News: UCLA's Asian American Studies Department: '15-'16 Call for Part-time Lecturers (non-senate)

April 6, 2015 - 1:00pm

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 2015-2016 academic year. Appointments are usually made per course. Academic appointment dates are as follows: Fall (October 1-December 31, 2015); Winter (January 1-March 31, 2016); Spring (April 1-June 30, 2016); and Summer (Session A: June 20-July 29, 2016; Session C: August 1-September 9, 2016)

The UCLA Department of Asian American Studies offers a major, minor, a graduate concentration, and Master of Arts.

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

•       Asian American Community Research Methods/Applied Research Methods

•       Asian American and Pacific Islander Applied-Community Courses

•       Asian Americans and Labor, Law, or Education

•       Asian American Studies - Creative Writing and/or Community Media

•       Asian American Studies - Comparative Ethnic Studies

•       Asian American Studies - Immigration and Community

•       Globalization in Asian American Pacific Islander Communities

•       Pacific Islander Studies

•       Asian American Studies Ethnic Community Specific Courses

•       Asian American Gender and Sexuality


We also welcome applicants who can offer other special topics courses that complement our curriculum.

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

  • Cover letter 
  • Curriculum vitae 
  • Teaching evaluation summaries
  • Names and contact information of three references
  • List titles of course(s) you are willing to teach and the quarter(s) in which you plan to teach the course(s)
  • A paragraph description and syllabus of each proposed course 

Applications will be accepted until all available positions are filled. However, to ensure fullest consideration, all applications materials should be submitted no later than Friday, May 22, 2015.

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.