Lecturer in Empire, Border-crossing and Multiethnic Storytelling
University of California Los Angeles
United States

Lecturer, Honors Collegium - Empire, Border-crossing and Multiethnic Storytelling

Job #JPF06165
  • L&S Undergraduate Education - HONORS PROGRAMS

Recruitment Period

Open February 3rd, 2021 through Friday, Mar 5, 2021 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)

Position description

The UCLA Honors Program unit seeks a lecturer for Spring 2021 (AY 2020-21) to teach an upper division undergraduate seminar under Honors Collegium.

The Honors Collegium 138 course is designed for students in the College Honors program. Students explore the theoretical evolution of postcolonial and transnational studies through predominantly American multiethnic short story. Students will contemplate questions, such as “How do our primary works in contemporary short fiction question literary conventions of allegedly mainstream, white Euro-American literature? What meditations on identity do our fiction and creative non-fiction works offer as they intersect notions of race, class, caste, gender, ethnicity, nationality, and/or sexuality? What aesthetic or critical possibilities does the short story open up for future of postcolonial, diaspora, ethnic, and area studies?” Students will also compare short stories.

UCLA has a diverse student population in one of the more diverse cities in the nation; we particularly seek candidates who have taught similarly diverse students in a major research university.

Required Qualifications:
• An earned post-graduate degree from an accredited university
• College-level teaching experience
• Knowledge and training within the fields of English, Comparative Literature, Ethnic Studies, and/or related fields
• Experience in teaching writing and composition

Preferred Qualifications:
• At least three years of college-level teaching experience
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Must be capable of delivering high-quality instruction to a diverse student body

Requirements:
• Cover letter
• Curriculum vitae
• Statement of teaching
• Names and contact information of two references

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 and Affirmative Action Policy

Application Requirements

Document requirements
  • Cover Letter
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
  • Statement of Teaching
Reference requirements
  • 2 required (contact information only)
 


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