Employment

Lecturer in Electoral Politics and Political Parties

The Department of Political Science at UCLA seeks applications for lecturer positions during the 2020-2021 academic year.

We are looking for candidates to fill 2-4 positions teaching advanced undergraduate American political behavior, most likely “141B: Electoral Politics: Public Opinion and Voting Behavior,” “141E – Electoral Politics: Elections, Media, Strategy,” “142A: Political Parties and Interest Groups: Political Parties,” and/or “149 Special Topics in American Government and Politics: Presidential Elections.”

Responsibilities will include lecturing, conducting regularly scheduled office hours, and the writing and grading of exams. Ability to work cooperatively with other faculty and Department staff is essential.

Qualified candidates (a) must have a Ph.D. in political science, or a Ph.D. Certificate of Completion by June 12, 2020, and (b) must be actively engaged in political science research reflecting current disciplinary standards.

Candidates should provide (1) a CV, (2) a 1 page teaching statement, (3) teaching evaluations, (4) sample course syllabi and (5) a list of courses they can teach with an emphasis on those relevant to this ad (see courses in the 100-184 range in our course catalog:
https://catalog.registrar.ucla.edu/ucla-catalog19-20-270.html). Relevant syllabi or course summaries are a plus.

Please submit your application materials at https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/JPF05408 .

Preference will be given to applicants who apply by April 24, 2020. However, the search will remain open until any positions are filled.

 

Lecturer in the Politics of Asia

The Department of Political Science at UCLA seeks applications for lecturer positions during the 2020-2021 academic year.

We are looking for candidates to fill 2-4 positions teaching advanced undergraduate classes across most subfields on the politics of Asia, most likely one of “139: Special Studies in International Relations: International Relations of East and Southeast Asia,” “159B: Government and Politics of China: China in Age of Reform,” “119: Special Studies in Political Theory: East Asian Political Theory,” “119: Special Studies in Political Theory: Pre-Modern East Asian Political Thought” or“159: South Asian Politics,” “159: The Political Economy of South Asia.” Proposals for related classes will be considered as well.

Responsibilities will include lecturing, conducting regularly scheduled office hours, and the writing and grading of exams. Ability to work cooperatively with other faculty and Department staff is essential.

Qualified candidates (a) must have a Ph.D. in political science, or a Ph.D. Certificate of Completion by June 12, 2020, and (b) must be actively engaged in political science research reflecting current disciplinary standards.

Candidates should provide (1) a CV, (2) a 1 page teaching statement, (3) teaching evaluations, (4) sample course syllabi and (5) a list of courses they can teach with an emphasis on those relevant to this ad (see courses in the 100-184 range in our course catalog:
https://catalog.registrar.ucla.edu/ucla-catalog19-20-270.html). Relevant syllabi or course summaries are a plus.

Please submit your application materials at https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/JPF05409

Preference will be given to applicants who apply by April 24, 2020. However, the search will remain open until any positions are filled.

 

Lecturer in Comparative Political Theory and the Political Theory of Public Policy

The Department of Political Science at UCLA seeks applications for lecturer positions during the 2020-2021 academic year.

We are looking for candidates to fill 2-4 positions teaching advanced undergraduate classes in comparative political theory and the political theory of public policy, most likely one of “119 Special Studies in Political Theory: Introduction to Comparative Political Theory,” “119 Special Studies in Political Theory: Frankfurt School,” “119 Special Studies in Political Theory: Global Political Theory in Translation,” “119 Special Studies in Political Theory: Environmental Political Theory,” “119 Special Studies in Political Theory: Modern Feminist Theory.”

Responsibilities will include lecturing, conducting regularly scheduled office hours, and the writing and grading of exams. Ability to work cooperatively with other faculty and Department staff is essential.

Qualified candidates (a) must have a Ph.D. in political science, or a Ph.D. Certificate of Completion by June 12, 2020, and (b) must be actively engaged in political science research reflecting current disciplinary standards.

Candidates should provide (1) a CV, (2) a 1 page teaching statement, (3) teaching evaluations, (4) sample course syllabi and (5) a list of courses they can teach with an emphasis on those relevant to this ad (see courses in the 100-184 range in our course catalog:
https://catalog.registrar.ucla.edu/ucla-catalog19-20-270.html). Relevant syllabi or course summaries are a plus.

Please submit your application materials at https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/JPF05410

Preference will be given to applicants who apply by April 24, 2020. However, the search will remain open until any positions are filled.

 

Lecturer in Political Theory

The Department of Political Science at UCLA seeks applications for lecturer positions during the 2020-2021 academic year.

We are looking for candidates to fill 2-4 positions teaching advanced undergraduate topics in political theory that are part of our core curriculum, most likely “111C Late Modern Political Theory,” “114A American Political Thought 1, 1620 to 1865,” “114B American Political Thought 2, 1865 to present” and/or “116B – Continental Political Thought.”

Responsibilities will include lecturing, conducting regularly scheduled office hours, and the writing and grading of exams. Ability to work cooperatively with other faculty and Department staff is essential.

Qualified candidates (a) must have a Ph.D. in political science, or a Ph.D. Certificate of Completion by June 12, 2020, and (b) must be actively engaged in political science research reflecting current disciplinary standards.

Candidates should provide (1) a CV, (2) a 1 page teaching statement, (3) teaching evaluations, (4) sample course syllabi and (5) a list of courses they can teach with an emphasis on those relevant to this ad (see courses in the 100-184 range in our course catalog:
https://catalog.registrar.ucla.edu/ucla-catalog19-20-270.html). Relevant syllabi or course summaries are a plus.

Please submit your application materials at https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/JPF05411

Preference will be given to applicants who apply by April 24, 2020. However, the search will remain open until any positions are filled.

 

Lecturer in Foreign Policy and International Relations

The Department of Political Science at UCLA seeks applications for lecturer positions during the 2020-2021 academic year.

We are looking for candidates to fill 2-4 positions teaching advanced undergraduate classes on foreign policy and international relations, most likely “124A – International Political Economy,” “120B – World Politics and U.S. Foreign Policy after September 11,” “121A – Studies in Formulation of American Foreign Policy: Lecture 1,” “122A – World Order,” “138B – International Politics, 1914 to present,” “139 Special Studies in International Relations: Foreign Policy in an Uncertain World,” “139 Special Studies in International Relations: U.S.-Israel Relations: Anatomy of a Special Relationship,”  “128B. International Relations of Post-Communist Russia,” and/or “139: Special Studies in International Relations: Foreign Policy of Russia.”

Responsibilities will include lecturing, conducting regularly scheduled office hours, and the writing and grading of exams. Ability to work cooperatively with other faculty and Department staff is essential.

Qualified candidates (a) must have a Ph.D. in political science, or a Ph.D. Certificate of Completion by June 12, 2020, and (b) must be actively engaged in political science research reflecting current disciplinary standards.

Candidates should provide (1) a CV, (2) a 1 page teaching statement, (3) teaching evaluations, (4) sample course syllabi and (5) a list of courses they can teach with an emphasis on those relevant to this ad (see courses in the 100-184 range in our course catalog:
https://catalog.registrar.ucla.edu/ucla-catalog19-20-270.html). Relevant syllabi or course summaries are a plus.

Please submit your application materials at https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/JPF05412

Preference will be given to applicants who apply by April 24, 2020. However, the search will remain open until any positions are filled.

 

Lecturer in American Politics

The Department of Political Science at UCLA seeks applications for lecturer positions during the 2020-2021 academic year.

We are looking for experienced candidates to fill 1 position teaching lower division “40 – Introduction to American Politics.”

Responsibilities will include lecturing, conducting regularly scheduled office hours, and the writing and grading of exams. Ability to work cooperatively with other faculty and Department staff is essential.

Qualified candidates (a) must have a Ph.D. in political science, or a Ph.D. Certificate of Completion by June 12, 2020, and (b) must be actively engaged in political science research reflecting current disciplinary standards.

Candidates should provide (1) a CV, (2) a 1 page teaching statement, (3) teaching evaluations, (4) sample course syllabi and (5) a list of courses they can teach with an emphasis on those relevant to this ad (see courses in the 100-184 range in our course catalog:
https://catalog.registrar.ucla.edu/ucla-catalog19-20-270.html). Relevant syllabi or course summaries are a plus.

Please submit your application materials at https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/JPF05413

Preference will be given to applicants who apply by April 24, 2020. However, the search will remain open until any positions are filled.

 

Lecturer in American National Institutions

The Department of Political Science at UCLA seeks applications for lecturer positions during the 2020-2021 academic year.

We are looking for candidates to fill 1-2 positions teaching advanced undergraduate classes on American National Institutions, most likely “140A – National Institutions: Congress,” and possibly also “140B – National Institutions: The Presidency.”

Responsibilities will include lecturing, conducting regularly scheduled office hours, and the writing and grading of exams. Ability to work cooperatively with other faculty and Department staff is essential.

Qualified candidates (a) must have a Ph.D. in political science, or a Ph.D. Certificate of Completion by June 12, 2020, and (b) must be actively engaged in political science research reflecting current disciplinary standards.

Candidates should provide (1) a CV, (2) a 1 page teaching statement, (3) teaching evaluations, (4) sample course syllabi and (5) a list of courses they can teach with an emphasis on those relevant to this ad (see courses in the 100-184 range in our course catalog:
https://catalog.registrar.ucla.edu/ucla-catalog19-20-270.html). Relevant syllabi or course summaries are a plus.

Please submit your application materials at https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/JPF05414

Preference will be given to applicants who apply by April 24, 2020. However, the search will remain open until any positions are filled.

 

Lecturer in Data Analysis

The Department of Political Science at UCLA seeks applications for lecturer positions during the 2020-2021 academic year.

We are looking for experienced candidates to fill 1 position teaching lower division “6 – Introduction to Data Analysis.”

Responsibilities will include lecturing, conducting regularly scheduled office hours, and the writing and grading of exams. Ability to work cooperatively with other faculty and Department staff is essential.

Qualified candidates (a) must have a Ph.D. in political science, or a Ph.D. Certificate of Completion by June 12, 2020, and (b) must be actively engaged in political science research reflecting current disciplinary standards.

Candidates should provide (1) a CV, (2) a 1 page teaching statement, (3) teaching evaluations, (4) sample course syllabi and (5) a list of courses they can teach with an emphasis on those relevant to this ad (see courses in the 100-184 range in our course catalog:
https://catalog.registrar.ucla.edu/ucla-catalog19-20-270.html). Relevant syllabi or course summaries are a plus.

Please submit your application materials at https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/JPF05415

Preference will be given to applicants who apply by April 24, 2020. However, the search will remain open until any positions are filled.

 

Lecturer in World Politics

The Department of Political Science at UCLA seeks applications for lecturer positions during the 2020-2021 academic year.

We are looking for experienced candidates to fill 1 position teaching lower division “20 – World Politics,” our core class in International Relations.

Responsibilities will include lecturing, conducting regularly scheduled office hours, and the writing and grading of exams. Ability to work cooperatively with other faculty and Department staff is essential.

Qualified candidates (a) must have a Ph.D. in political science, or a Ph.D. Certificate of Completion by June 12, 2020, and (b) must be actively engaged in political science research reflecting current disciplinary standards.

Candidates should provide (1) a CV, (2) a 1 page teaching statement, (3) teaching evaluations, (4) sample course syllabi and (5) a list of courses they can teach with an emphasis on those relevant to this ad (see courses in the 100-184 range in our course catalog:
https://catalog.registrar.ucla.edu/ucla-catalog19-20-270.html). Relevant syllabi or course summaries are a plus.

Please submit your application materials at https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/JPF05416

Preference will be given to applicants who apply by April 24, 2020. However, the search will remain open until any positions are filled.

 

Lecturer in the Comparative Politics of Developing Countries

The Department of Political Science at UCLA seeks applications for lecturer positions during the 2020-2021 academic year.

We are looking for candidates to fill 2-4 positions teaching advanced undergraduate classes in the comparative politics of developing countries, most likely “M167C. Political Economy of Development,” “167D. Political Institutions and Economic Development,” “169 Special Studies in Comparative Politics: Authoritarian Politics,” and possibly also “151A African Politics: Government and Politics of Africa” and “151B African Politics: Political Economy of Africa.”

Responsibilities will include lecturing, conducting regularly scheduled office hours, and the writing and grading of exams. Ability to work cooperatively with other faculty and Department staff is essential.

Qualified candidates (a) must have a Ph.D. in political science, or a Ph.D. Certificate of Completion by June 12, 2020, and (b) must be actively engaged in political science research reflecting current disciplinary standards.

Candidates should provide (1) a CV, (2) a 1 page teaching statement, (3) teaching evaluations, (4) sample course syllabi and (5) a list of courses they can teach with an emphasis on those relevant to this ad (see courses in the 100-184 range in our course catalog:
https://catalog.registrar.ucla.edu/ucla-catalog19-20-270.html). Relevant syllabi or course summaries are a plus.

Please submit your application materials at https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/JPF05417

Preference will be given to applicants who apply by April 24, 2020. However, the search will remain open until any positions are filled.

 

Lecturer in Race and Ethnic Politics

The Department of Political Science at UCLA seeks applications for lecturer positions during the 2020-2021 academic year.

We are looking for candidates to fill 2-4 positions teaching advanced undergraduate classes in Race and Ethnic Politics, most likely “186 Special Studies in Race, Ethnicity and Politics: The Politics of Immigrant Communities,” “186 Special Studies in Race, Ethnicity and Politics: Asian-American Politics” and “186 Special Studies in Race, Ethnicity and Politics: African-American Politics.”

Responsibilities will include lecturing, conducting regularly scheduled office hours, and the writing and grading of exams. Ability to work cooperatively with other faculty and Department staff is essential.

Qualified candidates (a) must have a Ph.D. in political science, or a Ph.D. Certificate of Completion by June 12, 2020, and (b) must be actively engaged in political science research reflecting current disciplinary standards.

Candidates should provide (1) a CV, (2) a 1 page teaching statement, (3) teaching evaluations, (4) sample course syllabi and (5) a list of courses they can teach with an emphasis on those relevant to this ad (see courses in the 100-184 range in our course catalog:
https://catalog.registrar.ucla.edu/ucla-catalog19-20-270.html). Relevant syllabi or course summaries are a plus.

Please submit your application materials at https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/JPF05418

Preference will be given to applicants who apply by April 24, 2020. However, the search will remain open until any 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