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Lecturer, General Education UCLA Cluster Program - Never-ending Stories

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University of California, Los Angeles
Location
Los Angeles, CA
Closing date
Apr 11, 2024

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Lecturer, General Education UCLA Cluster Program - Never-ending Stories: Multidisciplinary Perspectives on Myth (Fairy Tales)
University of California Los Angeles


Requisition Number: JPF05344
Recruitment Period

Open February 27th, 2020 through Saturday, Mar 28, 2020 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Description

The UCLA Undergraduate Education Initiatives unit seeks a lecturer for Spring Quarter (AY 2019-20) to teach a seminar as part of the General Education UCLA Cluster Program.

This position includes developing and teaching a seminar course for freshman students with varied backgrounds focusing on a topic related to mythological traditions, aspects of storytelling, the roles of myth in culture, society, and/or art. Specifically, the seminar should engage with multiforms of traditional fairy tales, especially to explore their transmission and translation into modern cultural products. This position will involve working closely with students on their writing.

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.

Required Qualifications:
An earned doctorate from an accredited university
College-level teaching experience, especially to a General Education population
Knowledge and training in myth and folklore, especially its reiteration into modern literature and culture
Experience in teaching writing and composition

Preferred Qualifications:
At least three years of college-level teaching experience
Distinguished program of research
Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Must be capable of delivering high-quality instruction to a diverse student body

Requirements:
Cover letter
Curriculum vitae
Statement of teaching
Proposed syllabus
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

To apply, please visit: https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/JPF05344

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

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