Part-Time Instructor Pool - Clinical Research, Regulatory Affairs, and Biotechnology - UC Berkeley Extension
Academic - Non-Tenure TrackJob Summary
UC Berkeley Extension, the professional and continuing education division at the University of California, Berkeley, invites applications for a pool of qualified instructors to teach on-site and online Clinical Research, Regulatory Affairs, and Biotechnology courses for the Sciences, Mathematics and Biotechnology department.
UC Berkeley Extension seeks dynamic instructors with a commitment to undergraduate, professional and continuing education in Clinical Research, Regulatory Affairs, and Biotechnology to lead multiple courses each year. The pool will remain in place for one calendar year; those interested in remaining in the pool beyond the advertised final closing date must reapply. The number of these positions varies from semester to semester, depending on the needs of the department.
Courses are offered on-site in the San Francisco Bay Area and in asynchronous online and synchronous live online formats via Canvas and Zoom. Most on-site and synchronous live online courses are offered in the evening and on the weekend (USA Pacific Time).General Duties
We are seeking qualified applicants who possess current subject matter expertise and/or teaching knowledge in the following course subject areas (but not limited to). Please refer to a full list of current courses
- Introduction to Clinical Research: Clinical Trial Phases and Design
- Clinical Trial Planning: Protocol Development, Data Management and Clinical Site Activities
- Clinical Trial Implementation: Site Initiation, Subject Recruitment, Monitoring and Safety Reporting
- Clinical Trial: Data Analysis, Regulatory Audits, Vendor Selection and Project Management
Other Biotechnology Courses
- Principles of Regulatory Affairs: Pharmaceuticals and Medical Devices
- Submissions and Commercialization
- Preparation, Submission and Agency Interfacing
- Harmonization Across Worldwide Applications
- Post-Approval Activities
- Principles of Supply Chain and Manufacturing
- Principles of Product and Process Development
- Principles of Quality and Compliance
- Regulatory Compliance for Pharmaceutical Products
Teaching Experience and Availability
- Drug Development Process
- Other Biotechnology course topics (please specify in your cover letter)
In your application, indicate whether you have experience and availability for the following:
Instructor duties include but are not limited to:
- Classroom Teaching Experience
- Classroom Teaching Availability (in-person and onsite in the San Francisco Bay Area)
- Live Online Teaching Experience (synchronous online teaching via Zoom/Canvas)
- Live Online Teaching Availability (synchronous online teaching weekday evenings and weekends USA Pacific Time)
- Asynchronous Online Teaching Experience
- Experience as an Online Curriculum Writer/Course Developer
- Complete mandatory training programs by deadlines established by UC Berkeley.
- Complete required administrative tasks in a timely manner including: updating and submitting syllabi using approved syllabus template; signing semester contract(s); communicating required texts and materials; communicating classroom technology and support needs.
- Make appropriate adjustments to continually improve the syllabus, curriculum and course materials. May be based upon programmatic and/or student feedback.
- Prepare and deliver course materials, lectures/presentations, and design learning assessments.
- Design interactive and motivational classroom activities to fully engage participants and to reinforce student learning.
- Stay current within the subject, discipline or field of practice.
- Use subject-matter expertise and leverage additional resources appropriately to enhance the curriculum.
- Utilize course support platforms, including the Canvas Learning Management System and Zoom Pro (as applicable).
- Communicate teaching objectives and specific learning outcomes to students, and clearly outline/explain the grading policies for the course.
- Respond to student questions and learning needs in a timely manner.
- Employ culturally competent and inclusive teaching methodologies in the classroom (including teaching non-native speakers and/or students with academic letters of accommodations for learning disabilities).
- Evaluate student achievement of specific learning outcomes and assign grades.
- Post final student grades to the transcript system within two weeks of course completion.
- Handle student inquiries about final grades and consult with Program Director as needed.
- Retain student records according to University policies.
- May be considered by department to serve as a curriculum writer/course developer to write original online course curriculum and content. Collaborate with academic department and instructional designer(s) on project deliverables and deadlines, including the online course design/roadmap, learning strategies/activities, and media production/recordings. May develop and provide raw original content for the following: the online course syllabus, learning objectives, lecture segments and scripts, reading assignments, assessments/assignments, discussion prompts, course midterm exam(s) or project(s), final exam(s) or project(s), student instructions, etc.
Access to UC Berkeley library stacks and online resources, free and discounted software, and professional development through LinkedIn Learning. Workers compensation and general liability insurance coverage, Medicare contributions, mandatory Safe Harbor Defined Contribution Plan contributions (in lieu of Social Security), and voluntary 403b plan.
To apply, visit https://aprecruit.berkeley.edu/JPF03004
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