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Part-time Lecturer in Public Policy (Non-Senate): Lecturer in Quantitative Analysis 2024-2025

University of California, Los Angeles
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Part-time Lecturer in Public Policy (Non-Senate): Lecturer in Quantitative Analysis 2024-2025
University of California Los Angeles

Requisition Number: JPF09281

The UCLA Department of Public Policy is receiving applications until open positions are filled for part-time lectureships (Non-Senate).

We are seeking a qualified instructor to teach introductory courses in quantitative analysis to Master of Public Policy students. Proposed courses might cover (but are not limited to) topics such as data visualization, machine learning, text analysis, and causal inference. We are interested in courses that teach new skills, as well as courses that address the ethical and policy implications of these tools, particularly artificial intelligence.

Responsibilities include teaching; conducting regularly scheduled office hours; and writing and grading papers/exams. Ability to work cooperatively with other faculty and department staff is essential.

We welcome candidates whose experience in teaching, research, and/or community service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence.

Appointments are generally made by quarter for the following term dates as follows:
Summer (various session start dates): June-September
Fall: October 1 - December 31
Winter: January 1 - March 31
Spring: April 1 - June 30

Master's degree or Ph.D. in a related field is required. Experience teaching similar courses is preferred.

See Table 15 Unit 18 Faculty (Pre-Six Year Lecturers) for the salary range for this position. A reasonable estimate for this position is at an annual salary range $64,329 to $81,491, which will then be prorated due to teaching workload based on appointment percentage.

This position is represented by the University Council - American Federation of Teachers: Internal applicants will be considered for reappointment prior to the consideration of external applicants.

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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 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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