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Lecturer on Literatures of the Global South

Application Window

Open date: September 9th, 2021

Next review date: Friday, Oct 1, 2021 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: Monday, Nov 1, 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 Global South Studies program (https://globalsouth.ucsd.edu/) within the Institute of Arts and Humanities (http://iah.ucsd.edu/) at the University of California San Diego is committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff, and student body and invites applications for a part-time lecturer to teach one lower division course in Winter 2022 on Literatures of the Global South with a focus on one of the following: African literature, Latin American literature, Chinese literature, Caribbean literature, or literature of the Indian Subcontinent.

Please submit a CV, student evaluations from one course, and a teaching statement. 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. The cover letter should include a paragraph on the proposed topic and a short description of the material to be covered.

Salary is commensurate with teaching experience and is based on University of California salary scales.

Qualifications

Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

    Qualified candidates must have a PhD from a Humanities or Social Sciences discipline and a teaching and research focus on one or more regions of the Global South.

    Candidates must also have two or more years of teaching experience at the undergraduate level as the instructor of record or Teaching Assistant.

Application Requirements

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

  • Cover Letter - Include a paragraph on the proposed topic and a short description of the material to be covered.

  • 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.

  • Student Evaluations - Student evaluations from one course.

Reference requirements
  • 2 required (contact information only)
Apply link: https://apol-recruit.ucsd.edu/JPF02872

Help contact: sklevy@ucsd.edu

Campus Information

The University of California, San Diego is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, covered veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.

As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy. All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of Full Vaccination or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no later than the applicable deadline. For new University of California employees, the applicable deadline is eight weeks after their first date of employment.

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