UCLA AFRICAN AMERICAN STUDIES DEPARTMENT OPEN POSITIONS: PART-TIME LECTURERS (NON-SENATE) 2021-2022 University of California Los Angeles
Requisition Number: JPF06370
The department of African American Studies at UCLA, invites applications for non-tenure track lecturer positions in 2021-2022. We are looking for instructors who can teach one of the following courses: Black Experience in Latin America, Black Intellectual Thought, African American Art 1900-1963, and special topics in African American Studies. Lecturer appointments are part-time and made on a quarter by quarter basis as dictated by instructional needs and budget constraints of the department. Quarter academic appointment dates are as follows:
Fall: October 1-December 31st, 2021 Winter: January 1-March 31st, 2022 Spring: April 1-June 30th, 2022
We are particularly interested in candidates who are working transnationally, including on Africa and diaspora and whose scholarship and engagements are interdisciplinary.
BASIC QUALIFICATIONS Candidates with a Ph.D. or equivalent in African/African American Studies, American Studies, Art History, History, Law, Political Science, Anthropology, Sociology, Psychology, Economics, Ethnomusicology, Public Health, Education, Public Affairs, Urban Planning, Philosophy, Theater, Film, Literature, Humanities, Gender Studies, LGBTQ Studies, or related fields are encouraged to apply. Applicants who are advanced to Ph.D. candidacy or who have a M.A., M.F.A., or equivalent may be considered (currently enrolled UC students are not considered).
PREFFERED QUALIFICATIONS Applicants with a Ph.D. are preferred. Candidates with a minimum of two years of teaching experience and a demonstrated record of distinguished undergraduate teaching. Evidence of this teaching record must be supplied. Applicants with extensive academic and/or professional experience are encouraged to apply.
REQUIREMENTS Please submit your application to UCLA Academic Recruit, including the following required documents: -Cover Letter -Curriculum Vitae -Statement of Teaching -List titles of course(s) you have experience teaching -Statement of Contributions to Equity, Diversity and Inclusion- An EDI statement describes the candidates past, present and future contributions to equity, diversity and inclusion.
For more information on how UCLA thinks of diversity, equity and inclusion please read the Guidance for Candidates.
Mailed or emailed submissions will not be accepted.
Terms and conditions of employment are subject to UC policy and any appropriate collective bargaining agreement. Salary based on qualifications. The University of California, Los Angeles and the department of African American Studies are interested in candidates who are committed to the highest standards of scholarship and professional activities, and to the development of a campus climate that supports equality and diversity.
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
UCLA is known worldwide for the breadth and quality of its academic, research, health care, cultural, continuing education and athletic programs. UCLA offers undergraduate degrees in more than 127 majors and graduate degrees in 198 program areas. UCLA has 11 highly regarded professional schools. Eight are ranked among the nation's top 15 in their field by U.S. News & World Report. UCLA is consistently among the most popular campus in the nation for undergraduate applicants. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. Benefits:UCLA offers a comprehensive benefits package, including an average of three weeks' vacation per year; an average of 12 days per year sick leave; 13 paid holidays per year; health, dental and optical benefits; life insurance; disability insurance; the University of California Retirement Plan with 5 year vesting and various voluntary UC Savings Plans. There are also special programs and privileges available, such as accessibility to cultural and recreational programs, athletic events, and the University Credit Union.