08/2015-Present – Ventura, CA
Ventura Community College – Professor
Professor of biology. Teaching anatomy, physiology, and biotechnology.
07/2010-07/2015 – La Jolla, CA
UCSD – Adjunct Professor
Instruct summer session offerings of BIMM 101, an upper-division biotechnology lecture and laboratory course. // Summer session offerings take a ten week course and compress it into 5 weeks. // 6 hours lecture and 10-12 hours lab per week.
09/2013-06/2015 – San Diego, CA
San Diego Mesa College – Adjunct Professor
Instructor of BIO 210A, a majors-level introductory lecture and laboratory biology course.
08/2012-06/2015 – Oceanside, CA
MiraCosta College – Adjunct Professor
Instructor of BIO 220 a human physiology lecture and laboratory course and BIO 101, a non-majors lecture course.
01/2012-06/2015 – San Marcos, CA
Palomar College – Adjunct Professor
Instructed BIOL 100, a non-majors general biology lecture and laboratory course. // Sixty student lecture twice a week, with two three-hour laboratory sections per week. // Completed the Palomar Online Education Training program.
08/2012-06/2013 – San Diego, CA
San Diego Miramar College – Adjunct Professor
Instructor of BIO 107, a non-majors general laboratory course.
09/2005-12/2011 – La Jolla, CA
UCSD – Ph.D. Student, Teaching Assistant, Etc.
Research duties: planning through publication // Experience from literature review through bench molecular biology // Maintenance of several disparate lines of research in support of Ph.D. thesis // Teaching assistance through three quarters of undergraduate biology courses // Served as Senior TA for the Division of Biological Sciences
09/2007-12/2007 – La Jolla, CA
UCSD Center for Teaching Development – Teaching Assistant Consultant
Observation of first time UCSD teaching assistants in the classroom // Evaluation of teaching assistant performance, and identification of strengths and areas for improvement // Consultation with teaching assistants to provide feedback and direction toward available resources
06/2007-07/2007 – La Jolla, CA
Academic Connections – Instructor
Creation and instruction of a month-long high school science course // Preparation and implementation of lectures, student activities, etc. // Experience from development of curricula through student assessment
04/2007-07/2007 – San Diego, CA
Mad Science – Instructor
Leading of after school science programs at area elementary schools // Experience working with children and classroom management // Training in delivery of scientific concepts in exciting ways to kids
06/2006-07/2006 – La Jolla, CA
Academic Connections – Teaching Assistant
Co-instruction of a month-long high school science course // Experience from development of curricula through student assessment
06/2003-11/2005 – La Jolla, CA
The Burnham Institute – Animal Technician, Research Assistant
Husbandry maintenance for transgenic mouse lines for 10 different investigators // Experience in all commonly used animal procedures, including surgery // Research project experience including behavioral testing and confocal microscopy
01/2002-09/2002 – Los Angeles, CA
UCLA Neuropsychiatric Institute – Laboratory Assistant
Cared for and collected behavioral data from laboratory mice. // Prepared figures for research paper presentation. // Maintenance multiple databases for data collection.
01/2001-09/2002 – Los Angeles, CA
UCLA Biomedical Library – Library Assistant I
Processed added copies and withdrawals in the Orion database. // Assisted with the general operations of the bindery preparation department. // Book repair duties including bindery experience.