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Lecturers, Master of Applied Geospatial Information Systems and Technologies (MAGIST), AY2021-2022

Position overview

Position title: Lecturer

Application Window

Open July 14th, 2021 through Thursday, Jun 30, 2022 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)

Position description

The Department is accepting applications to fill quarterly (Fall/Winter/Spring) lecturer appointments as needed for the online Master of Applied Geospatial Information Systems and Technologies (MAGIST) program. Qualified candidates for quarterly MAGIST lecturer appointments will hold a Ph.D. and possess substantive teaching, professional, and/or research experience and expertise with geographic information systems (GIS) and geospatial technology. Courses assigned may be instructed remotely or in-person as needed. Previous university-level GIS teaching experience is preferred. Applicants interested in MAGIST lecturer appointments, both remote and in-person, should submit a brief supplemental statement (not to exceed one page) specifically describing prior GIS-related teaching, research, and professional experience.

Please submit your online application and required documents at:

We welcome candidates whose experience in teaching, research or community service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence.


Basic qualifications (required at time of application)


Application Requirements

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

  • Cover Letter (Optional)

  • Statement of GIS-Related Teaching, Research and Professional Experience - Please submit a brief supplemental statement (not to exceed one page).

  • Ph.D. Diploma

  • 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)

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

Applicants will be expected to provide the names and contact information (email address and phone number) of two references. References will be contacted via email and/or phone and asked to provide a statement regarding the overall qualifications and suitability of the applicant for this position, with a particular focus upon the reference's knowledge of the applicant's expertise and teaching experience in the field of geographic information systems (GIS).

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Campus Information

As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy. All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of Full Vaccination or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no later than the applicable deadline. For new University of California employees, the applicable deadline is eight weeks after their first date of employment. (Capitalized terms in this paragraph are defined in the policy.)

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