Temporary Lecturer Positions in Political Science

The Department of Political Science at the UCLA College of Letters and Sciences invites highly qualified applicants for temporary, non-senate positions as Lecturer for Spring 2020 quarter. This is a temporary, non-tenure track appointment, on a part-time basis and made quarter by quarter, as dictated by instructional needs of the department.

Responsibilities will include lecturing, conducting regularly scheduled office hours, and the writing and grading of exams.

Qualified candidates must have at least five years of professional teaching experience and a demonstrated record of distinguished undergraduate teaching or proven industry expertise in the following specializations: presidential rhetoric, speechwriting, or political journalism, and have college or university teaching experience in their area. PhD is preferred but not required.

Please submit your application materials via UC Recruit. Preference will be given to applicants who apply by January 31, 2020. However, the search will remain open until positions are filled.


Reader Positions

Readers assist with the reading and grading of students’ papers and exams under the guidance and supervision of faculty members. Readers are appointed on an hourly basis. The current hourly wage is:

$15.32/hr. for Graduate Students

$14.56/hr. for Undergraduate Students

Preference will also be given to Political Science majors and to those students who have earned at least a ‘B’ in the course for which they wish to read. Readers must be registered, enrolled in at least 12 units, and have a 3.0 GPA.

Reader positions are represented by a collective bargaining unit (UAW). The contract between the University of California and UAW can be found at: http://ucnet.universityofcalifornia.edu/labor/bargaining-units/bx/contract.html

If you are interested in applying for a Reader position for any of the courses listed, please contact the instructor by the email address for the course listing.

Summer Session C 2017 Positions Available:

**Class PS 150  – Political Violence

If interested, please contact the instructor directly, Jeffrey Simon Campus at email: jdsimon@earthlink.net


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, 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