Assistant Professor of Teaching in Developmental and Cell Biology, University of California, Irvine
- University of California, Irvine
- University of California, Irvine
Applications are invited for an Assistant Professor of Teaching, a University of California position that emphasizes teaching, but otherwise parallels the tenure-track faculty series, including membership in the Academic Senate. Advancement in this series requires that, in addition to excellent teaching and service, the candidate make outstanding and recognized contributions to the development of his or her specific discipline and/or pedagogy. The successful candidate will participate in the undergraduate teaching mission of the department, with opportunities to instruct lecture or lab courses such as introductory biology, developmental biology, cell biology, anatomy, and scientific writing. The successful candidate will also play a role in biology education research, working with other faculty to develop, implement and assess innovative pedagogical initiatives. We seek an outstanding applicant with a Ph.D. in a biology discipline, preferably with postdoctoral training in cell biology, developmental biology, or STEM education research. Other preferred qualifications include documented success in some or all of the following areas: teaching large undergraduate classes; use of evidence-based teaching practices; use of modern instructional technology; ability to develop effective teaching strategies for diverse student populations; conducting STEM education research. Salary will be commensurate with education and experience.
The School of Biological Sciences is recognized as a national leader in the development of programs designed to increase the participation of underrepresented minorities in the biomedical sciences ( http://port.bio.uci.edu/about/ ) and is firmly committed to the ideals of equity, diversity, and inclusion. Career partners programs are available to meet the needs of dual-career academic partners, while subsidized faculty and staff housing and a Mortgage Origination Program are offered to facilitate the purchase of a home. UC Irvine is located 10 minutes from the coast, and the city of Irvine is home to excellent parks, schools, and entertainment opportunities.
Information on the department is available at https://devcell.bio.uci.edu/ . Review of applications will begin September 15, 2019 and continue until the position is filled (start date is July 2020, or potentially as early as January 2020). Applications completed by October 1, 2019 will be granted full consideration. For application instructions, please go to the Department of Developmental and Cell Biology Assistant Teaching Professor section at https://recruit.ap.uci.edu/apply/JPF05659 . Criteria for the research, teaching, and diversity statements are provided below:
Research Statement (3 pages). This statement should:
Teaching Statement (3 pages). For guidelines on how to prepare a reflective teaching statement see http://dtei.uci.edu/the-reflective-teaching-statement/ . This statement should:
Diversity Statement (1 page). The UC Statement on Diversity is available at: http://regents.universityofcalifornia.edu/governance/policies/4400.html . Applicants will be evaluated on their required statements of their contribution to diversity. This statement will be discussed during the interview process and should:
The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity /Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy. As a recipient of an NSF ADVANCE award for gender equity, UCI is responsive to the needs of dual-career couples, supports work-life balance through an array of family-friendly policies, and is dedicated to broadening participation in higher education.
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