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UCLA AFRICAN AMERICAN STUDIES DEPARTMENT OPEN POSITIONS: PART-TIME LECTURERS (NON-SENATE) 2021-2022

Application Window

Open June 11th, 2021 through Tuesday, Mar 15, 2022 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)

Position description

The department of African American Studies at UCLA, invites applications for non-tenure track lecturer positions in 2021-2022. We are looking for instructors who can teach one of the following courses: Black Experience in Latin America, Black Intellectual Thought, African American Art 1900-1963, and special topics in African American Studies. Lecturer appointments are part-time and made on a quarter by quarter basis as dictated by instructional needs and budget constraints of the department. Quarter academic appointment dates are as follows:

Fall: October 1-December 31st, 2021
Winter: January 1-March 31st, 2022
Spring: April 1-June 30th, 2022

We are particularly interested in candidates who are working transnationally, including on Africa and diaspora and whose scholarship and engagements are interdisciplinary.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS
Candidates with a Ph.D. or equivalent in African/African American Studies, American Studies, Art History, History, Law, Political Science, Anthropology, Sociology, Psychology, Economics, Ethnomusicology, Public Health, Education, Public Affairs, Urban Planning, Philosophy, Theater, Film, Literature, Humanities, Gender Studies, LGBTQ Studies, or related fields are encouraged to apply. Applicants who are advanced to Ph.D. candidacy or who have a M.A., M.F.A., or equivalent may be considered (currently enrolled UC students are not considered).

PREFFERED QUALIFICATIONS
Applicants with a Ph.D. are preferred. Candidates with a minimum of two years of teaching experience and a demonstrated record of distinguished undergraduate teaching. Evidence of this teaching record must be supplied. Applicants with extensive academic and/or professional experience are encouraged to apply.

REQUIREMENTS
Please submit your application to UCLA Academic Recruit, including the following required documents:
-Cover Letter
-Curriculum Vitae
-Statement of Teaching
-List titles of course(s) you have experience teaching
-Statement of Contributions to Equity, Diversity and Inclusion- An EDI statement describes the candidates past, present and future contributions to equity, diversity and inclusion.

For more information on how UCLA thinks of diversity, equity and inclusion please read the Guidance for Candidates.

Mailed or emailed submissions will not be accepted.

A description of current African American Studies courses offered can be found in the UCLA Registrar's course catalog- https://www.registrar.ucla.edu/Academics/Course-Descriptions/Course-Details?SA=AF+AMER&funsel=3

Terms and conditions of employment are subject to UC policy and any appropriate collective bargaining agreement. Salary based on qualifications.
The University of California, Los Angeles and the department of African American Studies are interested in candidates who are committed to the highest standards of scholarship and professional activities, and to the development of a campus climate that supports equality and diversity.

Department: https://afam.ucla.edu

Qualifications

Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

    Candidates with a Ph.D. or equivalent in African American Studies, American Studies, Art History, History, Law, Political Science, Anthropology, Sociology, Psychology, Economics, Public Health, Education, Public Affairs, Urban Planning, Philosophy, Theater, Film, Literature, Humanities, Gender Studies, LGBTQ Studies, or related fields are encouraged to apply. Applicants who are advanced to Ph.D. candidacy or who have a M.A., M.F.A., or equivalent may be considered (currently enrolled UC students are not considered).

Application Requirements

Document requirements
  • Cover Letter

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

  • Statement of Teaching

  • List titles of course(s) you have experience 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.

Reference requirements
  • 3-5 required (contact information only)

Contact information only.

Apply link: https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/JPF06370

Help contact: edelgado@ss.ucla.edu

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.

Job location

Los Angeles, CA.