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Temporary Lecturer - Critical Gender Studies

Application Window

Open date: January 8th, 2021

Last review date: Thursday, Apr 1, 2021 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, Jan 7, 2022 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 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.

Preferred candidates will have have outstanding teaching qualifications, experience managing diverse classrooms and demonstrated strong leadership or a commitment to supporting diversity, equity, and inclusion in an academic setting. Candidates with 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.

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 Friday, 03/05/2021; 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.

  • Teaching Evaluations

  • Statement of Teaching (Optional)

  • Sample Syllabus #1

  • Sample Syllabus #2 (Optional)

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

Reference requirements
  • 1-3 letters of reference required

Job location

La Jolla, CA