Job Opportunities

Lecturer: Polish

Recruitment Period

Open July 1st, 2016 through March 1st, 2017

If you apply to this recruitment by March 1st, 2017, you will have until March 31st, 2017 to complete your application.


The Department of Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Languages and Cultures at the University of California, Los Angeles invites applications for the position of Polish language instructor, beginning Fall 2017. This is a half-time, one-year position as Lecturer that includes health benefits, with the possibility of renewal contingent upon a satisfactory performance review and approval of the Dean. Initial teaching load is one three-quarter sequence of Intermediate Polish and one additional course at the discretion of the department.

We are looking for an enthusiastic, creative instructor who has demonstrated experience in teaching different levels of Polish language, including both non-heritage and heritage speakers, as well as a familiarity with contemporary instructional technologies. Complete fluency in Polish and English is required, as is an intimate knowledge of Polish culture. The ideal candidate should hold at least an M.A. Knowledge of another Slavic language a plus.

Applicants should apply online via UCLA Academic Recruit. Please submit a cover letter, CV, teaching statement; and contact information for a minimum of three individuals who have agreed to provide a recommendation letter. The University will contact the referees with instructions on how to submit their letters. We also encourage the applicants to upload, if available, teaching evaluations and sample syllabi and assignments.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

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  • Cover Letter – Letter of application
  • Curriculum Vitae – Your most recently updated C.V.
  • Statement of Teaching
  • Teaching Evaluation (Optional)
  • Sample Syllabi and Assignments (Optional)
  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity – Statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity through research, teaching, and/or service. (Optional)


3-5 references required (contact information only)

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