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Lecturers in Global South Studies

Position overview

Position title: Lecturer in Global South Studies

Application Window

Open date: October 3, 2022

Most recent review date: Saturday, Oct 15, 2022 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: Saturday, Sep 30, 2023 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 is committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff, and student body and has occasional openings for temporary non-tenure track lecturers.

Duties include instruction of courses on topics related to Global South Studies. Lecturers will work with the program director and affiliated faculty to discuss course content and develop syllabi as needed.

Appointments may be one or more quarters based on departmental need. The 9-month salary and level of appointment are based on qualifications and UC pay scales.

Subsequent applications will be reviewed periodically as teaching needs arise.


Basic qualifications (required at time of application)
  • 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 experience teaching undergraduates as the instructor of record or Teaching Assistant.

Application Requirements

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

  • Cover Letter - Please submit a cover letter with information on the courses you are interested in teaching, and in which quarter(s): Fall, Winter, or Spring.

  • 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.

  • Teaching Evaluations from Students - Please provide evaluations from students in one recent course, with evaluations of the course, your teaching, and including student comments, if available.

  • Sample Syllabi

Reference requirements
  • 2 required (contact information only)
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Job location

La Jolla, CA