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Lecturer in American Politics

Application Window

Open date: September 1st, 2021

Last review date: Friday, Sep 24, 2021 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.

Final date: Monday, Oct 25, 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

Lecturer in American Politics

The Department of Political Science at UCLA seeks applications for, part-time lecturer positions during the 2021-2022 academic year.

We are looking for experienced candidates to fill up to 3 positions teaching classes in American Politics.

Responsibilities will include lecturing, conducting regularly scheduled office hours, and the writing and grading of exams. The ability to work cooperatively with other faculty and Department staff is essential.

Qualified candidates (a) must have a Ph.D. in political science or a Ph.D. Certificate of Completion by June 11, 2021, and (b) must be actively engaged in political science research reflecting current disciplinary standards.

Candidates should provide (1) a CV, (2) a 1-page teaching statement, (3) teaching evaluations, (4) sample course syllabi, (5) a statement on contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion, and (5) a list of courses they can teach with an emphasis on those relevant to this ad (see courses in the 100-184 range in our course catalog:
https://catalog.registrar.ucla.edu/ucla-catalog19-20-270.html). Relevant syllabi or course summaries are a plus.

Please submit your application materials at https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/JPF06875.

Preference will be given to applicants who apply by October, 2021. However, the search will remain open until any positions are filled.

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 at http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/Nondiscri.

Qualifications

Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

    Qualified candidates (a) must have a Ph.D. in political science or a Ph.D. Certificate of Completion by June 11, 2021, and (b) must be actively engaged in political science research reflecting current disciplinary standards.

Application Requirements

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

  • Cover Letter (Optional)

  • Statement of Research (Optional)

  • 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.

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

  • Teaching Evaluations

  • Sample Course Syllabi

  • List of Relevant Courses

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

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Apply link: https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/JPF06875

Help contact: callison@polisci.ucla.edu

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.)

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