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Study of Religion Lecturer

Recruitment Period

Open February 12th, 2021 through Monday, Mar 15, 2021 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)

Position description

The Interdepartmental Program in the Study of Religion at the University of California, Los Angeles is seeking a part-time Lecturer to teach one course on religious diversity in the contemporary Middle East during the Spring 2021 academic quarter. This course explores religious diversity in the contemporary Middle East through collective profiles of the region’s main religious communities.

Applicants must have a PhD in Religions Studies or related fields, and should have experience teaching in a university setting. The ideal candidate should have knowledge of Middle Eastern main religious communities as well as their social and political components. Applicants should also be familiar with Jews of Israel in all their variety, the heterodox sects that arose, and non-Abrahamic religious communities.

Applicants should apply online via UCLA Academic Recruit. This position requires submission of a CV, and contact information for a minimum of three individuals who may be contacted for a letter of recommendation.

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 –

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Application Requirements

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’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.

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 3 required (contact information only)