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Part-time Lecturer (Non-Senate) for AAS40: Asian American Movement in Winter Quarter 2020

The Department of Asian American Studies at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), invites applications for a part-time Lecturer position (Non-Senate) to teach Asian American Movement (AAS 40) during the Winter Quarter 2020.  Academic appointment dates for the Winter Quarter are January 1-March 31, 2020.  The UCLA Department of Asian American Studies offers a major, minor, a graduate concentration, and Master of Arts.



Requirements: Applicants with a Ph.D. are preferred. Applicants who are advanced to Ph.D. candidacy or who have a M.A., M.F.A., or equivalent may be considered (currently enrolled UC students are not eligible).  Expertise with the following would be welcome for this introductory course: Asian American movement of late 1960s and 1970s; social history methods, including role of oral history, documentary films, and archival history, and analysis of primary and secondary sources; Asian American movement situated within larger frame of social change of era and interpretation of nation and society; exploration of campus- and community-based activism, service learning, and civic engagement.


Application Procedure Preliminary review of applications will be conducted starting August 16, 2019. Candidates should submit the following application materials online at by no later than Friday, August 23, 2019.


  • Cover letter
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Teaching evaluation summaries
  • A course syllabus
  • Names and contact information of three references


The University of California, Los Angeles and the Asian American Studies Department 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 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. This position is covered by a collective bargaining agreement.