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Lecturer in Latin American Studies AY 2020-21

Recruitment Period

Open date: April 6th, 2020

Last review date: Wednesday, May 6, 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: Tuesday, Apr 6, 2021 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.


For Academic Year 2020-21, Latin American Studies at UC San Diego ( has occasional openings for temporary non-tenure track lecturers (Unit 18) throughout the academic year.

Courses in which lecturers are typically needed may include undergraduate lower and upper division lecture courses.

The full list of courses offered by Latin American Studies can be found in the online course catalog: (

Applicants are required to have a Ph.D. in related field or equivalent combination of education and experience relevant to the course(s) to which they are applying to teach.

Applicants with teaching experience are preferred; experience can be as a teaching assistant.

Appointments may be full or part time, for 1, 2, or 3 quarters in duration.

In the application, specify the courses or academic area(s) for which you are qualified to teach. We are especially interested in recruiting candidates committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion, and who will make a strong and meaningful contribution to the development of a campus climate that supports that commitment.

All applications must be submitted to:

For a complete application, please submit a CV, cover letter, statement of teaching, and contributions to diversity description. Please also submit letters of reference from at least one, but no more than four referees.

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, or status as a protected veteran.

Job location

San Diego, CA

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

  • Cover Letter

  • Statement of Teaching - 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.

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Applicants should summarize their past or potential contributions to diversity. See our Faculty Equity site for more information.

  • Statement of Research (Optional)

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 1-4 letters of reference required