Lecturer, Honors Collegium - The Solo Performers Toolbox: Storytelling for Artists and TED Talkers University of California Los Angeles
Requisition Number: JPF05646
The UCLA Honors Program unit seeks a lecturer for Fall 2020 (AY 2020-21) to teach an upper division undergraduate seminar under Honors Collegium.
The Honors Collegium 150 course is designed for students in the College Honors program. Students will create and present an original one-person performance speech. Students will study the development and writing of original script through exploration of personal themes, tone, and subject matter. Students will address physical or emotional strengths and weaknesses in relation to creative processes of playwriting and performing, as well as the breakdown, interpretation, and summation of one-character plays and synthesis of this knowledge to benefit writing and performance. Students will identify and explore their unique personal voice in order to establish clear and creative point of view in developing or performing their story. Students will conduct analysis of dramatic structure, dramatic action, and creation of believable and interesting character.
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 post-graduate degree from an accredited university
College-level teaching experience
Knowledge and training within the fields of Film and Television, Theater, and/or related fields
Experience in teaching writing and composition
At least three years of college-level teaching experience
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Must be capable of delivering high-quality instruction to a diverse student body
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: UC Nondiscrimination and Affirmative Action Policy
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.