Division of Biological Sciences, Section of Cell and Developmental Biology
Applicants are invited for a Lecturer with Potential for Security of Employment (LPSOE) position. LPSOE/LSOE faculty are Academic Senate Faculty members whose expertise and responsibilities center on undergraduate education, and scholarly analysis/improvement of teaching methods. Such faculty are comparable to tenure track assistant professor appointments.
The incumbent will teach in the introductory biology course series (BILD 1, 2 or 3, a lower division lab course, and existing upper division laboratory courses. The incumbent will also be expected to develop a research program in science education, including leading the effort to develop a new lower division laboratory course. As a member of the Division of Biological Sciences educational leadership team, the incumbent will provide academic guidance, leadership and innovation for the divisional undergraduate programs, especially in the introductory biology series. In this context, the incumbent is expected to initiate and/or participate in the development of grant applications for improving undergraduate education.
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:
All candidates must have earned a Ph.D. or equivalent degree with a dedication to teaching and educational leadership. Candidates should have experience in or potential to build an equitable and diverse scholarly environment with respect to: teaching, mentoring, research, life experiences, or service.
The successful candidate is expected to have:
The level of appointment will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Position Closing Date:
Applications received by October 1 will be assured consideration.
Procedure to Apply:
Materials to submit (required in order to be considered for the position):
Applications must be submitted through the University of California San Diego’s Academic Personnel RECRUIT System.
Applicants are welcome to include in their cover letters a personal statement summarizing leadership efforts and/or contributions to diversity. UC San Diego is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of diversity among its faculty and staff.