MIMG LecturerFY 2022-2023

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University of California, Los Angeles
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Los Angeles

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MIMG LecturerFY 2022-2023
University of California Los Angeles



Requisition Number: JPF07486


Position: Lecturer in the Department of Microbiology, Immunology, and Molecular Genetics at UCLA (2022-2023).

This is a one-year, full-time appointment, with potential for an extended appointment following a favorable performance review after the first year.

Duties: Teach upper-division courses in the microbiology field during the 2022-2023 academic year. Courses may include the following, and lecturer may also be assigned additional courses according to the instructional needs in the department and in conformity with departmental lecturer workload policies.

  • 5-unit Course-based undergraduate research experience (CURE) in microbiology or virology courses and 4-unit courses that focus on the analysis and interpretation of data obtained during the requisite CURE course.
  • 3-unit fundamental microbiology laboratory course for pre-professional students focusing on experimental techniques of microbiology, with emphasis on cultivation and characterization of bacteria. Laboratory exercises include light microscopy, quantitative techniques, and identification methods.
  • 4-unit introductory microbiology lecture course on the historical foundations of microbiology; introduction to bacterial structure, physiology, biochemistry, genetics, and ecology.
  • 4-unit medical microbiology lecture course for nursing students, focusing on and introduction to biology of microbial pathogens, their role in development of human immune response, and presentation of symptoms and disease caused by microbial infections.
  • 2-unit seminar courses in scientific analysis and communication in which students read and discuss scientific articles and give presentations similar to laboratory meeting or research symposium talks.

    For the laboratory courses: work with instructional laboratory staff to acquire, prepare, and distribute supplies for experiments, organize instructional materials for course, prepare and present lectures related to the experiments, write and grade exams and/or grade student assignments, supervise student work in the laboratory setting, facilitate computer-assisted learning activities in class, regularly meet with and oversee teaching assistants (TAs), and maintain office hours.

    For non-laboratory courses: organize instructional materials for course, prepare and present lectures, write and grade exams, coordinate activities for discussion sections, regularly meet with and oversee TAs, and maintain office hours.

    Qualifications: Ph.D. degree in the biological sciences is required, and knowledge of microbiology is preferred. Also preferred is a demonstrated familiarity with evidence-based teaching practices for undergraduates at the university level and experience with laboratory instruction in the biological sciences. Level of appointment and salary commensurate with qualifications, experience, and duties.

    Application: Please send curriculum vitae, written statement of teaching interests and background, and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three references.

    Applications should be submitted to:

    https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/JPF07486

    Questions regarding the position should be directed to:

    April Pyle, Ph.D.
    Professor and Vice Chair
    [email protected]

    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 and Affirmative Action Policy.

    http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct

    University policy is intended to be consistent with the provisions of applicable State and Federal laws.

    The Department is Particularly interested in candidates who have experience working with students from a diverse background and a demonstrated commitment to improving access to higher education for disadvantaged students or The (School) at UCLA is committed to building a more diverse faculty, staff and student body as it responds to the changing population and education needs of California and the nation.

    This position is represented by the University Council - American Federation of Teachers: https://ucnet.universityofcalifornia.edu/labor/bargaining-units/ix/contract.html. Internal applicants will be considered for reappointment prior to the consideration of external applicants.


    To apply, please visit: https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/JPF07486


    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
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    Working at University of California, Los Angeles

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    UCLA features the College of Letters and Science, seven general campus professional schools, and four professional schools for the health sciences. The UCLA College of Letters and Science has 34 academic departments and 900 faculty, and houses the majority of UCLA's 129 undergraduate majors as well as the students in the Graduate Division of Letters and Sciences. The UCLA College Honors Program is also housed in the College. The College of Letters and Science's programs are divided into five academic divisions: humanities, social sciences, life sciences, physical sciences, and the International Institute. UCLA also offers certificate programs, undergraduate degree-credit and continuing education credits for non-full-time students through its UCLA Extension education program.

    The 2010 edition of U.S. News & World Report ranked UCLA as the 24th best university in the nation and 32nd best in the world. In the 2007 edition of U.S. News and World Report, UCLA Medical Center was ranked best in the West, as well as one of the top 3 hospitals in the United States alongside Mayo Clinic, Cleveland Clinic, Massachusetts General Hospital, and Johns Hopkins Hospital. In 15 of the 16 medical specialty areas examined, UCLA Medical Center ranked in the top 20.

    The campus' location in Los Angeles makes excursions to local museums, theaters, or other entertainment venues relatively quick and easy.

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