Lecturer in United States History

University of California Los Angeles Department of History

United States

Temporary Lecturer, United States History

Job #JPF05616
  • L&S Social Sciences - HISTORY

Recruitment Period

Open July 1st, 2020 through Wednesday, Mar 24, 2021 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)

Description

The UCLA Department of History seeks applicants for a pool of qualified temporary lecturers to teach lower and upper division undergraduate courses in various fields of history, should an opening arise. Screening of applicants is ongoing; the number of positions varies by quarter.

The department invites candidates to apply who are qualified to teach the following potential courses in the history of the United States:

-139A U.S. Civil War and Reconstruction
-139B U.S., 1875 to 1900
-141A American Economic History, 1790 to 1910
-141B American Economic History: 1910 to the Present
-M147D History of Women in the U.S., 1860 to 1980
-153 American West
-154 History of California
-187 Historiography Proseminar
and other topics as needed by the department.

The department is particularly interested in candidates who have experience working with students from a diverse background and a demonstrated commitment to improving access to higher education for disadvantaged students. The department welcomes candidates whose experience in teaching, research or community service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence.

Candidates are encouraged to apply online and upload information for this position. Ph.D. must be in hand as of August 15, 2020. Additional requirements are relevant research, scholarship, and teaching experience; a curriculum vitae, sample syllabus for the course or courses for which you are applying, and three references. Please indicate in bold in the first paragraph of your cover letter which course(s) you are applying for, noting time period and area of focus.

A statement addressing the applicant’s past and/or potential contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion is also required. Please visit the UCLA Equity, Diversity and Inclusion website for Sample Guidance for Candidates on the Statement of Contributions to Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion: https://equity.ucla.edu/programs-resources/faculty-search-process/faculty-search-committee-resources/sample-guidance/.

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. 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, California

Requirements

Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
  • Cover Letter - Please specify the courses for which you are applying to teach.
  • 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.
  • Syllabus 1
  • Syllabus 2 (Optional)
  • Syllabus 3 (Optional)
Reference requirements
  • 3-5 required (contact information only)
 


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