Lecturer in Race and Ethnic Politics

Job #JPF05769

  • L&S Social Sciences – POLITICAL SCIENCE

Recruitment Period

Open July 30th, 2020 through Thursday, Dec 31, 2020 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)


The Department of Political Science at UCLA seeks applications for lecturer positions during the 2020-2021 academic year.

We are looking for candidates to fill one position teaching advanced undergraduate classes in Race and Ethnic Politics, most likely “143C. Politics of American Suburbanization,” “186 Special Studies in Race, Ethnicity and Politics: Asian-American Politics” and “186 Special Studies in Race, Ethnicity and Politics: African-American Politics.”Responsibilities will include lecturing, conducting regularly scheduled office hours, and the writing and grading of exams. Ability to work cooperatively with other faculty and Department staff is essential.Qualified candidates (a) must have a Ph.D. in political science, or a Ph.D. Certificate of Completion by September 11, 2020, and (b) must be actively engaged in political science research reflecting current disciplinary standards.Candidates should provide (1) a CV, (2) a 1 page teaching statement, (3) teaching evaluations, (4) sample course syllabi and (5) a list of courses they can teach with an emphasis on those relevant to this ad (see courses in the 100-184 range in our course catalog:
https://catalog.registrar.ucla.edu/ucla-catalog19-20-270.html). Relevant syllabi or course summaries are a plus.The search will remain open until any positions are filled.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 at: http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/Nondiscri.Job locationLos Angeles, California
Document requirements
Curriculum Vitae – Your most recently updated C.V.
Cover Letter
Statement of Research (Optional)
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.Misc / Additional (Optional)
Reference requirements
3-5 required (contact information only)