Lecturer in Politics
University of California Los Angeles
United States

Lecturer, General Education UCLA Cluster Program - America in the Sixties (Politics)

Job #JPF06516
  • EDUCATIONAL INITIATIVES / L&S Undergraduate Education / UCLA

Application Window

Open June 1st, 2021 through Thursday, Jul 1, 2021 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)

Position description

The UCLA Undergraduate Education Initiatives unit seeks a lecturer for Academic Year 2021-22 to teach a lower division undergraduate course (Cluster 60) in fall and winter quarters and a seminar in spring quarter as part of the General Education UCLA Cluster Program.

This position includes team-teaching the lectures for the course, which explores U.S. society from Brown versus Board of Education (1954) to resignation of Nixon. The course expands on varying topics which include civil rights, Great Society, anti-Vietnam war movement, political and artistic countercultures, and changes in technology, law, and media. We are specifically seeking a scholar who can provide perspectives related to U.S. politics in the 1960s as well as society and culture of the period in both the lecture and seminar portions of the course. This position will entail team coordination and contribution to generation of writing assignments, exam questions, and grading of student submissions.

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 doctorate from an accredited university
• College-level teaching experience, especially to a General Education population
• Knowledge and training in Political Science
• 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
• Proposed seminar syllabus
• Names and contact information of two references

Qualifications

Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

• An earned doctorate from an accredited university
• College-level teaching experience, especially to a General Education population
• Knowledge and training in Political Science
• Experience in teaching writing and composition

Application Requirements

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

If needed, your listed references will be contacted for a letter of recommendation.

Apply link: https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/JPF06516

Help contact: jleaks@college.ucla.edu

Campus Information

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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