Lecturer in Geography

University of California Los Angeles Department of Geography

Lecturer Position

Job #JPF05768
  • L&S Social Sciences - GEOGRAPHY

Recruitment Period

Open August 12th, 2020 through Wednesday, Jun 30, 2021 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)

Description

The Department of Geography at UCLA invites applications for a part-time position as a non-tenure track lecturer. The teaching areas include, but are not limited to biogeography and physical geography. Responsibilities will include teaching, conducting regularly scheduled office hours, writing and grading exams, and supervising readers and teaching assistants.

Lecturer appointments are assigned according to the instructional needs of the Department of Geography and may be established quarter by quarter as dictated by the Strategic plan of the Department Chair. Applicants must demonstrate a record of effective undergraduate teaching. Appointees may be asked to instruct one or more courses. Often late or unexpected instruction openings occur, so successful applicants may be called upon with short notice. Positions will be filled when needed so applicants are encouraged to submit materials as early as possible.

A Ph.D. in Geography or closely related field, and excellent teaching, communication and interpersonal skills are required. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. Please submit your cover letter; curriculum vitae; copy of Ph.D. certificate or diploma; statement of teaching; teaching evaluations; sample syllabus; and the contact information for three references.

Please submit your online application and required documents at: https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/JPF05768

We welcome candidates whose experience in teaching, research or community service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence.

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 https://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/DiscHarassAffirmAction

Job location

Los Angeles, CA

Requirements

Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Cover Letter

  • Statement of Research

  • 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.

  • Ph.D. Degree Certificate

Reference requirements
  • 3-5 required (contact information only)