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Lecturer - Revelle College Humanities Program 2024-2025

Position overview

Position title: Lecturer
Salary range: A reasonable salary range estimate for this position is $66,259-$100,224. ​
The posted UC academic salary scales ( set the minimum pay determined by rank and/or step at appointment. See the following table for the salary scale for this position:

Application Window

Open date: January 1, 2024

Most recent review date: Thursday, Feb 1, 2024 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: Tuesday, Dec 31, 2024 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

Lectureships with full-time and part-time opportunities with Revelle College’s Humanities Program at UC San Diego. These non-tenure track positions will be available for the 2024-2025 academic year with the possibility of future reappointment with multiyear contracts based upon demonstrated effectiveness in the position.

Revelle College at UC San Diego was founded on the principle of giving its students a well-rounded general education. The Humanities Program provides the liberal arts component of the college’s educational vision and serves as its writing requirement. The Humanities Program is a core text and writing program that engages the Western intellectual tradition. The program emphasizes the development of skills in critical thinking and persuasive analytical writing. Our courses take an interdisciplinary approach to teaching challenging texts to make them accessible to undergraduate students representing diverse backgrounds, interests, and levels of preparation. For more information, visit

The available lectureships are to teach Humanities 100: Advanced Topics in the Humanities. HUM 100 is a requirement for transfer students to Revelle College. Sections of the course are taught as small classes of about 20 students. They are designed around thematic engagements with both ancient and modern texts. The purpose of the course is to build students’ writing skills, facilitating the transition to the university and their upper-division course work. Full-time lecturers will teach either two or three sections per quarter for a total of eight sections per year.

The Humanities Program is committed to promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion, by advancing UC San Diego's Commitment to achieving excellence and diversity in an academic setting.


Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

Must be ABD or pursuing an MA, PhD, or terminal degree in a field of the humanities or social sciences.

Preferred qualifications

● MA, PhD, or terminal degree in a field of the humanities or social sciences.
● At least one year experience teaching broadly across the Western intellectual tradition.
● At least one year experience teaching writing.
● An ability to work in a team-oriented academic environment with colleagues representing diverse backgrounds and interests.
● Familiarity with using a LMS (Learning Management System) for courses.

Application Requirements

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

  • Cover Letter

  • Statement of Teaching

  • 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 - Optional for applying, may be requested at the time of interview.

  • Syllabi - Optional for applying, may be requested at the time of interview.

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 2-4 required (contact information only)
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Job location

La Jolla, CA