MIMG Lecturer - FY 2021-2022 University of California Los Angeles
Requisition Number: JPF06373
Full-time Position for MIMG Lecturer
Position: Instructional Laboratory Lecturer in the Department of Microbiology, Immunology, and Molecular Genetics at UCLA (2021-2022).
Duties: Teach upper-division courses in the microbiology field during the 2021-2022 academic year. Courses may include the following, and lecturer may also be assigned additional courses according to the instructional needs in the department and in conformity with departmental lecturer workload policies.
5-unit Course-based undergraduate research experience (CURE) in microbiology or virology courses and 4-unit courses that focus on the analysis and interpretation of data obtained during the requisite CURE course.
3-unit fundamental microbiology laboratory course for pre-professional students focusing on experimental techniques of microbiology, with emphasis on cultivation and characterization of bacteria. Laboratory exercises include light microscopy, quantitative techniques, and identification methods.
4-unit introductory microbiology lecture course on the historical foundations of microbiology; introduction to bacterial structure, physiology, biochemistry, genetics, and ecology.
2-unit seminar courses in scientific analysis and communication in which students read and discuss scientific articles and give presentations similar to laboratory meeting or research symposium talks
For the laboratory courses, work with instructional laboratory staff to acquire, prepare, and distribute supplies for experiments, organize instructional materials for course, prepare and present lectures related to the experiments, write and grade exams and/or grade student assignments, supervise student work in the laboratory setting, facilitate computer-assisted learning activities in class, regularly meet with and oversee teaching assistants (TAs), and maintain office hours. For non-laboratory courses, organize instructional materials for course, prepare and present lectures, write and grade exams, coordinate activities for discussion sections, regularly meet with and oversee TAs, and maintain office hours.
Qualifications: Ph.D. degree in the biological sciences is required, and knowledge of microbiology is preferred. Also preferred is a demonstrated familiarity with evidence-based teaching practices for undergraduates at the university level and experience with laboratory instruction in the biological sciences. Level of appointment and salary commensurate with qualifications, experience, and duties.
Application: Please send curriculum vitae, written statement of teaching interests and background, and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three references.
Questions regarding the position should be directed to:
Jordan Moberg Parker, Ph.D. Director of Undergraduate Laboratory Curriculum and Assessment email@example.com
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.
University policy is intended to be consistent with the provisions of applicable State and Federal laws.
The Department is Particularly interested in candidates who have experience working with students from a diverse background and a demonstrated commitment to improving access to higher education for disadvantaged students or The (School) at UCLA is committed to building a more diverse faculty, staff and student body as it responds to the changing population and education needs of California and the nation.
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, https://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/DiscHarassAffirmAction
UCLA is known worldwide for the breadth and quality of its academic, research, health care, cultural, continuing education and athletic programs. UCLA offers undergraduate degrees in more than 127 majors and graduate degrees in 198 program areas. UCLA has 11 highly regarded professional schools. Eight are ranked among the nation's top 15 in their field by U.S. News & World Report. UCLA is consistently among the most popular campus in the nation for undergraduate applicants. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. Benefits:UCLA offers a comprehensive benefits package, including an average of three weeks' vacation per year; an average of 12 days per year sick leave; 13 paid holidays per year; health, dental and optical benefits; life insurance; disability insurance; the University of California Retirement Plan with 5 year vesting and various voluntary UC Savings Plans. There are also special programs and privileges available, such as accessibility to cultural and recreational programs, athletic events, and the University Credit Union.