Job: Temporary Faculty-Lecturer in African History

University of California, Los Angeles, Department of History


The UCLA Department of History seeks applicants for a pool of qualified temporary lecturers to teach lower and upper division undergraduate courses in various fields of history, should an opening arise. Screening of applicants is ongoing; the number of positions varies by quarter. The department invites candidates to apply who are qualified to teach the following potential courses in the history of Africa: HIST 166A, HIST 187, and other topics as needed by the department.

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. The department welcomes candidates whose experience in teaching, research or community service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence.

Candidates are encouraged to apply online and upload information for this position. Ph.D. must be in hand as of August 15, 2018. Additional requirements are relevant research, scholarship, and teaching experience; a curriculum vitae, sample syllabus for the course or courses for which you are applying, and three references. Please indicate in bold in the first paragraph of your cover letter which course(s) you are applying for, noting time period and area of focus.

This is an ongoing search and applications will be considered for the 2018-2019 academic year on a rolling basis, as dictated by departmental needs. 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.


Document requirement

  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
  • Cover letter
  • Statement of Research (Optional)
  • Statement of Teaching (Optional)
  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity through research, teaching, and/or service.(Optional)
  • sample syllabus (i)
  • syllabus 2 (Optional)
  • syllabus 3 (Optional)

  Reference requirements

  • 3-5 required (contact information only)

Recruitment period closes March 30th, 2019

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