Employment

Temporary Teaching Opportunities

Part-time Lecturers (Non-Senate)

The Department of Gender Studies at UCLA receives on an ongoing basis applications for part-time lecturer (non-senate) positions for teaching a course in Gender Studies.  Appointments are made in general on a quarterly basis.  Quarter academic appointment dates are as follows:

Fall: October 1-December 31st
Winter: January 1-March 31st
Spring: April 1-June 30th

Requirements:

PhD required. Applicants with extensive academic and/or profession experience are encouraged to apply.  Application procedure:

Submit materials listed below through UC Recruit job posting here:

https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/apply/JPF06369

  • Cover Letter
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Teaching evaluation summaries
  • List titles of course(s) you have experience teaching
  • A paragraph description and syllabus for at least one proposed course

The University of California, Los Angeles and the Department of Gender Studies are interested in candidates who are committed to the highest standards of scholarship and professional activities, and to the development of a campus climate that supports equality and diversity.  The University of California is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.

This position is covered by a collective bargaining agreement.

 

 

Director of Research and Programs

UCLA Center for Critical Internet Inquiry

Open December 1st, 2021 through Wednesday, Dec 15, 2021 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)

 

Summary:
The UCLA Center for Critical Internet Inquiry (C2i2) is an interdisciplinary research center committed to holding those who create unjust technologies and systems accountable for the erosion of equity, trust, and participation – in order to reimagine technology, champion racial justice, and strengthen democracy. Co-Founded by Dr. Safiya Umoja Noble and Dr. Sarah T. Roberts, the UCLA Center for Critical Internet Inquiry is committed to community impact through research, culture making, and public policy. The Minderoo Initiative on Technology and Power investigates the social impact of digital technologies on communities and the broader public good. The initiative aims to create new paradigms for the public to understand the harms of tech platforms, predictive technologies, advertising-driven algorithmic content, and the work of digital laborers.

C2i2 seeks a Director of Research and Programs for The Minderoo Initiative on Technology and Power. This position will oversee both research and programs that fall under the Initiative including working with graduate students and postdoctoral researchers. This also includes workshops, winter/summer schools and will oversee a variety of educational and outreach activities as well as managing relationships with external academic and industrial entities. The Initiative also foregrounds shifting public discourse and culture around issues of technology and power, requiring robust public programming. This position will also oversee program development to this end.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Overseeing and coordinating research efforts within The Minderoo Initiative on Technology and Power
  • Participates as a staff team member and represents C2i2 in various collaborative activities and projects including public and private events, workshops, trainings, webinars, seminars
  • Works with key partner organizations around key policy issues and research agendas
  • Serves as a resource for local, state, national partner organizations
  • Develop and implement programs
  • Recruit, train and manage research fellows, graduate student researchers and visiting researchers
  • Participates as a staff team member and represents C2i2 in various collaborative activities and projects including public and private events, workshops, trainings, webinars, seminars
  • Works with the Management Team to provide input on decision-making regarding research, operational and program direction for C2i2
  • Support Research Fellows, Research Associates, Postdoctoral Fellows and Graduate Student Researchers providing ongoing mentorship, feedback and support
  • With the Executive Director, manages and maintains the C2i2 micro-granting program. This includes forging lasting relationships with external stakeholders, lending capacity and support to funded projects
  • Conducts research and analysis as requested to support the work of C2i2
  • Writes proposals as necessary to fund or initiate research or special projects
  • Maintains their own, independent research agenda
  • Supports the C2i2 Scholars’ Council and coordinates yearly activities
  • Plans and executes C2i2’s Summer School program with Oxford University
  • Seeds and manages a range of cultural programming in support of C2i2’s broader aims of cultural impact
  • Teach up to three classes per year in affiliated programs

 

Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

Ph.D. required

 

Document requirements

  • Cover Letter
  • Curriculum Vitae – Your most recently updated C.V.
  • 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 Sample Guidance for Candidates and related EDI Statement FAQ document.

Reference requirements

  • 3-5 letters of reference required

Please procure three letters of recommendation for your application. Evaluators may upload their letter (preferred) or email it to edelgado@ss.ucla.edu.

Apply link: https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/JPF07054

Help contact: jenna@gender.ucla.edu

 

Campus Information

As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy. All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of Full Vaccination or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no later than the applicable deadline. New University of California employees must (a) provide proof of receiving at least one dose of a COVID-19 Vaccine no later than 14 calendar days after their first date of employment and provide proof of Full Vaccination no later than eight weeks after their first date of employment; or (b) if applicable, submit a request for Exception or Deferral no later than 14 calendar days after their first date of employment. (Capitalized terms in this paragraph are defined in the policy.) Federal, state, or local public health 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.

Job location

Los Angeles, CA