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UCLA: Adjunct Assistant Professor 2018-2019 in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology

(posted 2018-07-12)

Position: The Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at UCLA seeks a full-time Adjunct Assistant Professor, with a possible one year renewable appointment.

Duties: Teach lecture, laboratory, and/or field courses in conservation, plant biology, and evolution, broadly defined. Plan and coordinate discussion activities for multiple sections of courses; supervise course teaching assistants; manage the acquisition and maintenance of course materials; supervise student projects; and maintain office hours. Collaborate on research with existing faculty labs in the following areas: amphibian and/or reptile conservation biology, disease ecology and evolution, mammalian evolutionary developmental biology, paleobiology, population genetics, and/or genomics, and plant evolutionary and/or conservation genomics.

Qualifications: Ph.D. degree in the biological sciences or related field; experience in undergraduate teaching at the university level; experience with laboratory instruction in the biological sciences. Candidates will be given preference if their qualifications fit within the above defined fields. Level of appointment and salary commensurate with qualifications, experience and duties.

Application: Applicants should submit their materials on-line to including curriculum vitae, cover letter which should include the 1) topics most comfortable/experienced teaching and if relevant, mention specific courses from the UCLA general catalog and 2) research fit with existing faculty labs in the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at UCLA in the above detailed areas, written statement of teaching interests and background, written statement of research interests and background, 3) written statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity through research, teaching, and/or service, and 4) the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three references. Questions should be directed to Chair, Dr. Karen Sears:

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, sex orientation, gender identity, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy (