Lecturer, African History
University of California Los Angeles
Requisition Number: JPF06420
The UCLA Department of History seeks applicants for a pool of qualified lecturers to teach lower and upper division undergraduate courses in various fields of history, should an opening arise. Screening of applicants is ongoing and the number of positions varies by quarter.
The department invites candidates to apply who are qualified to teach the following potential courses in the history of Africa:
164 B: Topics in African History: Africa and the Slave Trade
166 B: History of West Africa: West Africa since 1800
167B: History of East Africa
187 J: Historiography Proseminar: Africa
other topics as needed by the department
The department is particularly interested in candidates who have experience working with students from a diverse background and a demonstrated commitment to improving access to higher education for disadvantaged students. The department welcomes candidates whose experience in teaching, research or community service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence.
Candidates are encouraged to apply online and upload information for this position. Ph.D. must be in hand as of August 15, 2021. Additional requirements are relevant research, scholarship, and teaching experience; a curriculum vitae, sample syllabus for the course or courses for which you are applying, and three references. Please indicate in bold in the first paragraph of your cover letter which course(s) you are applying for, noting time period and area of focus.
A statement addressing the applicant’s past and/or potential contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion is also required. Please visit the UCLA Equity, Diversity and Inclusion website for Sample Guidance for Candidates on the Statement of Contributions to Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion: https://equity.ucla.edu/programs-resources/faculty-search-process/faculty-search-committee-resources/sample-guidance/.
This is an ongoing search and applications will be considered for the 2021-2022 academic year on a rolling basis, as dictated by departmental needs.
To apply, please visit: https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/JPF06420
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