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Temporary Lecturer- Ethnic Studies

Application Window

Open December 15th, 2020 through Tuesday, Dec 14, 2021 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)

Position description

The Ethnic Studies Department at the University of California, San Diego is committed to building an excellent and diverse faculty, staff, and student body, and invites applicants whose experience have prepared them to contribute to our commitment. Applicants must have a Ph.D. or equivalent by the start of appointment, in Ethnic Studies, Latin American Studies, Gender Studies, Literature, Sociology, Anthropology, Political Science, History, or relevant field.

The Department is looking for multiple Lecturers with demonstrated teaching experience in related disciplines ranging from race and social movements, to cultural and media studies, to legal and science studies. Preferred applicants have experience managing large classrooms (50-300 students), have outstanding teaching qualifications, have strong demonstrated accomplishments in areas contributing to diversity, equity and inclusion, and a desire to play a leadership role in advancing UC San Diego’s commitment to achieving excellence and diversity. Appointments will range from part-time to full-time and may be extended. Course-loads will range from one course in one quarter up to nine courses over a full academic year - depending on the department's needs and the qualifications of the candidate - and will be determined at time of hire.

Applications are accepted electronically at: Please include electronic versions of: a cover letter, CV/resume, teaching evaluations, 1 or 2 sample syllabi and a minimum of one letter of reference submitted under separate cover by the referees. (Up to two additional letters are encouraged but not required.) Applicants are also required to submit a contributions of diversity description, describing 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.

Review of applications will begin on 02/20/2021; 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.

Application Requirements

Document requirements
  • Cover Letter

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

  • Statement of Teaching

  • Teaching Evaluations

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

  • Sample Syllabus #1

  • Sample Syllabus #2 (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 1-3 letters of reference required

Job location

La Jolla, CA