Skip to main content

UCLA AFRICAN AMERICAN STUDIES DEPARTMENT OPEN POSITIONS: PART-TIME LECTURERS (NON-SENATE) 2022-2023

Position overview

Position title: Lecturer

Application Window

Open April 20th, 2022 through Wednesday, Mar 15, 2023 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)

Position description

The Department of African American Studies at UCLA invites applications for non-tenure track lecturer positions in 2022-2023. We are looking for instructors who can teach courses in African American, African and African diaspora studies. Survey courses (lectures) or those topics with specific areas of focus -- such as, politics, music, history, and cultural studies -- are welcomed. Lecturer appointments are part-time and made on a quarter-by-quarter basis as dictated by instructional needs and budget constraints of the department. Quarter academic appointment dates are as follows:

Fall: October 1-December 31st, 2022
Winter: January 1-March 31st, 2023
Spring: April 1-June 30th, 2023
We are particularly interested in candidates who are working transnationally, including on Africa and diaspora and whose scholarship and engagements are interdisciplinary.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS
Candidates with a Ph.D. or equivalent in African/African American Studies, American Studies, Art History, History, Law, Political Science, Anthropology, Sociology, Psychology, Economics, Ethnomusicology, Public Health, Education, Public Affairs, Urban Planning, Philosophy, Theater, Film, Literature, Humanities, Gender Studies, LGBTQ Studies, or related fields are encouraged to apply. Applicants who are advanced to Ph.D. candidacy or who have a M.A., M.F.A., or equivalent may be considered (currently enrolled UC students are not considered).

PREFFERED QUALIFICATIONS
Applicants with a Ph.D. are preferred. Candidates with a minimum of two years of teaching experience and a demonstrated record of distinguished undergraduate teaching. Evidence of this teaching record must be supplied. Applicants with extensive academic and/or professional experience are encouraged to apply.

REQUIREMENTS
Please submit your application to UCLA Academic Recruit, including the following required documents:
-Cover Letter
-Curriculum Vitae
-Statement of Teaching
-List titles of course(s) you have experience teaching
-Statement of Contributions to Equity, Diversity and Inclusion

Mailed or emailed submissions will not be accepted.

A description of current African American Studies courses offered can be found in the UCLA Registrar's course catalog- https://www.registrar.ucla.edu/Academics/Course-Descriptions/Course-Details?SA=AF+AMER&funsel=3

The University of California, Los Angeles and the department of African American Studies are interested in candidates who are committed to the highest standards of scholarship and professional activities, and to the development of a campus climate that supports equality and diversity.

This position is represented by the University Council- American Federation of Teachers: https://ucnet.universityofcalifornia.edu/labor/bargaining-units/ix/contract.html. Internal applicants will be considered for reappointment prior to the consideration of external applicants.

Terms and conditions of employment are subject to UC policy and any appropriate collective bargaining agreement. Salary based on qualifications.

Qualifications

Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

Candidates with a Ph.D. or equivalent in African/African American Studies, American Studies, Art History, History, Law, Political Science, Anthropology, Sociology, Psychology, Economics, Ethnomusicology, Public Health, Education, Public Affairs, Urban Planning, Philosophy, Theater, Film, Literature, Humanities, Gender Studies, LGBTQ Studies, or related fields are encouraged to apply. Applicants who are advanced to Ph.D. candidacy or who have a M.A., M.F.A., or equivalent may be considered (currently enrolled UC students are not considered).

Application Requirements

Document requirements
  • Cover Letter

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

  • Statement of Teaching

  • List titles of course(s) you have experience 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.

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

Contact information only.

Apply link: https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/JPF07413

Help contact: edelgado@ss.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