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Temporary Lecturer-UCLA Department of Geography

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The Department of Geography at UCLA invites applications for a temporary full and/or part-time position as a non-tenure track lecturer. The teaching areas include, but are not limited to, Biogeography, Human Geography, Physical Geography, Regional Geography, and Geographic Information Systems (GIS). Responsibilities will include teaching, conducting regularly scheduled office hours, writing and grading exams, and supervising readers and teaching assistants.

Temporary lecturer appointments are assigned according to the instructional needs and budget constraints 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; statements of teaching experience and philosophy; teaching evaluations; sample syllabi; and the contact information for 3-5 references.

Please submit your online application and required documents at:

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 (

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Los Angeles, CA

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Document requirements
  • Cover Letter

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

  • Ph.D. Certificate or Diploma - Please upload a copy of your official Ph.D. certificate or diploma

  • Statement of Teaching experience and philosophy - Attach teaching evaluations and sample syllabi

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity through research, teaching, and/or service.

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

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