Lecturer in International Relations

University of California, Los Angeles
Los Angeles, CA
Closing date
Dec 7, 2023

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Position Type
Faculty / Professor / Lecturer
Employment Type
Organization Type
College / University
Job #JPF08936
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE / L&S Social Sciences / UCLA


Position title: Lecturer in International Relations

Salary range: $74,576 - $81,491


Open date: October 10, 2023

Most recent review date: Wednesday, Nov 1, 2023 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.

Final date: Sunday, Jun 30, 2024 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.


The Department of Political Science at UCLA seeks applications for, part-time lecturer position during the Winter 2024 quarter.

We are looking for experienced candidates to fill a part-time position teaching advanced undergraduate classes 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 16, 2023, and (b) must be actively engaged in political science research reflecting current disciplinary standards.

Candidates should provide (1) CV, (2) one-page teaching statement, (3) teaching evaluations, (4) sample course syllabi, (5) statement on contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion and (6) 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: Browse Political Science (ucla.edu)). Relevant syllabi or course summaries are a plus.

Preference will be given to applicants who apply by November 1, 2023. However, the search will remain open until any positions are filled.

See Table 15 Unit 18 Faculty (Pre-Six Year Lecturers) for the salary range for this position. A reasonable estimate for this position is at an annual salary range of $74,576 - $81,491.

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.

Department: https://polisci.ucla.edu/


Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

A Ph.D. in political science, or a Ph.D. Certificate of Completion by June 16, 2023, is preferred, however candidates with exceptional professional experience in politics and related disciplines may be considered. Similarly, active engagement in political science research reflecting current disciplinary standards is preferred.

Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
  • Cover Letter (Optional)
  • Statement of Teaching
  • 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.
  • Teaching Evaluations (Optional)
  • Sample Course Syllabi (Optional)
  • List of Courses - 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/browse/Departments/PoliticalScience
  • Statement of Research (Optional)
  • Reference check authorization release form - Complete and upload the reference check authorization release form
  • Misc / Additional (Optional)
Reference requirements
  • 3-5 required (contact information only)

Applicants will be asked to name references to complete their application, but the references will not be asked to provide letters unless the analyst requests them
Apply link: https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/JPF08936
Help contact: egodinez@polisci.ucla.edu


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.


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