News: Open Positions: Part-Time Lectures (Non-Senate) 2017-18

April 17, 2017 - 1:15pm

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The Department of Asian American Studies at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), invites applications for part-time Lecturer positions (Non-Senate) with primary responsibility in teaching interdisciplinary courses in Asian American Studies for the 2017-2018 academic year. Appointments are usually per course.  The UCLA Department of Asian American Studies offers a major, minor, a graduate concentration, and Master of Arts.


Academic appointment dates are as follows:  Fall Quarter (October 1-December 31, 2017) [instruction begins September 28, 2017], WinterQuarter (January 1-March 31, 2018), Spring Quarter (April 1-June 30, 2018), and Summer (Session A: June 25-August 3, 2018; Session C: August 6-September 14, 2018)


We are looking for applicants who can teach the following courses:

  • History of Asian Americans (AAS 10/10W) [Fall & Spring Quarters, Summer]
  • Contemporary Asian American Communities (AAS 20) [Fall Quarter]
  • Asian American Literature and Culture (AAS 30/30W) [Winter Quarter & Summer]
  • Asian American Creative Writing (AAS 112C) [Winter Quarter]
  • Asian American Religious History (AAS 118)
  • Japanese American Experience (AAS 131A), Japanese Americans and Incarceration (AAS 131B) or Japanese American Resettlement (AAS 131C)
  • Asian American and Pacific Islander Community-Based Learning (AAS 140SL)
  • Ethnocommunications: Creating Community Media (AAS C142ABC) [Fall, Winter & Spring Quarters]
  • Ethnic, Cultural, and Gender Issues in America’s Healthcare systems (AAS M161)
  • Critical Issues in US-China Relations (AAS 171A), US-Japan Relations (AAS 171B), US-Korea Relations (AAS 171C), US-Philippine Relations (AAS M171D), and US-Vietnam Relations (AAS 171E)
  • Special Courses in Asian American Themes or Populations and Communities (AAS 187B or C): We welcome applicants who can offer special topics courses that complement our curriculum such as critical refugee studies, mixed race, Muslim and South Asian diasporic communities, public health, and social welfare.


Requirements: Applicants with a Ph.D. are preferred. Applicants who are advanced to Ph.D. candidacy or who have a M.A., M.F.A., or equivalent may be considered (currently enrolled UC students are not considered).


Application Procedure Candidates should submit the following application materials online at no later than Tuesday, May 30, 2017:


  • Cover letter
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Teaching evaluation summaries
  • Course list and availability
  • A paragraph description and syllabus for each proposed course
  • Names and contact information of three references


The University of California, Los Angeles and the Asian American Studies Department are interested in candidates who are committed to the highest standards of scholarship and professional activities, and to the development of a campus climate that supports equality and diversity. 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 and Affirmative Action Policy.


This position is covered by a collective bargaining agreement.