Lecturer, General Education UCLA Cluster Program - Political Violence in the Modern World

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Lecturer, General Education UCLA Cluster Program - Political Violence in the Modern World
University of California Los Angeles



Requisition Number: JPF05987


The UCLA Undergraduate Education Initiatives unit seeks a lecturer for winter and spring quarters of Academic Year 2020-21 to teach a lower division undergraduate course in winter and a seminar course in spring as part of the General Education UCLA Cluster Program.

This position includes team-teaching the lectures for Cluster 48, which explores the causes, dynamics, and consequences of political violence. We are specifically seeking a scholar who can provide perspectives on the study of violence, in particular via a case study, with a background in social science and a record of writing, teaching, or researching this subject. This position will entail team coordination and contribution to generation of writing assignments, exam questions, and grading of student submissions.

This position also includes developing and teaching a seminar course for freshman students with varied backgrounds focusing on political violence. 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 the study of political violence
  • 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

    Requirements:
  • Cover letter
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Statement of teaching
  • Proposed seminar 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


    To apply, please visit: https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/JPF05987


    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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    Job No:
    Posted: 11/4/2020
    Application Due: 12/4/2020
    Work Type: Full Time
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