Writing Programs Lecturer University of California Los Angeles
Requisition Number: JPF05334
UCLA Writing Programs seeks lecturers to teach a range of writing and/or second-language writing courses that serve a diverse student body. Appointments may be full-time, part-time, quarterly, or annually with the possibility of renewal contingent upon review, need, and funding. We welcome candidates who possess a record of teaching excellence, professional engagement in the field of composition and/or ESL, and evidence of a strong commitment to diversity, inclusive pedagogy, student success, and higher education access.
We are particularly interested in candidates who have:
Experience teaching first-year composition at a major research university and/or
Experience addressing the English language needs of multilingual writers informed by academic/professional preparation in language teaching pedagogy and second language acquisition
Experience teaching courses that investigate difference and diversity through writing and rhetoric
We also welcome candidates with professional writing expertise in areas that include, but are not limited to, business, science, technology, digital writing and multimedia, editing, and grant and proposal writing.
Please submit the following:
1-2 page cover letter that addresses what makes you a strong candidate for this position
Curriculum Vitae with particular emphasis on past preparation and experience that demonstrates your commitment to teaching composition to undergraduate students
1-2 page teaching philosophy statement with concrete examples of how you put that philosophy into practice
Sample syllabus for a first-year college writing course (or a course for university-level multilingual writers)
Sample writing assignment with an explanation of how you would prepare students for it
1-2 page Diversity Statement. This statement will be reviewed for evidence of contributions that promote diversity and equal opportunity. To learn more about how UCLA thinks about contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion, please review our Sample Guidance for Candidates and related EDI Statement FAQ document
List of 3 references with contact information
Classroom observations (optional). If you would like to include a recent observation of your classroom teaching, we will accept a maximum of two
UCLA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, and Writing Programs has a strong commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff. 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.
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
UCLA is known worldwide for the breadth and quality of its academic, research, health care, cultural, continuing education and athletic programs. UCLA offers undergraduate degrees in more than 127 majors and graduate degrees in 198 program areas. UCLA has 11 highly regarded professional schools. Eight are ranked among the nation's top 15 in their field by U.S. News & World Report. UCLA is consistently among the most popular campus in the nation for undergraduate applicants. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. Benefits:UCLA offers a comprehensive benefits package, including an average of three weeks' vacation per year; an average of 12 days per year sick leave; 13 paid holidays per year; health, dental and optical benefits; life insurance; disability insurance; the University of California Retirement Plan with 5 year vesting and various voluntary UC Savings Plans. There are also special programs and privileges available, such as accessibility to cultural and recreational programs, athletic events, and the University Credit Union.