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Temporary Lecturer in Physics & Astronomy 2018/19

Recruitment Period

Open April 16th, 2018 through December 31st, 2018


The Department of Physics & Astronomy at UCLA seeks applications for several temporary lecturer positions in the area of General Physics and General Astronomy during the 2018-2019 academic year. Responsibilities will include lecturing, conducting regularly scheduled office hours, writing and grading exams and problem sets, and supervising teaching assistants. Lecturer appointments are established quarter by quarter according to the instructional needs and budget constraints of the department. Applications will be kept on file for consideration for any openings that may occur throughout the year. Qualified candidates will have a Ph.D. in physics or astronomy and have prior experience in teaching large undergraduate courses at the college level. Candidates should provide a curriculum vitae and a statement of teaching philosophy (ca. 1 page). The deadline for applications is June 30, 2018. However, the search will remain open until any positions are filled.

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

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

  • Cover Letter (Optional)

  • Statement of Teaching Philosophy

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

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

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