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Temporary Lecturer Positions (1632 or 1630), 2021-22

Application Window

Open date: April 12th, 2021

Next review date: Tuesday, Aug 31, 2021 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: Tuesday, Aug 31, 2021 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.

Position description

Open until filled beginning on April 10, 2021.

The UCLA Institute for Society and Genetics seeks lecturers to teach lower and upper division undergraduate courses at the intersection of biology and society. Specific areas of need are: social, political, and economic determinants of health; race and science; global health, including environmental and social aspects; ethics and biomedical ethics; planetary health; or legal and political problems in genetics, genomics, and epigenetics. 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. Ph.D. required at the time of appointment start. We seek lectures comfortable with integrating scientific concepts and social, cultural or historical concepts equally into their courses.

Please submit all application materials via the following URL:


Basic qualifications (required at time of application)


Application Requirements

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

  • Cover Letter

  • Statement of Teaching

  • 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.

  • 1 or 2 examples of course syllabi

  • Student Evaluations from 1 or 2 past courses taught (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 3 required (contact information only)

We require applicants to submit the names, affiliation, and contact information for no fewer than three professional references at the time of application.

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Campus Information

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.