Lecturer in International Development

University of California Los Angeles

Lecturer, Honors Collegium - International Development: Using Your Major for Doing Well and Doing Good

Job #JPF06162
  • 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 lecture under Honors Collegium.

The Honors Collegium 144 course is designed for students in the College Honors program. The adoption of the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals (2015) called for addressing extreme poverty, disease, environmental degradation, gender inequities, unemployment, and other problems afflicting people across the globe. Sustainability entails development solutions that endure and engage local people. The aim is to leverage local capacities to improve living conditions consistently. In this course, students will address questions such as: How does your major relate to one or more of the goals? Which goal speaks to your interest? What key concept or passion do you have that can contribute to addressing one or more of the goals?

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
• Knowledge and training within the fields of education, international studies, or related areas
• 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
• 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)