September 2019

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9/3/19 Assistant Professor of Teaching in Developmental and Cell Biology UC Irvine  more info 
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.
9/12/19 Assistant Teaching Professor in the Neuroscience and Behavior Undergraduate Major University of Notre Dame more info
  The Department of Psychology in the College of Arts and Letters at the University of Notre Dame invites applications for an assistant teaching professor to support the Neuroscience and Behavior undergraduate major. The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. in Psychology or Neuroscience, and will provide evidence of teaching excellence at the college level (i.e., prior teaching experience, use of evidence-based practices). Responsibilities will include teaching a core course in Cognitive Neuroscience; developing upper level elective courses in the candidate’s area of expertise that expands on neuroscience content in some area of Psychology; contributing to the development of a methods course that covers the measurement of electrophysiology; and undergraduate advising.

Questions and informal inquiries regarding this position may be directed to the Search Committee Chair, Prof. Bradley Gibson (bgibson@nd.edu).

9/12/19 Department of Biology Teaching and Learning (BTL), is seeking to hire Future Tenure-Track Assistant Colleague through President’s Postdoctoral Fellowship Program. University of Minnesota more info
  We are seeking a candidate who has experience in biology education research and in innovative, evidence-based teaching. The expectation for the successful candidate is that they will develop an active research program in BTL under the mentorship of one or more of our current faculty as a presidential postdoc, before transitioning to a tenure-track assistant professor position in the Department and the College of Biological Sciences. This position will complement the existing strengths of the Department of Biology Teaching and Learning, contributing to our mission of discovering, adapting, applying and disseminating innovative strategies that transform biology education. The successful candidate will be a productive researcher with demonstrated independence in thinking and the ability to work across the biological and biology education disciplines. The successful candidate will be expected to develop a strong, extramurally-funded and collaborative research program that creates, extends, and/or explains the mechanisms of effective approaches to biology education.  Applications will be accepted through the University of Minnesota’s PPFP website from until November 1, 2019.

This position is part of the University of Minnesota’s recent partnership with the University of California’s highly successful President’s Postdoctoral Fellowship Program.

Questions about the program, the application process, and the Department of Biology Teaching and Learning can be directed to any of our tunered/tenure-line faculty, including Abdi WarfaAnita SchuchardtSehoya CotnerMurray JensenRob Brooker, or David Kirkpatrick.

August 2019

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8/12/19 Open Temporary Lecturer Positions  UCLA  more info 
The UCLA Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry seeks applications for temporary lecturer positions to teach lower division Organic Chemistry courses during the Fall 2019 and Winter 2020 Quarters. Interested candidates may apply here: https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/JPF04649
8/12/19 Introductory laboratory (2 positions) Harvey Mudd College  send email
  The Department of Biology at Harvey Mudd College seeks adjunct faculty to teach in our introductory biology laboratory in the spring of 2020. The laboratory is taken by first year non-major students and involves the application of molecular biology techniques to problems in human genetics, bioengineering, and environmental sensing. Teaching in this course would involve coming to campus several afternoons per week. Successful applicants will have a strong background in molecular biology and interest in teaching. If interested, please contact Eliot Bush, chair of the Biology Department (Eliot_Bush@hmc.edu). Harvey Mudd College is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to the recruitment of candidates historically underrepresented on college faculties.
8/12/19 Upper level molecular elective (1 position) Harvey Mudd College  send email
  The Department of Biology at Harvey Mudd College seeks adjunct faculty to teach an upper level elective in an area of molecular and cellular biology. Possible topics include immunology, developmental biology, and cancer, among others. The course would be taught in the spring of 2020 and students would consist of junior and senior biology majors. A successful applicant will have a strong background in the area of focus and interest in teaching. If interested, please contact Eliot Bush, chair of the Biology Department (Eliot_Bush@hmc.edu). Harvey Mudd College is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to the recruitment of candidates historically underrepresented on college faculties.
8/12/19 Ecology (1 position) Harvey Mudd College  send email
  The Department of Biology at Harvey Mudd College seeks adjunct faculty to teach introductory ecology in the spring of 2020. The course is typically taken by sophomore, junior, and senior biology majors. A successful applicant will have a strong background in ecology and interest in teaching. If interested, please contact Eliot Bush, chair of the Biology Department (Eliot_Bush@hmc.edu). Harvey Mudd College is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to the recruitment of candidates historically underrepresented on college faculties.

July 2019

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7/29/19 POD Network Communications Coordinator Pod Network more info
Position Description: The POD Network is the oldest and one of the largest educational development professional associations, with over 1,400 members worldwide. Educational development is a growing and dynamic field, which focuses on improving postsecondary teaching and learning through faculty/instructor development, course/curriculum development, and organizational development.
The full-time position of Communications Coordinator will administer the POD Network’s social media marketing and advertising, as well as scheduled communications between committees and special interest groups (SIGs) and the organization’s membership. See full posting here
7/29/19 Instructional designer in the eLearning Team Cal Poly Pamona more info
 
The full announcement and application portal can be found here see the External Applicants link and look for posting #60687.
You are also welcome to contact Victoria Bhavsar (vbhavsar@cpp.edu) directly for questions and more information.
Victoria Bhavsar, Ph.D.
Director, Faculty Center for Professional Development and the eLearning team
7/29/19 Biochemistry Instructor  Cal State University Channel Islands  send email
  The Department of Biology at Harvey Mudd College seeks adjunct faculty to teach introductory ecology in the spring of 2020. The course is typically taken by sophomore, junior, and senior biology majors. A successful applicant will have a strong background in ecology and interest in teaching. If interested, please contact Eliot Bush, chair of the Biology Department (Eliot_Bush@hmc.edu). Harvey Mudd College is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to the recruitment of candidates historically underrepresented on college faculties.