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Lecturer in Political Science (19-20)

Recruitment Period

Open date: February 1st, 2019
Last review date: Monday, Aug 5, 2019 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.
Final date: Saturday, Feb 22, 2020 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.


The Department of Political Science at UC San Diego invites applications in any subfield for temporary lecturer position(s). Appointment(s) may be part-time, full-time, quarterly, or annual with the possibility of renewal contingent on performance, curricular needs, and funding availability.

Qualified candidates will hold a PhD, professional degree, and/or have significant practical experience related to course content. Successful candidates will also have demonstrated accomplishments or potential in: teaching; scholarship and/or relevant professional accomplishments; and the advancement of equity, diversity, and inclusion.

Salary is commensurate with qualifications and based on University of California pay scales.

To apply, candidates should submit a cover letter summarizing teaching experience and potential course offerings, CV, teaching evaluations or contact information for one reference, and a brief statement describing past experience in activities that promote diversity and inclusion and/or plans to make future contributions. Further information about this diversity statement is available at the Faculty Equity site. All application material must be submitted online at:

UCSD is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer with a strong institutional commitment to excellence through diversity.

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Document requirements
  • Cover Letter - Indicate courses being applied for and summarize teaching and/or other training and experience related to course subject matter. Full list of department courses:

  • Curriculum Vitae / Resume - Your most recently updated C.V. / Resume

  • Teaching Evaluations - If no teaching evaluations are available, please be sure to list contact information for at least one reference.

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Summarize your past or potential contributions to diversity with a focus on any teaching strategies you currently use or plan to use to foster a diverse and inclusive learning experience, and to enable all students to excel and fully participate in the learning process. See our Faculty Equity site for more information.

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 0-2 required (contact information only)