Lecturer in Asian American Studies
University of California Los Angeles Department of Asian American Studies
United States

Part-Time Lecturers (Non-Senate) in Asian American Studies Department 

Job #JPF05469

Recruitment Period

Open April 17th, 2020 through Sunday, May 31, 2020 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)


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 2020-2021 academic year. Appointments are usually per course, on a quarter by quarter basis and we expect to need enough Lecturers to cover 18 courses. 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, 2020), Winter Quarter (January 1-March 31, 2021), and Spring Quarter (April 1-June 30, 2021).

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

• History of Asian Americans (AAS 10W) [Fall Quarter]
• Contemporary Asian American Communities (AAS 20) [Fall Quarter]
• Contemporary Asian American Communities (AAS 20W) [Winter Quarter]
• Asian American Movement (AAS 40) [Spring Quarter]
• Social Science Research Methods (AAS 103) [Winter Quarter]
• Internships in Asian Pacific Communities (AAS 104B) [Fall & Spring Quarter]
• Asian American Creative Writing (AAS 112C) [Fall Quarter]
• Asian American Education and Schooling (AAS M114) [Spring Quarter]
• Asian American Social Movements (AAS M116) [Fall Quarter]
• Asian American & Pacific Islander Labor Issues (AAS M119) [Fall Quarter]
• Pilipino American Experience (AAS 133) [Fall Quarter]
• Asian American & Pacific Islander Community-Based Learning (AAS 140SL) [Fall, Winter & Spring Quarters]
• Transnational Perspectives on Asian America (AAS 170) [Spring Quarter]
• Critical Issues in US-Korea Relations (AAS 171C) [Fall Quarter]
• Critical Issues in US-Vietnam Relations (AAS 171E) [Winter Quarter]
• Special Courses in Asian American Themes (AAS 187B) or Populations and Communities (AAS 187C): We welcome applicants who can offer special topics courses that complement our curriculum.


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 Preliminary review of applications will be conducted starting May 17, 2020. Candidates should submit the following application materials online at https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/JPF05469 by no later than Sunday, May 31, 2020.

• 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
• Statement on Contributions to Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion

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.

Job location

Los Angeles, CA

Learn More

More information about this recruitment: https://asianam.ucla.edu/jobs-internships/


Document requirements
  • Cover Letter
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
  • Teaching Evaluation Summaries
  • Course List and Availability
  • A paragraph description and syllabus for each proposed course
  • Statement on Contributions to Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion - An EDI Statement describes a faculty candidate’s past, present, and future (planned) contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion. 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.
Reference requirements
  • 3-5 required (contact information only)

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