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International Taxation Instructor

University of California, Los Angeles
Los Angeles, CA
Closing date
Apr 7, 2024

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Faculty / Professor / Lecturer
Employment Type
Organization Type
College / University
International Taxation Instructor
University of California Los Angeles

Requisition Number: JPF08256

UCLA Extension is considered one of the top programs of its kind, offering to more than 35,000 students per year approximately 4,500 classes and non-degree certificate programs to meet the professional development, continuing education and personal enrichment needs of the full spectrum of nontraditional students as well as companies and organizations throughout and beyond the Los Angeles region.
Course Description

This course is for accounting, tax, and finance professionals; international business managers; and lawyers who work with cross-border transactions involving the United States. Instruction explores the application of U.S. tax law to U.S. individuals and entities conducting transactions outside the U.S., as well as foreign individuals and entities conducting transactions in the U.S. Topics include the distinction between U.S.- and foreign-source income, taxation of U.S.-controlled foreign corporations, international tax treaties, taxation of cross-border acquisitions, the foreign tax credit, and transfer pricing. Students leave the course with an understanding of how U.S. tax law applies to international transactions and how to identify the key international tax issues that must be addressed. Students also learn the general concepts and policies that compose the international elements of the U.S. tax code.
Job Description

Instructors teach students to understand the fundamentals, technical aspects, and concepts of the subject matter. More importantly they prepare students to utilize this understanding practically in the workforce. In addition to teaching proficiency in technical matters, instructors utilize case studies and real-life examples wherever possible to help students take their understanding from the pages of the textbook into the work of the real world. To accomplish this, instructors foster a collaborative, inclusive learning environment developed to support the success of all UCLA Extension students coming from a wide range of educational, personal, and professional backgrounds.
Instructor Duties

Develop and/or update course syllabus in consultation with the UCLA Extension Program Director as assigned using approved syllabus template
Prepare and deliver course materials and learning assessments in assigned format (in-person or hybrid)
Utilize the Canvas Learning Management System as the course support platform for in-person courses and as the delivery platform for online and hybrid courses
Communicate teaching objectives and specific learning outcomes to students and clearly outline the grading policies for the course
Evaluate student achievement of specific learning outcomes and assign grades
Post final student grades to the transcript system in a timely manner no later than 2 weeks after the last date of course meeting
Respond to student questions and learning needs in a timely manner.
Stay current regarding the professional body of knowledge in the field of practice
Participate in required orientations and instructor training programs
Complete required administrative tasks in a timely manner including: completing all hiring paperwork; submitting updated quarterly syllabus; posting bio and photo on the UCLA Extension website; signing quarterly contract; ordering required texts; communicating AV and classroom needs.
Employ culturally competent teaching methodologies in the classroom inclusive of both domestic and international student populations
Use subject-matter expertise to impart knowledge to students and leverage additional resources appropriately to enhance the curriculum (i.e. make arrangements for guest speakers, etc.)
Design interactive and motivational classroom activities to fully engage participants and to reinforce student learning
Update materials periodically, and regularly monitor course evaluations in order to make adjustments and improvements to the curriculum.
General Employment Information

Employment as a UCLA Extension Instructor is dictated by contract terms and conditions. Please take the time to read the UCLA Extension Instructor Employment Policies.

For information on UCLA Extension instructor benefits, please visit Pay, Benefits, & Privileges.

Access, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (AEDI) is one of UCLA Extension's guiding principles. We strive to extend access to UCLA, our programs, and services to underrepresented communities and populations, while serving as a model organization for AEDI in the field of continuing higher education. Committed to attracting and retaining diverse staff & instructors, UCLA Extension welcomes your experiences, perspectives, and unique identity. Please visit our website dedicated to our AEDI efforts as an organization: Equity, Diversity, & Inclusion @ UNEX.

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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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