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Part-Time Adjunct Professor in Public Policy 2022-2023

Application Window

Open date: September 8, 2022

Most recent review date: Monday, Oct 17, 2022 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: Friday, Jun 30, 2023 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

The UCLA Department of Public Policy, Luskin School of Public Affairs, invites applications for part-time Adjunct Professor positions in areas including, but not limited to the following: statistics (R); microeconomics; economic development; state and local government; race and ethnicity; environmental policy; social policy; poverty and inequality; employment and labor; data analytics; GIS; American political institutions and processes; and Applied Public Policy mentorship. Responsibilities include teaching and mentorship; supervising teaching assistants; conducting cutting-edge policy research with a sponsoring faculty; and department service/committee work.

Candidates should have a Ph.D. or equivalent with demonstrated research excellence and qualifications and/or experience to teach graduate and undergraduate courses. We welcome candidates whose experience in teaching, research, and service has prepared them to contribute to the Department’s commitment to diversity and excellence.

To apply, submit a cover letter that includes the names of two UCLA Department of Public Policy ladder faculty with compatible research interests; a curriculum vitae; a research and publication summary; a teaching statement and proposed course syllabi; and three recommendation letters via UC Recruit.


Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

--Ph.D. or equivalent degree

Application Requirements

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

  • Cover Letter - The cover letter must include the names of at least two UCLA Department of Public Policy faculty and outline compatible research interests.

  • Statement of Research - Statement of research experience and current work.

  • Statement of Teaching - Statement of proposed courses and teaching experience.

  • Course Syllabi - Proposed course syllabi.

  • 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)

Reference requirements
  • 3-5 letters of reference required

Letters of recommendation reviewed by review committee, department chair, and all voting faculty.

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Campus Information

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Job location

Los Angeles, CA