Lecturer in Interracial Dynamics in American Society and Culture

University of California Los Angeles

Lecturer, General Education UCLA Cluster Program - Interracial Dynamics in American Society and Culture (Atlantic World) 

Job #JPF06153
  • L&S Undergraduate Education - EDUCATIONAL INITIATIVES

Recruitment Period

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

Position description

The UCLA Undergraduate Education Initiatives unit seeks a lecturer for Spring Quarter (AY 2020-21) to teach a seminar as part of the General Education UCLA Cluster Program.

This position includes developing and teaching a seminar course (Cluster 20CW) for freshman students with varied backgrounds focusing on a topic related to interracial dynamics in American culture and society. Specifically, this course should center on examining racial dynamics in the Atlantic World, from 1500 to the present. Students should focus on African presence and participation in the construction of race in the Americas, with an emphasis on contestation of racial ideologies. This position will involve working closely with students on their writing.

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 in sociology, history, and 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

• Cover letter
• Curriculum vitae
• Statement of teaching
• Proposed 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: http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct

Application Requirements

Document requirements
  • Cover Letter

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

  • Statement of Teaching

  • Proposed syllabus

Reference requirements
  • 2 required (contact information only)