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Lecturer (10-730)

Hiring Unit:
Division of Biological Sciences

Description:
The Division of Biological Sciences at the UC San Diego has multiple openings for non-tenure track lecturers (Unit 18). Courses may include undergraduate lower and upper division lectures in the areas of Human Physiology (BIPN 100 and BIPN 102), Metabolic (BIBC 102) and Structural Biochemistry (BIBC 100), Cell Biology (BILD 1 and/or BICD 110), Ecology, Behavior, Evolution (BILD 3), Bacteriology (BIMM 12), Molecular Biology (BIMM 100), Neurobiology (most BIPN courses), and Genetics (BICD 100). Lab courses include Recombinant DNA Techniques (BIMM 101), Biochemical Techniques (BIBC 103), and Microbiology (BIMM 121). The full list of courses offered by the Division of Biological Sciences can be found in the online course catalog

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. 

Skills and Knowledge Required:
We are seeking applicants with a Ph.D. in Biology with research experience relevant to the course they are applying to teach. Applicants with teaching experience are preferred; experience can be as a teaching assistant. Appointments may be full or part time, for 1, 2, or 3 quarters in duration, and may commence as early as September 2014. In the application, specify the courses or academic area(s) for which you are qualified to teach.

Salary Information:
Salary is commensurate with experience and based on the University of California pay scale.

Position Closing Date:
Review of applications will begin April 1, 2014 and continue until the position is filled.

Procedure to Apply:

Applications must be submitted through the University of California San Diego’s Academic Personnel RECRUIT System.

Applications must include: 

  • CV and Cover Letter
  • Teaching statement describing your teaching philosophy, experience, and proposal for teaching
  • Diversity statement describing your experience, contributions, or potential to make contributions to foster diversity and equity (Further information about contributions to diversity statements)
  • 3 references
  • Evaluations for courses taught (if applicable)
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