Part Time MIMG Lecturer 2022-2023 University of California Los Angeles
Requisition Number: JPF07792
The Department of Microbiology, Immunology, and Molecular Genetics at UCLA invites applications for non-tenure track lecturer positions in Academic Year 2022-2023. Lectureship appointments are part-time and made on a quarter by quarter basis as dictated by instructional needs and budget constraints of the Department. Quarter academic appointment dates and courses are as follows:
Fall: September 19-December 9, 2022: Research Immersion Laboratory in Virology (MIMG103AL) Microbiology Laboratory for Professional Schools (MIMG100L) Scientific Analysis and Communication II (MIMG 180B) Introductory Microbiology (MIMG 101)
Winter: January 4-March 24, 2023: Advanced Research Analysis in Virology (MIMG103BL) Scientific Analysis and Communication I (MIMG 180A) Introductory Microbiology (MIMG 101) Medical Microbiology for Nursing Students (MIMG 10)
Spring: March 29-June 16, 2023: Research Immersion Laboratory in Virology (MIMG103AL) Microbiology Laboratory for Professional Schools (MIMG100L) Scientific Analysis and Communication I (MIMG 180A) Scientific Analysis and Communication II (MIMG 180B)
Salary commensurate with applicant qualifications and experience; percentage of appointment commensurate with teaching load.
Duties: Teach undergraduate course(s) in the microbiology field during the 2022-2023 academic year. Course(s) 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 (MIMG103BL).. 3-unit fundamental microbiology laboratory course for pre-professional students focusing on experimental techniques of microbiology, with emphasis on cultivation and characterization of bacteria Microbiology Laboratory for Professional Schools (MIMG100L). 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 (MIMG 101).
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 (MIMG 10).
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 (MIMG 180A, B).
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.
Application: Please send curriculum vitae, written statement of teaching interests and background, and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three references.
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UCLA is known worldwide for the breadth and quality of its academic, research, health care, cultural, continuing education and athletic programs. UCLA offers undergraduate degrees in more than 127 majors and graduate degrees in 198 program areas. UCLA has 11 highly regarded professional schools. Eight are ranked among the nation's top 15 in their field by U.S. News & World Report. UCLA is consistently among the most popular campus in the nation for undergraduate applicants. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. Benefits:UCLA offers a comprehensive benefits package, including an average of three weeks' vacation per year; an average of 12 days per year sick leave; 13 paid holidays per year; health, dental and optical benefits; life insurance; disability insurance; the University of California Retirement Plan with 5 year vesting and various voluntary UC Savings Plans. There are also special programs and privileges available, such as accessibility to cultural and recreational programs, athletic events, and the University Credit Union.