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Part-time Instructor Positions for the 2019-20 Academic Year

Recruitment Period

Open March 20th, 2019 through Wednesday, May 22, 2019 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)

Description

UCLA Law School invites applications from individuals interested in teaching a specialty course in its advanced curriculum for the 2019–2020 academic year. These are academic, non-tenure track, part-time, limited-term appointments.

Decisions will be made on a rolling basis and the timing of decisions will vary according to a variety of factors including curricular need and course scheduling and the particular specialty course the applicant proposes to teach. The School may be especially interested in applicants who have experience teaching courses for LL.M. students in legal writing , contracts, and introduction to negotiation, as well as election law, disability law, insurance law, and estate and gift planning , among other topics.

Applicants are encouraged to discuss in their cover letters their respective areas of professional expertise, the courses they have previously taught or propose to teach as well as any record of research or other creative work such as publications, law reform activities and significant contributions to the profession or professional organizations.

Requirements: A J.D. or equivalent advanced degree; excellent academic record; substantial, distinguished legal practice experience with a record of research or other creative work such as publications, law reform activities and significant contributions to the profession or professional organizations; experience within a distinct legal specialty; demonstrated commitment to teaching; prior successful law school teaching experience strongly preferred. UCLA School of Law seeks candidates committed to the highest standards of creative work and professional activities and to a campus climate that supports equality and diversity.

Please submit a cover letter, resume, and the names and addresses for at least two professional references online at https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/JPF04407.

Please also see the separate posting at https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/JPF04408 describing our teaching needs in legal research and writing.

To ensure full consideration, applications for the 2019-20 academic year should be received by Wednesday, May 22, 2019 but will be considered thereafter until the 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 (http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct).

Job location

Los Angeles, CA

Learn More

More information about this recruitment: https://law.ucla.edu/academics/curriculum/

Requirements

Document requirements
  • Cover Letter - Please discuss your area(s) of professional expertise, course(s) previously taught or propose to teach, any record of research or creative work e.g. publications, law reform activities, significant contributions to profession or organizations

  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • List of references - Names and contact information for at least two (2) professional references

  • Teaching Evaluations - Applicants with teaching experience should also include their teaching evaluations, a summary thereof, or other testimonials concerning their teaching experience.
    (Optional)

  • Statement on Contributions to Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion - An EDI Statement describes a faculty candidate’s past, present, and future (planned) contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion. To learn more about how UCLA thinks about contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion, please review our Sample Guidance for Candidates and related EDI Statement FAQ document.
    (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 2-4 required (contact information only)

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