Religion and Medicine Lecturer

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Religion and Medicine Lecturer
University of California, Los Angeles



Requisition Number: JPF04431
Recruitment Period Open March 15th, 2019 through March 29th, 2019 Description

The Interdepartmental Program in the Study of Religion at the University of California, Los Angeles is seeking a part-time Lecturer to teach one course on the Spirit of Medicine during the Spring 2019 academic quarter. This course examines the relationship between medicine, religion, and society; how religion is help or hindrance to health; and what health care might look like beyond biomedical clinic.

The ideal candidate should have knowledge on historical entwinement of religion, medicine, and society in Western antiquity to early modern period, the disentanglement in Enlightenment to early 20th century, and convergence of science, technology, and capitalism in biomedicine compartmentalized from religion today. Applicants must hold a PhD in Religious Studies or related fields, and should have a demonstrable excellence in teaching.

Applicants should apply online via UCLA Academic Recruit. This position requires submission of a CV, and contact information for a minimum of two individuals who may be contacted for a letter of recommendation.

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 -
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Requirements Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
  • Cover Letter (Optional)
  • Statement of Research (Optional)
  • Statement of Teaching (Optional)
  • 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
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  2. Provide required information and documents
  3. If any, provide required reference information


To apply, please visit: https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/JPF04431


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

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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.

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

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