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Lecturer, Honors Collegium - Speeding Cures: Can Activists Make Differences?

Recruitment Period

Open February 3rd, 2021 through Friday, Mar 5, 2021 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)

Position description

The UCLA Honors Program unit seeks a lecturer for Spring 2021 (AY 2020-21) to co-teach an upper division undergraduate seminar under Honors Collegium.

The Honors Collegium 130 course is designed for students in the College Honors program. Students will be involved in the study of how economic, political, and social forces shape health policy and even biomedical science. What are best ways to confront specific health challenges? Analysis of scientific, medical, social, economic, and political aspects of health inequities, drug pricing, and disability policy, as well as roles of experts and expertise in formulating goals and strategies. Topics include aging, autism, AIDS, breast cancer, clean water, gun violence, prostate cancer, rare diseases, and vaccines.

UCLA has 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.

Required Qualifications:
• An earned doctorate from an accredited university
• College-level teaching experience
• Knowledge and training within the fields of political science, economics, life science and other-related areas
• Experience in teaching writing and composition

Preferred Qualifications:
• At least three years of college-level teaching experience
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Must be capable of delivering high-quality instruction to a diverse student body

• Cover letter
• Curriculum vitae
• Statement of teaching
• Names and contact information of two references

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

Application Requirements

Document requirements
  • Cover Letter

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

  • Statement of Teaching

Reference requirements
  • 2 required (contact information only)