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Part-time Lecturer in Public Policy (Non-Senate): Lecturer in Introductory Microeconomics

Position overview

Position title: Lecturer
Salary range: $66,259 to $81,491

Application Window

Open date: March 4, 2024

Most recent review date: Tuesday, Apr 30, 2024 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: Tuesday, Oct 1, 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 UCLA Department of Public Policy is seeks applications for a part-time lecturer for Winter quarter 2025 (January through March 2025).

We are looking for candidates to teach an introductory microeconomics course, Public Policy 204: Principles of Microeconomic Theory II. The class is the second course in a required two-course microeconomics sequence for first-year Master’s of Public Policy Students. The course assumes no knowledge of calculus. Topics include: competitive markets, imperfect competition, investment, asymmetric information, and insurance. Responsibilities include lecturing, holding office hours, and evaluating students’ performance. Ability to work cooperatively with other faculty and Department staff is essential.

Master’s degree or Ph.D. in Economics or a related field is required. Experience teaching similar courses is preferred.

See Table 15 Unit 18 Faculty (Pre-Six Year Lecturers) for the salary range for this position. A reasonable estimate for this position is at an annual salary range $66,259 to $81,491, which will then be prorated due to teaching workload based on appointment percentage.

This position is represented by the University Council – American Federation of Teachers: Internal applicants will be considered for reappointment prior to the consideration of external applicants.


Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

Master degree or Ph.D. in Economics or a related filed is required. Education, training, professional experience, or other forms of proven expertise in the subject matter to be covered by the course; evidence of experience and success with teaching and other forms of presenting the relevant substantive material to audiences comparable to students taking the course.

Preferred qualifications

Experience teaching similar courses is preferred.

Application Requirements

Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Most recently updated C.V.

  • Cover Letter - Cover letter outlining experience and proposed courses.

  • Course Syllabi - Proposed syllabus/syllabi.

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

  • Evaluations of Teaching - Student evaluations of teaching in previous course(s), if available.

  • 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.

  • Statement of Research - Statement of research experience.

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

Reference requirements
  • 2-5 required (contact information only)

Please provide contact information for two references.

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Job location

Los Angeles, CA