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Temporary Lecturer - Critical Gender Studies

Recruitment Period

Open date: December 20th, 2019

Last review date: Wednesday, Apr 1, 2020 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, Dec 19, 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 Critical Gender Studies Program at the University of California, San Diego is committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff and student body, and invites applications whose experience has prepared them to contribute to our commitment.

Candidates are required to hold a Ph.D. or equivalent in a variety of fields including, but not limited to: Women’s Studies, Feminist Studies, LGBTQ Studies, Gender Studies, Queer Studies, Ethnic Studies, Sociology, Anthropology, Political Science, English, and Arts & Humanities.

Applicants must demonstrate outstanding teaching qualifications and have experience managing diverse classrooms. Candidates with demonstrated teaching experience in related areas ranging from race, gender, and sexuality, gender politics, African diaspora studies, ethnic studies, arts and visual culture, and social movements are especially encouraged to apply.

Preferred candidates will have demonstrated strong leadership or a commitment to support diversity, equity, and inclusion in an academic setting. Appointments will most likely be part-time, though possibly full-time, from one quarter up to one year in duration, and with the possibility of extension.

Applications are accepted electronically at:

Review of applications will begin on 03/02/2020; the posting will remain open for the duration of the year to accommodate upcoming course needs or until the positions are filled.

Salary is commensurate with qualifications and based on published UC pay scales.

UC San Diego is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to excellence through diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to gender, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status.

Job location

La Jolla, CA

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Document requirements
  • Cover Letter

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

  • Teaching Evaluations

  • Statement of Teaching (Optional)

  • Sample Syllabus #1

  • Sample Syllabus #2 (Optional)

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Please describe 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.

Reference requirements
  • 1-3 letters of reference required