Assistant Professor of Teaching, University of California Davis

The successful applicant will be responsible for teaching both lower and upper division undergraduate lecture and laboratory courses with 4-6 courses per year (on a quarter system; 1-2 courses per quarter). Courses may include WFC 10 (Wildlife Ecology and Conservation), WFC 50 (Natural History of California’s Wild Vertebrates), BIS 2B (Introduction to Biology: Principles of Ecology & Evolution) and up to 3 other courses to be determined in consultation with the chair and pending the candidate’s background and interests. The successful applicant will also be expected to play a leadership role in the scholarship of teaching and learning, work with other faculty to develop, implement and assess new pedagogical initiatives, support student internships in the department, and develop a successful discipline-based educational research program. Qualified applicants must have a PhD in Biological Sciences or related disciplines relevant to the field of wildlife, fish & conservation biology, preferably with postgraduate experience.

Closing date: open until filled, but all application materials must be received by October 24, 2019 to be assured full consideration. Applicants should submit materials online at: https://recruit.ucdavis.edu.

Please include your curriculum vitae, a description of your research background (not to exceed two pages), statement of current and proposed teaching and science education plans (not to exceed four pages), and a statement describing your past experience in and future plans for activities that promote diversity and inclusion. Applicants should request letters of reference from 3 referees familiar with the applicant’s teaching abilities to be submitted directly to https://recruit.ucdavis.edu by October 24, 2019. For more information on this position and UC Davis in general, please visit the following web site: https://recruit.ucdavis.edu or contact the search committee chair, Professor John Eadie, at jmeadie@ucdavis.edu or (530) 754-0145.