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Temporary Lecturer Position for Information Studies

University of California, Los Angeles
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Temporary Lecturer Position for Information Studies
University of California Los Angeles

Requisition Number: JPF06606

The Department of Information Studies at UCLA seeks applications for a temporary, full-time lecturer position during the 2020-21 academic year to fill quarterly (Fall/Winter/Spring) teaching opportunities. The Lecturer will teach three courses each of the three quarters of the 2021-2022 academic year for a total of nine courses.

We seek candidates who can support our graduate program and teach courses in one or more of the following areas: archival studies; digital humanities; organization of information; library studies; museum studies; outreach; research methods in library and information studies; and digital asset management.

Responsibilities will include developing syllabi and courses; lecturing; holding regularly scheduled office hours; being responsive and helpful to students; developing assignments, papers, and/or exams; grading assignments, papers and/or exams; advising MLIS students. A list of current courses offered by the Department of Information Studies can be found on the UCLA Registrar's course catalog (

QUALIFICATIONS (must address the degree level):
Candidates must have previous teaching experience, expertise in the subject areas outlined above, and a doctorate in Library and Information Studies or a closely related discipline.

COMPENSATION : Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Courses will be held both in-person at UCLA and remotely via Zoom.

Basic Items include
Curriculum Vitae
Cover Letter
3 References - contact info only

To apply, please visit:

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,



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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.

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