University of California, Riverside

Assistant Professor of Teaching (LPSOE); Evolution, Ecology & Organismal Biology

Evolution, Ecology & Organismal Biology

The Department of Evolution, Ecology & Organismal Biology at the University of California, Riverside (UCR) invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Teaching position (also termed Lecturer with Potential Security of Employment, LPSOE), beginning July 1, 2022.

The LPSOE series parallels that of the research-focused series but with emphasis on excellence in teaching and other instruction-related activities. Individuals in this position are expected to provide outstanding teaching as well as to engage in professional activity and service related to the pedagogical mission of the university including leadership in maintaining UC’s academic excellence, achieving student success and expanding learning opportunities beyond students on campus. This appointment confers membership in the Academic Senate, and, contingent upon promotion, tenure – paralleling security of employment. Demonstrated potential or established record for effective teaching and scholarly work in educational research is a preferred qualification.

The University is interested in candidates with a Ph. D. in Biology, or a closely related field, and demonstrated excellence in teaching. Demonstrated potential or established record of scholarly work in educational research and a broad, in-depth understanding of evolution, ecology and organismal biology is preferred.

Duties will include teaching 6 undergraduate courses per year, aligning learning goals among sections of Introductory Biology courses, curriculum development for existing or new courses, innovation in undergraduate teaching, supervision of teaching assistants, conducting TA training and participation in undergraduate research and other enrichment programs for the Biology major.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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Last updated: 2022-03-30