Instructor in Neuroscience

University of California Los Angeles School of Medicine

Instructor Poll in Neuroscience

Job #JPF05490
  • David Geffen School Of Medicin - NEUROSCIENCE IDP

Recruitment Period

Open date: April 24th, 2020

Next review date: Sunday, May 24, 2020 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)

Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: Tuesday, Jun 23, 2020 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)

Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.


The undergraduate Neuroscience Interdepartmental Program at UCLA seeks lecturers to teach up to six courses (full time) across the Fall, Winter, and Spring Quarters of 2020-21 (2 courses per quarter). Percentage of employment will vary according to number of courses taught. Positions may be part-time, and of limited duration. However, applicants seeking to teach these same courses (see below) across multiple years are preferred. Applications will be accepted on a continuous basis. Screening of applications will take place until the position or positions is/are filled.

Courses with vacancy for instructor(s) include: NS10, NS 101, NS 101L, NS M135, NS 181, NS 192B


Teach (and co-teach) lecture, laboratory, and outreach in neuroscience and other topics as needed; plan and coordinate discussion activities for multiple sections of courses; supervise course teaching assistants; manage the acquisition and maintenance of course materials; develop computer applications for the classroom; supervise student projects; and maintain office hours.


Ph.D. degree in the biological sciences related to neuroscience; demonstrated experience in undergraduate teaching at the university level; experience with laboratory instruction in the
biological sciences. Experience in teaching neuroanatomy is preferred. Level of appointment and salary commensurate with qualifications, experience, and duties.

Application: Applicants should submit their materials online including curriculum vitae, cover letter (which should include: 1 the topics most comfortable/experienced teaching and if relevant, mention specific courses from those listed at and 2) if interested in academic year and which quarters or summer teaching or both), written statement of teaching interests and background, and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three references to

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, 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 (

Job location

Los Angeles, CA


Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
  • Cover Letter (Optional)
  • Statement of Research (Optional)
  • Statement of Teaching (Optional)
  • Statement on Contributions to Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion - An EDI Statement describes a faculty candidate’s past, present, and future (planned) contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion. To learn more about how UCLA thinks about contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion, please review our Sample Guidance for Candidates and related EDI Statement FAQ document.
  • (Optional)
  • Misc / Additional (Optional)