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Lecturer in History

Application Window

Open date: August 13th, 2020

Last review date: Monday, Oct 5, 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: Friday, Aug 13, 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.

Position description

The Department of History within the Division of Arts and Humanities at UC San Diego is committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff, and student body.

We are seeking applicants for temporary lecturer position(s) in the fields of Africa, Ancient Mediterranean, East Asia, Europe, Jewish Studies, Latin America, Middle East, United States and History of Science. Appointment(s) may be part-time, full-time, quarterly or annual, with the possibility of renewal contingent on performance and funding availability. Position(s) available during the 2020/2021 academic year.

Applicants must have Ph.D. in History or a related field, ABDs will be considered.
Qualified candidates must demonstrate excellence in teaching and scholarship. Appointments will be considered depending on specific geographical and chronological fields of emphasis needed.

Preferred requirements also include strong demonstrated accomplishments or potential in areas contributing to equity, diversity, and inclusion, and a desire to play a role in advancing UC San Diego’s commitment to achieving excellence and diversity.

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

Applications should be submitted at

Appointment(s) may be part-time, full-time, quarterly, or annual, and up to two years in length with the possibility of renewal contingent on performance and funding availability. Considerations for appointment will be made for the 2020-21 academic year, and as department needs arise.

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.

Application Requirements

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

  • Cover Letter

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

  • Teaching Evaluation Summaries - Evaluations within the last 3 years

  • Syllabi (Optional)

  • Statement of Research (Optional)

  • Statement of Teaching (Optional)

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)