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Lecturer for Master of Social Science (MaSS) program

Recruitment Period

Open February 1st, 2021 through Monday, Mar 22, 2021 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)

Position description

UCLA Master of Social Science Program

The UCLA Master of Social Science program (MaSS) is seeking to hire a lecturer in Spring 2021 to teach SOC SC 430B: Community-Based Research. This course is required for all students enrolled in the MaSS program. The expected enrollment is approximately 25 students. SOC SC 430B is offered as the second part of a two-course sequence that guides students in completing group research projects developed in partnership with non-profit organizations in the Los Angeles area. The course is conducted in a seminar-format, meeting once per week for three hours. In addition, the instructor will meet weekly outside of class with each of the six student teams.

Primary responsibilities of the instructor include guiding teams through the final stages of the data analysis and the write-up process. Students should receive detailed written comments from the instructor on several drafts of the final project submitted throughout the quarter. The ideal candidate for this position will have significant experience as a researcher as well as experience teaching writing to students at the graduate level
Applicants should hold a PhD in a social science or related discipline. Prior teaching experience required, preferably with a record of experience teaching writing at the graduate level. Ideal candidates should also have experience mentoring students undertaking mixed-methods research, using a wide range of qualitative and quantitative research methods.

To Apply:
Applicants should submit a CV, along with a cover letter describing their interest in the position and relevant experience and qualifications.

Candidates will be notified of decisions no later than March 15, 2021.

Application Requirements

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

  • Cover Letter

  • 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)

Job location

Los Angeles, California