Position: The Department of Molecular, Cell, and Developmental Biology seeks a dynamic instructor to teach an undergraduate level Biomedical Ethics course for the upcoming 2018-2019 academic year. The course:
Examines importance of ethics in research and exploration of how and why bioethics is relevant to reproductive screening, policy formation, public regulation, and law.
Provides foundation in traditional ethics, consideration of subcategories of bioethics, neuroethics, and eugenics, and how to apply ethics to contemporary issues in research and technology.
DUTIES: Teach lecture course on biomedical ethics. Plan and coordinate discussion activities for multiple sections of courses; supervise course teaching assistants; manage the acquisition and maintenance of course materials; supervise student projects; and maintain office hours.
QUALIFICATIONS: PhD in Philosophy preferred. Experience teaching bioethics, medical ethics, philosophy of medicine, philosophy of science, or contemporary moral problems preferred. Research in applied ethics not required, but desirable. Commitment to keeping this course agile, changing and updating material as contemporary moral challenges in medicine and science emerge and evolve. Fluency with contemporary literature in these fields is thus required. Demonstrated experience teaching sensitive and controversial material in respectful and effective ways, especially in a large lecture class format. Experience, skill, and enthusiasm in teaching Diversity-course content.
TERM OF APPOINTMENT: Fall 2018, Winter 2019 and Spring 2019 quarters.
DEADLINE: Review of applications will begin immediately. All applications will be considered until position is filled.
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, sexual orientation, gender identity, 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 at: http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct.
UCLA's primary purpose as a public research university is the creation, dissemination, preservation and application of knowledge for the betterment of our global society. To fulfill this mission, UCLA is committed to academic freedom in its fullest terms: We value open access to information, free and lively debate conducted with mutual respect for individuals, and freedom from intolerance. Diverse, progressive and centered in one of the most influential cities in the world, UCLA is a truly international university that offers a world of opportunity. Consistently ranked among the world's top-tier universities and powered by extensive resources, a renowned reputation and the will to make a real difference in the world
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