Lecturer in Literature
University of California Los Angeles
United States

Lecturer in Literature

Job #JPF08787

Position overview

Position title:Lecturer
Salary range: See Table 15 (https://www.ucop.edu/academic-personnel-programs/_files/2023-24/july-2023-acad-salary-scales/t15.pdf) for the salary range for this position. A reasonable estimate for this position is an annual salary rate of $64,329, which will then be prorated due to teaching workload based on appointment percentage.

Application Window

Open date: August 21, 2023

Next review date: Monday, Sep 25, 2023 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: Monday, Oct 23, 2023 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.

Position description

The Department of Comparative Literature at UCLA is seeking a Lecturer to teach one undergraduate lecture course in the Winter 2024 quarter surveying either comparative literatures from the medieval period to the seventeenth century; or comparative literatures from non-European contexts. The course also involves supervision of TAs.

Applicants must have demonstrable excellence in teaching at the university level, and must hold a PhD degree in Literary Studies or a related field.

Applicants should apply online via UCLA Academic Recruit. This position requires the submission of a CV, and contact information for a minimum of three references who may be contacted to write a letter of recommendation.

Please be aware that effective April 12, 2013, UCLA is a tobacco-free environment. For more information, please review the policy at: http://www.adminpolicies.ucla.edu/APP/Number/810

This position is represented by the University Council – American Federation of Teachers: https://ucnet.universityofcalifornia.edu/labor/bargaining-units/ix/contract.html. Internal applicants will be considered for reappointment prior to the consideration of external applicants.


Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

Applicants must have demonstrable excellence in teaching at the university level, and must hold a PhD degree in Literary Studies or a related field.

Application Requirements

Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Statement of Teaching

  • Sample Syllabus

  • Reference check authorization release form - Complete and upload the reference check authorization release form

  • 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 EDI Statement FAQ document.

  • Cover Letter (Optional)

  • Statement of Research (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 3 required (contact information only)

Applicants are asked to name references, but the references will not be asked to provide letters unless the search committee requests them.

Apply link: https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/JPF08787

Help contact: mgossiaux@humnet.ucla.edu

Campus Information

As a University employee, you will be required to comply with all applicable University policies and/or collective bargaining agreements, as may be amended from time to time. Federal, state, or local government directives may impose additional requirements.

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.

Job location

Los Angeles, CA

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