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Part-time Lecturers with a focus on African American, Caribbean and African Diaspora Labor 2020-21 (Non-Senate)

Recruitment Period

Open date: July 21st, 2020

Next review date: Wednesday, Oct 7, 2020 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: Wednesday, Oct 7, 2020 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.


The UCLA Institute for Research on Labor and Employment seeks applications for part-time, non-tenure track lecturer positions to teach courses in Labor Studies with a focus on Black workers, African American working-class social-political movements, or the intersectional analysis of class on gender, race, ethnicity and/or sexuality in the African-American, Caribbean and African Diaspora community.

Quarter academic appointment dates are as follows:
Winter: January 1-March 31 st (remote online teaching available)
Spring: April 1-June 30th

Applications will be kept on file for consideration for any openings that may occur throughout the year. Responsibilities will include lecturing, conducting regularly scheduled office hours, and the writing and grading of assignments and exams. Must be able to teach in the classroom and/or online.

Ph.D. or terminal degree preferred, but not required. Applicants who are advanced to Ph.D. candidacy or who have a M.A., MF.A., or equivalent may be considered (currently enrolled UC students are not considered). Priority will be given to candidates with a demonstrated commitment to excellence in teaching Labor Studies, African American Studies, or proven industry expertise in labor. Please indicate your areas of specialization.

A description of current Labor Studies courses offered can be found in the UCLA Registrar's course catalog:

Terms and conditions of employment are subject to UC policy and any appropriate collective bargaining agreement. Salary based on qualifications.
This is an ongoing search and applications will be considered for the 2020-2021 academic year on a rolling basis, as dictated by departmental needs.

UCLA is a world-renown research university with a diverse student population in one of the more diverse cities in the nation; we particularly seek candidates who have taught similarly diverse students in a major research university.

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 and Affirmative Action Policy (

Job location

Los Angeles, CA


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

  • Cover Letter (Optional)

  • Statement of Research (Optional)

  • Statement of Teaching (Optional)

  • Statement on Contributions to Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion - An EDI Statement describes a faculty candidate‚Äôs 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.

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

  • Proposed Course Syllabi - If submitting more than one syllabus, please combine and upload as a single document.

Reference requirements
  • 3 required (contact information only)