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Introduction to Principles of Economic Analysis, Institutions, and Economic Policy Issues Instructor

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University of California, Los Angeles
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Introduction to Principles of Economic Analysis, Institutions, and Economic Policy Issues Instructor (On-site; Multi-Hire)
University of California Los Angeles



Requisition Number: JPF09205


UCLA Extension is considered one of the top programs of its kind, offering to more than 35,000 students per year approximately 4,500 classes and non-degree certificate programs to meet the professional development, continuing education, and personal enrichment needs of the full spectrum of nontraditional students as well as companies and organizations throughout and beyond the Los Angeles region.
Course / Program Description

ECON XL 1
Introduction to principles of economic analysis, economic institutions and issues of economic policy. Emphasis on allocation of resources and distribution of income through price system. (Transferable for UC credit.)

ECON XL 2
Introduction to principles of economic analysis, economic institutions, and issues of economic policy. Emphasis on aggregative economics, including national income, monetary and fiscal policy, and international trade. (Transferable for UC credit.)
Job Description

This is a multi-hire onsite job posting to teach daytime Econ XL 1 and Econ XL 2 courses in Westwood (UCLA) beginning Summer Quarter 2024. Applicants must be willing to travel to Westwood 1-2 days per week. Three positions available.
Instructor Duties:

  • Develop or update course syllabus to meet campus approval requirements, in consultation with the UCLA Extension Program Director and Program Manager.
  • Prepare course materials and learning assessments appropriate to the subject matter.
  • Deliver instruction as assigned.
  • Utilize the Canvas Learning Management System (LMS) as the course support platform as appropriate.
  • Post final student grades to the transcript system in a timely manner no later than 2 weeks after course end date.
  • Respond to student questions and learning needs in a timely manner.
  • Communicate with Program Director, Program Representatives and Online Course Managers in a timely manner.
  • Complete required administrative tasks in a timely manner.
  • Employ culturally competent teaching methodologies responsive to Extension's diverse student population.
  • Respond to student inquiries about final grades and consult with Program Director and Program Manager as needed.
  • Allow students to review their final exams/papers for up to 13 months following the last class session.
    General Employment Information

    Employment as a UCLA Extension Instructor is dictated by contract terms and conditions. Please take the time to read the UCLA Extension Instructor Employment Policies.

    For information on UCLA Extension instructor benefits, please visit Pay, Benefits, & Privileges.

    Access, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (AEDI) is one of UCLA Extension's guiding principles. We strive to extend access to UCLA, our programs, and services to underrepresented communities and populations, while serving as a model organization for AEDI in the field of continuing higher education. Committed to attracting and retaining diverse staff & instructors, UCLA Extension welcomes your experiences, perspectives, and unique identity.


    To apply, please visit: https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/JPF09205


    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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