Lecturer in Labor Studies

University of California Los Angeles

United States

Part-Time Lecturers for Labor Studies 

Job #JPF05694

Recruitment Period

Open date: July 21st, 2020

Next review date: Wednesday, Aug 5, 2020 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: Wednesday, Oct 7, 2020 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.


The UCLA Institute for Research on Labor and Employment seeks applications for part-time, non-tenure track lecturer positions during the 2020-21 academic year. Lecturer appointments are established according to the instructional needs and budget constraints of the department. Quarter academic appointment dates are as follows:

Fall: October 1-December 31st
Winter: January 1-March 31st
Spring: April 1-June 30th

We are looking for instructors that can teach one or more of the following courses:
•101 Introduction to Labor and Social Movements in Los Angeles
• 153 Stories of Struggle: Work, Class, and Narrative in Contemporary America
• 188 Labor and Public Higher Education: Campus Workers, Working Students, and Public Good
• 194B Anatomy of a Dream: The Past, Present, and Future of DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals)
• 188 How to Create Worker-Owned Cooperative Business
special topics in African American Studies
• M166A Immigrant Rights, Labor and Higher Education
• M166B Research on Immigration Rights, Labor, and Higher Education
• 188 Storytelling for Activists and Organizers
• M173 Nonviolence and Social Movements
• 181 Los Angeles Labor and Social Science Research Principles, Methods, and Practices
and other topics in Labor Studies as needed by the Interdepartmental Program.

Applications will be kept on file for consideration for any openings that may occur throughout the year. Responsibilities will include lecturing, conducting regularly scheduled office hours, and the writing and grading of assignments and exams. Must be able to teach in the classroom and/or online.

Ph.D. or terminal degree required. Priority will be given to candidates with a demonstrated commitment to excellence in teaching Labor Studies, research methodology, or proven industry expertise in labor. Please indicate your areas of specialization.

A description of current Labor Studies courses offered can be found in the UCLA Registrar's course catalog: https://www.registrar.ucla.edu/Academics/Course-Descriptions/Course-Details?SA=LBR+STD&funsel=3

Terms and conditions of employment are subject to UC policy and any appropriate collective bargaining agreement. Salary based on qualifications.
This is an ongoing search and applications will be considered for the 2020-2021 academic year on a rolling basis, as dictated by departmental needs.

UCLA is a world-renown research university with 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.

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 (http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct).

Job location

Los Angeles, CA


Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
  • Cover Letter (Optional)
  • Statement of Research (Optional)
  • Statement of Teaching (Optional)
  • Statement on Contributions to Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion - An EDI Statement describes a faculty candidate’s past, present, and future (planned) contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion. To learn more about how UCLA thinks about contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion, please review our Sample Guidance for Candidates and related EDI Statement FAQ document.
  • List titles of course(s) you have experience teaching
  • Proposed Course Syllabi - For course topics not included in the aforementioned list.
  • (Optional)
Reference requirements
  • 3 required (contact information only)

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