Lecturer, General Education UCLA Cluster Program - Evolution of Cosmos and Life (Microbiology) University of California Los Angeles
Requisition Number: JPF05986
The UCLA Undergraduate Education Initiatives unit seeks a lecturer for winter and spring quarters in Academic Year 2020-21 to teach a lower division undergraduate course in winter quarter and a spring seminar as part of the General Education UCLA Cluster Program.
This position includes team-teaching the lectures for Cluster 70, which uses the concept of evolution, as it applies to biological organisms, Earth, solar system, and universe itself, to introduce students to both life and physical science and to examine the evolution of life. We are specifically seeking a scholar who can provide microbiological perspectives. This position will entail team coordination and contribution to generation of writing assignments, exam questions, and grading of student submissions.
This position also includes developing and teaching a seminar course for freshman students with varied backgrounds focusing on a microbiology as a topic related to the evolution of life. This position will involve working closely with students on their writing.
UCLA has a diverse student population in one of the more diverse cities in the nation; we particularly seek candidates who have taught similarly diverse students in a major research university.
An earned doctorate from an accredited university
College-level teaching experience, especially to a General Education population
Knowledge and training in microbiology
Experience in teaching writing and composition
At least three years of college-level teaching experience
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Must be capable of delivering high-quality instruction to a diverse student body
Statement of teaching
Names and contact information of two 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: http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct
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.