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Part-time Instructor Positions for the Spring 2022 Semester

Application Window

Open September 27th, 2021 through Friday, Dec 17, 2021 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)

Position description

UCLA Law School invites applications from individuals interested in teaching a specialty course in its advanced curriculum for the Spring 2022 semester. These are academic, non-tenure track, part-time, limited-term appointments.

Decisions will be made on a rolling basis and the timing of decisions will vary according to a variety of factors including curricular need and course scheduling and the particular specialty course the applicant proposes to teach.

Applicants are encouraged to discuss in their cover letters their respective areas of professional expertise, the courses they have previously taught or propose to teach as well as any record of research or other creative work such as publications, law reform activities and significant contributions to the profession or professional organizations.

Requirements: A J.D. or equivalent advanced degree; excellent academic record; substantial, distinguished legal practice experience with a record of research or other creative work such as publications, law reform activities and significant contributions to the profession or professional organizations; experience within a distinct legal specialty; demonstrated commitment to teaching; prior successful law school teaching experience strongly preferred. UCLA School of Law seeks candidates committed to the highest standards of creative work and professional activities and to a campus climate that supports equality and diversity.

Please submit a cover letter, resume, teaching evaluations, and the names and addresses for at least two professional references online at https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/JPF06946. Applicants with teaching experience are also expected to include their teaching evaluations, a summary thereof, or other testimonials concerning their teaching experience. To ensure full consideration, applications should be received by Friday, December 17, 2021, but will be considered thereafter until the position is 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 (http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct).

Qualifications

Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

J.D. or equivalent advanced degree

Application Requirements

Document requirements
  • Cover Letter - Please discuss your area(s) of professional expertise, course(s) previously taught or propose to teach, any record of research or creative work e.g. publications, law reform activities, significant contributions to profession or organizations

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

  • List of References - Names and contact information for at least two (2) professional references

  • Teaching Evaluations - Applicants with teaching experience are expected to include their teaching evaluations, a summary thereof, or other testimonials concerning their teaching experience.
    (Optional)

  • 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.
    (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 2-4 required (contact information only)

Please provide names and contact information for at least two professional references.

Apply link: https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/JPF06946

Help contact: grinnell@law.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. New University of California employees must (a) provide proof of receiving at least one dose of a COVID-19 Vaccine no later than 14 calendar days after their first date of employment and provide proof of Full Vaccination no later than eight weeks after their first date of employment; or (b) if applicable, submit a request for Exception or Deferral no later than 14 calendar days after their first date of employment. (Capitalized terms in this paragraph are defined in the policy.) Federal, state, or local public health directives may impose additional requirements.

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