Lecturer in General Education

University of California Los Angeles

Lecturer in General Education UCLA Cluster Program - Frontiers in Human Aging

Job #JPF05644
  • L&S Undergraduate Education - EDUCATIONAL INITIATIVES

Recruitment Period

Open June 26th, 2020 through Sunday, Jul 26, 2020 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)


The UCLA Undergraduate Education Initiatives unit seeks a lecturer for Academic Year 2020-21 to teach a lower division undergraduate course (Cluster 80) 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 examines the aging process from vantage points of multiple disciplines, including biology, psychology, sociology, ethics, and public policy. The course studies biomedical and biological aging and psychological, social, and ethical implications of phenomena. We are specifically seeking a scholar who can provide biomedical perspectives on aging, health span and life span 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/background in biology/biomedical sciences, molecular biology, physiology, or related field.
• 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

• Cover letter
• Curriculum vitae
• Statement of teaching
• Proposed seminar syllabus
• 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.


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