Writing Lecturer - Master of Applied Economics - Spring 2019

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Writing Lecturer - Master of Applied Economics - Spring 2019
University of California, Los Angeles



Requisition Number: JPF04346
Recruitment Period Open February 1st, 2019 through March 3rd, 2019 Description

The UCLA Master of Applied Economics Program in Department of Economics invites highly qualified applicants for a Lecturer position for the Spring 2019 quarter (April 1, 2019 - June 30, 2019). This position is temporary, non-senate, and non-tenure track. The candidate will teach Econ 410: Economists in Action, a writing-intensive course in which assignments and discussions link lectures from the program's renowned guest speakers with economic theory and real-world events. The candidate will also assist in the writing and development of students' capstone projects which serve as the students' “thesis” and is required for program completion.

Applicants are expected to have a postgraduate degree and a background in expository economic writing for a variety of professional audiences, including: banks, state and federal government agencies, large corporations, and consulting firms.

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. http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct.

Requirements Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
  • Cover Letter (Optional)
  • Statement of Research (Optional)
  • Statement of Teaching (Optional)
  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity through research, teaching, and/or service.
    (Optional)
  • Misc / Additional (Optional)
Reference requirements
  • 1-3 required (contact information only)
How to apply
  1. Create an ApplicantID
  2. Provide required information and documents
  3. If any, provide required reference information


To apply, please visit: https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/JPF04346


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


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Working at University of California, Los Angeles

UCLA is a public research university located in the Westwood neighborhood of Los Angeles, California. It was founded in 1919 and is the second oldest of the ten campuses affiliated with the University of California system. UCLA offers over 300 undergraduate and graduate degree programs in a wide range of disciplines and enrolls about 26,000 undergraduate and about 12,000 graduate students from the United States and around the world every year.

UCLA features the College of Letters and Science, seven general campus professional schools, and four professional schools for the health sciences. The UCLA College of Letters and Science has 34 academic departments and 900 faculty, and houses the majority of UCLA's 129 undergraduate majors as well as the students in the Graduate Division of Letters and Sciences. The UCLA College Honors Program is also housed in the College. The College of Letters and Science's programs are divided into five academic divisions: humanities, social sciences, life sciences, physical sciences, and the International Institute. UCLA also offers certificate programs, undergraduate degree-credit and continuing education credits for non-full-time students through its UCLA Extension education program.

The 2010 edition of U.S. News & World Report ranked UCLA as the 24th best university in the nation and 32nd best in the world. In the 2007 edition of U.S. News and World Report, UCLA Medical Center was ranked best in the West, as well as one of the top 3 hospitals in the United States alongside Mayo Clinic, Cleveland Clinic, Massachusetts General Hospital, and Johns Hopkins Hospital. In 15 of the 16 medical specialty areas examined, UCLA Medical Center ranked in the top 20.

The campus' location in Los Angeles makes excursions to local museums, theaters, or other entertainment venues relatively quick and easy.

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