The undergraduate Neuroscience Interdepartmental Program at UCLA seeks a lecturer(s) to teach up to six courses (full time) across the Fall, Winter and Spring quarters of 2023-24 (2 courses/quarter). Percentage of employment will vary according to number of courses taught. Positions may be part-time, and of limited duration. However, applicants seeking to teach these same courses (see below) across multiple years are preferred with the opportunity to advance to ‘Continuing Lecturer’ status after 6 years of full time instruction. Applications will be accepted on a continuous basis. Screening of applications will take place until the position or positions is/are filled.
This position is represented by the University Council – American Federation of Teachers: https://ucnet.universityofcalifornia.edu/labor/bargaining-units/ix/contract.html. Internal applicants will be considered for reappointment prior to the consideration of external applicants.
Salary range: The posted UC salary scales (https://www.ucop.edu/academic-personnel-programs/compensation/index.html) set the minimum pay determined by the experience level at time of hire. See Table 15: Unit 18 Faculty, Pre-Six Year Appointments, Academic Year. The annual salary range for this position is $64,329 (Salary Point 1) – $68,247 (Salary Point 3) effective July 1, 2022.
Duties: Teach (and co-teach) lecture, laboratory, and outreach in neuroscience and other topics as needed; plan and coordinate discussion activities for multiple sections of courses; supervise course teaching assistants; manage the acquisition and maintenance of course materials; develop computer applications for the classroom; supervise student projects; and maintain office hours.
Qualifications: Ph.D. degree in the biological sciences related to neuroscience; demonstrated experience in undergraduate teaching at the university level; experience with laboratory instruction in the biological sciences. Experience in teaching neuroanatomy is preferred. Level of appointment and salary commensurate with qualifications, experience and duties.
Application: Applicants should submit their materials on-line including curriculum vitae, cover letter (which should include: 1) the topics most comfortable/experienced teaching and if relevant, mention specific courses from those listed at
and; 2) if interested in academic year and which quarters or summer teaching or both), written statement of teaching interests and background, and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three references to https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/JPF08502
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy (http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct)