additional requirements.
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