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Lecturers: UCLA Department of Geography AY 2024-2025

Position overview

Position title: Lecturer
Salary range: See Table 15 for the salary range for this position. A reasonable estimate for this position is $66,259-$70,295.

Application Window

Open date: August 16, 2023

Next review date: Saturday, Jun 1, 2024 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: Sunday, Jun 30, 2024 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 Department of Geography at UCLA invites applications for a part-time positions as a non-tenure track lecturer. The teaching areas include, but are not limited to biogeography, physical geography, and human-cultural geography. Responsibilities will include teaching, conducting regularly scheduled office hours, writing and grading exams, and supervising readers and teaching assistants.

Lecturer appointments are assigned according to the instructional needs of the Department of Geography and may be established quarter by quarter as dictated by the Strategic plan of the Department Chair. Applicants must demonstrate a record of effective undergraduate teaching. Appointees may be asked to instruct one or more courses. Often late or unexpected instruction openings occur, so successful applicants may be called upon with short notice. Positions will be filled when needed so applicants are encouraged to submit materials as early as possible.

A Ph.D. in Geography or closely related field, and excellent teaching, communication and interpersonal skills are required. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. Please submit your cover letter; curriculum vitae; copy of Ph.D. certificate or diploma; statement of teaching; teaching evaluations; sample syllabus; and the contact information for three references.

Please submit your online application and required documents at: https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/JPF08774.

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

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 https://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/DiscHarassAffirmAction

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.

Qualifications

Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

Ph.D. is required by date of hire.

Application Requirements

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

  • Cover Letter (Optional)

  • Copy of Syllabus

  • Statement of Teaching (Optional)

  • 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.

  • Reference check authorization release form - Complete and upload the reference check authorization release form

  • Evidence of Doctoral Degree (Ph.D.) - Copy of your diploma.

    If your diploma is not available, please provide an official letter from the Dean or Registrar of your academic institution.

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

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

Reference letters will be requested for candidates who are under serious consideration.

Apply link: https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/JPF08774

Help contact: alejandra@geog.ucla.edu

About UCLA

As a University employee, you will be required to comply with all applicable University policies and/or collective bargaining agreements, as may be amended from time to time. Federal, state, or local government 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 University of California’s Affirmative Action Policy, please visit https://www.ucop.edu/academic-personnel-programs/_files/apm/apm-035.pdf.

For the University of California’s Anti-Discrimination Policy, please visit https://policy.ucop.edu/doc/1001004/Anti-Discrimination.

Job location

Los Angeles, California