Life Sciences Core Curriculum-Academic Administrator III
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POST DATE 9/16/2016
END DATE 10/18/2016
University of California - Los Angeles
Los Angeles, CA
JOB DESCRIPTIONLIFE SCIENCES CORE CURRICULUM-ACADEMIC ADMINISTRATOR III
* L&S LIFE SCIENCES - LIFE SCIENCES CORE CURRICULUM PROGRAM
Open September 14th, 2016 through October 13th, 2016
The Department of Life Sciences Core Curriculum (LS Core) at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) invites applicants for a position as an Academic Administrator.
Provide instruction and curriculum development in the LS Core on a quarterly basis including summer session as directed by the Chairman for the Life Sciences Core Curriculum, a cross-divisional instructional program including: 1) Evolution, Ecology and Biodiversity; 2) Cells, Tissues, and Organs; 3) Introduction to Molecular Biology; 4) Genetics; and 5) Life, Concepts, and Issues (General Education). Full time position and level of appointment and salary commensurate with qualifications, experience and duties..
Duties include the following: Participate in faculty committees responsible for Core oversight and course development; solicit feedback from faculty, instructors, and graduate and undergraduate students on effectiveness of Core curriculum; regularly provide instruction in the Life Sciences Core courses a minimum of 4 courses a year.
Develop and help to coordinate initiatives within the Life Sciences Core in the design of laboratory and computer-assisted learning modules. Design and develop, in conjunction with other LS Core instructors, means to more effectively integrate concepts and topics taught in lecture. As a member of the Core group, represent the Division to coordinate with other University initiatives in computer-assisted learning or related instructional enhancement.
Participate in scholarly activities (conferences; societies; publication of research results or textbooks) in the areas of undergraduate science education, educational technology, science curriculum development, and/or computer-assisted learning. Participate in occasional basic research in areas of interest to these other activities, as approved by the Chair.
Author and serve as Principal Investigator for intramural and extramural funding applications for divisional initiatives associated with science-curriculum innovation and reform, instructional technology, and computer-assisted learning.
Qualifications include a Ph.D. degree in a life science discipline (Biology, Microbiology, Physiology, Biochemistry, Neuroscience, Genetics or other related field); experience in undergraduate teaching at a university level, including teaching scientific writing methods to undergraduate students; substantial familiarity with biology concepts related to molecular biology and genetics; and substantial knowledge of pedagogy as related to life science instruction; experience with design, development, and use of computer assisted learning in the life sciences.
Applicants should submit their materials on-line including curriculum vitae, written statement of teaching interests and background, the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three references, and 2-3 letters of recommendation to https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/apply/JPF02583
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. (http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct)
Los Angeles, CA
Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
Statement of Research (Optional)
Statement of Teaching
Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity through research, teaching, and/or service. (Optional)
Misc / Additional (Optional)
2-3 letters of reference required