Lecturer in Comparative Politics

University of California Los Angeles Department of Political Science

Lecturer in Comparative Politics

Job #JPF06237
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE / L&S Social Sciences / UCLA

Recruitment Period

Open March 1st, 2021 through Tuesday, Jun 1, 2021 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)

If you apply to this recruitment by June 1st, 2021, you will have until July 1st, 2021 to complete your application.

Position description

Lecturer in Comparative Politics

The Department of Political Science at UCLA seeks applications for, part-time lecturer positions during the 2021-2022 academic year.

We are looking for experienced candidates to fill up to 3 positions teaching advanced undergraduate classes in comparative politics.

Responsibilities will include lecturing, conducting regularly scheduled office hours, and the writing and grading of exams. The ability to work cooperatively with other faculty and Department staff is essential.

Qualified candidates (a) must have a Ph.D. in political science or a Ph.D. Certificate of Completion by June 11, 2021, and (b) must be actively engaged in political science research reflecting current disciplinary standards.

Candidates should provide (1) a CV, (2) a 1-page teaching statement, (3) teaching evaluations, (4) sample course syllabi, (5) a statement on contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion, and (5) a list of courses they can teach with an emphasis on those relevant to this ad (see courses in the 100-184 range in our course catalog:
https://catalog.registrar.ucla.edu/ucla-catalog19-20-270.html). Relevant syllabi or course summaries are a plus.

Please submit your application materials at https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/JPF06237.

Preference will be given to applicants who apply by April 1, 2021. However, the search will remain open until any positions are filled.

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 at http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/Nondiscri.

Application Requirements

Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
  • Cover Letter (Optional)
  • Statement of Research (Optional)
  • Statement of Teaching
  • 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.
  • Misc / Additional (Optional)
  • Sample Course Syllabi
  • Teaching Evaluations
  • List of Relevant Courses - A list of courses they can teach with an emphasis on those relevant to this ad (see courses in the 100-184 range in our course catalog:
  • https://catalog.registrar.ucla.edu/ucla-catalog19-20-270.html).
Reference requirements
  • 3-5 letters of reference required