UCSF/USF Partnership for Undergraduate Mentoring and Teaching (PUMT)
OCPD and University of San Francisco (USF) partner to offer UCSF students and postdoctoral scholars opportunities in the life sciences to teach undergraduate lab and lecture courses at USF in the departments of Biology and Physics/Astronomy.
In a Nutshell
- These teaching positions are paid adjunct faculty positions which often include a weekly instructor's meeting.
- The majority of part-time teaching positions are for laboratory sections associated with large intro classes taught by full-time USF faculty.
- There are occasional opportunities for teaching full courses (either lecture only, or lecture/lab) at both lower- and upper-division levels.
- For life scientists: Teach an undergraduate lab or lecture course at USF, or mentor a USF undergraduate student in your current lab through the UCSF/USF Partnership for Undergraduate Mentoring and Teaching (PUMT).
- Applications take place twice a year in November (for the Spring semester) and June (for the Fall semester) and positions are advertised through the PFF Listerv.
- Information Sessions are offered at UCSF twice a year, at the time of application. See our program calendar.
- It is highly recommended that applicants complete the STEP-UP course or equivalent before starting.
- To apply, follow the instructions provided in the announcement posted below. Usually, applications are emailed to Deneb Karentz ([email protected]) as a single PDF file.
Application Instructions for Spring 2018 Semester
What you will need
5. International scholars on a J1 visa must submit a letter of support from their Principal Investigator with their application to USF.
Important Information for International Students and Scholars
Note: International students/postdocs are advised to contact the UCSF International Students and Scholars Office (http://isso.ucsf.edu/) to determine eligibility for a paid part-time teaching position outside of UCSF under your particular visa. USF cannot assist with visa issues. International scholars on a J1 visa must submit a letter of support from their Principal Investigator with their application to USF and follow-up immediately with their ISSO officer to let them know of their application.
Frequently asked questions:
Email Deneb Karentz
Professor and USF Coordinator for PUMT, Department of Biology, HRN 347
University of San Francisco