Position overviewPosition title: Lecturer
Open date: September 15, 2023
Most recent review date: Sunday, Oct 15, 2023 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: Sunday, Dec 31, 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.
UCLA Law School invites applications from individuals interested in teaching a specialty course in its advanced curriculum for the Spring 2024 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, course scheduling, and the particular specialty course the applicant proposes to teach.
The School is especially interested in applicants who have relevant experience for teaching courses in a broad array of fields. These include, but are not limited to, the following: contracts and contract drafting/analysis.
Some of these courses may be offered to JD and LLM candidates, some may be directed solely to LLM candidates, and some courses may be targeted to students in our master’s degree program for non-lawyer professionals.
Applicants are encouraged to discuss in their cover letters their respective areas of professional expertise and the courses they have previously taught or propose to teach.
Requirements: A J.D. or equivalent advanced degree; excellent academic record; substantial, distinguished legal practice experience; experience within a distinct legal specialty; demonstrated commitment to teaching. Prior successful law school teaching experience strongly preferred. Applicants with prior teaching experience will be asked to provide teaching evaluations. UCLA School of Law seeks candidates committed to 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.
Please submit a cover letter, resume, and the names and addresses for at least two professional references online at https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/JPF08859. Applicants with teaching experience should also include their teaching evaluations, a summary thereof, or other testimonials concerning their teaching experience.
To ensure full consideration, applications should be received by October 15, 2023, but will be considered thereafter until the position is filled.
The actual pay rate for part-time positions will depend upon specific teaching assignments and number of units taught. Part-time lecturers can reasonably expect to receive total pay ranging from $1,379 per semester per unit (for assisting) to $4,142 per semester per unit (for solo teaching). Part-time lecturer salary rates are based on Table 15 of the UC Salary Scale (available here: https://www.ucop.edu/academic-personnel-programs/_files/2023-24/july-2023-acad-salary-scales/t15.pdf).
J.D. or equivalent advanced degree
Cover Letter - Please discuss your area(s) of professional expertise as well as course(s) you have previously taught or propose to teach.
Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
List of References - Names and contact information for at least two (2) professional references.
Teaching Evaluations - Applicants with teaching experience should also include their teaching evaluations, a summary thereof, or other testimonials concerning their teaching experience.
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 EDI Statement FAQ document.
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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 complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy, see: UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy.