Lecturer, Disability Studies (Perspectives on Disability Studies) University of California Los Angeles
Requisition Number: JPF05216 Recruitment Period Open January 10th, 2020 through Sunday, Feb 9, 2020 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
The UCLA Disability Studies Program unit seeks lecturers for the Spring 2020 quarter of Academic Year 2019-20 to teach an upper division undergraduate course in the Disability Studies program. Given the interdisciplinary and evolving nature of the field, Disability Studies at UCLA is looking for our instructors to represent multiple perspectives, and we encourage applicants from a wide variety of backgrounds to apply.
The Disability Studies 101W course ask students to create a critical framework for understanding concept of disability from sampling of disciplinary perspectives. This course is organized around the central tension in disability studies -- between disability as lived subjective experience that is both individual and communal, and disability as objective, medical, legal, and sometimes stigmatized category. Students are encouraged to make connections between units and to create their own perspectives on disability in field that defines itself by how it changes. This course satisfies the Writing II requirement as well as the Diversity Requirement for the College of Letters and Science.
UCLA has a diverse student population in one of the more diverse cities in the nation; we particularly seek candidates who have taught similarly diverse students in a major research university.
An earned doctorate from an accredited university
College-level teaching experience
Knowledge and awareness within the field of disability studies
Experience in teaching writing and composition
Must be capable of delivering high-quality instruction to a diverse student body
At least three years of college-level teaching experience
Distinguished program of research
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Statement of teaching
Names and contact information of two references
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: http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct
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, https://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/DiscHarassAffirmAction
UCLA is known worldwide for the breadth and quality of its academic, research, health care, cultural, continuing education and athletic programs. UCLA offers undergraduate degrees in more than 127 majors and graduate degrees in 198 program areas. UCLA has 11 highly regarded professional schools. Eight are ranked among the nation's top 15 in their field by U.S. News & World Report. UCLA is consistently among the most popular campus in the nation for undergraduate applicants. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. Benefits:UCLA offers a comprehensive benefits package, including an average of three weeks' vacation per year; an average of 12 days per year sick leave; 13 paid holidays per year; health, dental and optical benefits; life insurance; disability insurance; the University of California Retirement Plan with 5 year vesting and various voluntary UC Savings Plans. There are also special programs and privileges available, such as accessibility to cultural and recreational programs, athletic events, and the University Credit Union.