• Assistant Professor of Teaching, Biology

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, in addition to excellent teaching and service, the candidate must 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 prominent role in biology education research, working with other faculty to develop, implement and assess innovative pedagogical initiatives.

UC Irvine seeks 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.

For more information and to apply, please visit the full job posting here. Review of applications will begin September 15, 2018. Applications completed by October 1, 2018 will be granted full consideration.

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