The Department of Evolution, Ecology and Organismal Biology invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Teaching Professor position (also termed Lecturer with Potential Security of Employment, LPSOE), beginning January, 2022.
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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, facilitating student success and expanding learning opportunities for students beyond 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.
Candidates must have a Ph.D. in Biology or a closely related field at the time of employment, with expertise in evolution, ecology and organismal biology preferred. Duties will include teaching up to six 10-week undergraduate courses or course equivalents 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, participation in program assessment, pedagogy, and other enrichment programs for the Biology major and collaborating with other faculty to align learning goals among replicate offerings of the same course.