• Assistant Teaching Professor, Biological Sciences

University of California-Merced


The Molecular Cell Biology Department in the School of Natural Sciences is seeking one new faculty member at the Assistant Teaching Professor (Lecturer with Potential Security of Employment) in Biological Sciences, a position that in the University of California-Merced emphasizes teaching but otherwise parallels the tenure-track faculty series, including membership in the Academic Senate. Candidates in all areas of Biological Sciences and Biology Education are encouraged to apply, but in particular, the university seeks outstanding scholars who will establish and maintain creative teaching programs in foundational, introductory biology major courses, the quantitative analysis of biological data; design of introductory inquiry-based laboratory courses and upper division specialized course-based undergraduate research experiences in biological sciences; participate actively in the application and assessment of innovative inclusive pedagogy in the classroom and teach effectively at all undergraduate levels.

Candidates must have a PhD in biology or biology education, or a closely related field by the position start date; a strong record of teaching and mentorship and collaboration, publications in their fields; and, demonstrable interest in developing innovative teaching programs.

For more information and to apply, please visit the full job posting here. Applications must include 1) a cover letter stating area of interest; 2) curriculum vitae; 3) statement of research; 4) statement of teaching; 5) a diversity statement; and, 6) three letter of reference submitted online. After an application is submitted, the letters of reference should be electronically uploaded by the letter writers (instructions will be provided by the application system). Review of applications will begin on Oct 2, 2018, with a final closing date of October 1, 2018. For additional information, please contact Search Committee Chair Jennifer Manilay at jmanilay@ucmerced.edu.

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