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Lecturer, Chinese History

Position overview

Position title: Lecturer

Application Window

Open May 20th, 2021 through Wednesday, Mar 23, 2022 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)

Position description

The UCLA Department of History seeks applicants for a pool of qualified lecturers to teach lower and upper division undergraduate courses in various fields of history, should an opening arise. Screening of applicants is ongoing; the number of positions varies by quarter.

The department invites candidates to apply who are qualified to teach the following potential courses in the History of China:

• 170 B: Selected Topics in Chinese History from 1500
• M 170 C: History of Women in China, AD 1000 to Present
• 187 G: Historiography Proseminar: East Asia
• other topics as needed by the department

The department is particularly interested in candidates who have experience working with students from a diverse background and a demonstrated commitment to improving access to higher education for disadvantaged students. The department welcomes candidates whose experience in teaching, research or community service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence.

Candidates are encouraged to apply online and upload information for this position. Ph.D. must be in hand as of August 15, 2021. Additional requirements are relevant scholarship and teaching experience; a curriculum vitae, sample syllabus for the course or courses for which you are applying, and three references. Please indicate in bold in the first paragraph of your cover letter which course(s) you are applying for, noting time period and area of focus.

A statement addressing the applicant’s past and/or potential contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion is also required. Please visit the UCLA Equity, Diversity and Inclusion website for Sample Guidance for Candidates on the Statement of Contributions to Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion:

This is an ongoing search and applications will be considered for the 2021-2022 academic year on a rolling basis, as dictated by departmental needs.


Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

    PhD in history in hand by August 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’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)

  • Syllabus #1

  • Syllabus #2 (Optional)

  • Syllabus #3 (Optional)

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

references will be contacted if necessary

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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.

Job location

Los Angeles, California