Lecturer in General Education

University of California Los Angeles

Lecturer, General Education UCLA Cluster Program - Biotechnology and Society

Job #JPF05643
  • L&S Undergraduate Education - EDUCATIONAL INITIATIVES

Recruitment Period

Open June 26th, 2020 through Sunday, Jul 26, 2020 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)

Description

The UCLA Undergraduate Education Initiatives unit seeks a lecturer for fall and spring quarters in Academic Year 2020-21 to teach a lower division undergraduate course in fall quarter and a spring seminar as part of the General Education UCLA Cluster Program.

This position includes team-teaching the lectures for the course, which explores methods, applications, and implications of biotechnology from ethical, social, political, and biological viewpoints. We are specifically seeking a scholar who can provide perspectives on the intersection of biotechnology, anthropology, citizen science (such as DIY biology), and science and technology studies. This position will entail team coordination and contribution to generation of writing assignments, exam questions, and grading of student submissions.

UCLA has a diverse student population in one of the more diverse cities in the nation; we particularly seek candidates who have taught similarly diverse students in a major research university.

Required Qualifications:
• An earned doctorate from an accredited university
• College-level teaching experience, especially to a General Education population
• Knowledge and training/background in anthropology, science and technology studies
• Experience in teaching writing and composition

Preferred Qualifications:
• At least three years of college-level teaching experience
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills

• Must be capable of delivering high-quality instruction to a diverse student body

Requirements:
• Cover letter
• Curriculum vitae
• Statement of teaching
• Names and contact information of two references

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

Requirements

Document requirements
  • Cover Letter
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
  • Statement of Teaching
Reference requirements
  • 2 required (contact information only)