Lecturer in Hollywood and Divided America

University of California Los Angeles

Lecturer, Honors Collegium - Hollywood and Divided America

Job #JPF06163
  • L&S Undergraduate Education - HONORS PROGRAMS

Recruitment Period

Open February 3rd, 2021 through Friday, Mar 5, 2021 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)

Position description

The UCLA Honors Program unit seeks a lecturer for Spring 2021 (AY 2020-21) to teach an upper division undergraduate seminar under Honors Collegium.

The Honors Collegium 154 course is designed for students in the College Honors program. Students examine recent movies, television shows, and other case studies to explore entertainment industry’s impact on current discord in U.S. Students will discuss motives of artists who speak out and arguments of their detractors. Students will consider whether Hollywood can still be a positive force in divided America.

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 post-graduate degree from an accredited university
• College-level teaching experience
• Knowledge and training within the fields of film, television, or other entertainment-related fields
• 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

Requirements:
• Cover letter
• Curriculum vitae
• Statement of teaching
• 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

Application Requirements

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