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Ethnic Studies Department Temporary Lecturer Pool

Position overview

Position title: Ethnic Studies Temporary Lecturer
Salary range: A reasonable salary range estimate for this position is $66,259-$81,491. 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:
Review timeline: The position will remain open until filled.

Application Window

Open date: November 28, 2023

Most recent review date: Monday, Mar 11, 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: Wednesday, Nov 20, 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

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.

The Department is looking for Lecturers with demonstrated teaching experience in related disciplines ranging from race and social movements, to cultural and media studies, to legal and science studies. 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.

Responsibilities entail effective instruction of students, teaching classes in accordance with course objectives and published schedules, advising student on academic matters, and maintaining an active interest in the advances/current thinking in their subject area.

The position is in-person and classes will be held on the UC San Diego Campus.


Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

Applicants must have Ph.D. (or be ABD - all but dissertation) in Ethnic Studies or a related field.

Additional qualifications (required at time of start)

Candidates must have a Ph.D. in Ethnic Studies (or a related discipline) at the time of appointment.

Preferred qualifications

Preferred applicants have experience managing large classrooms (50-300 students), must demonstrate excellent record in teaching at the undergraduate and graduate level, 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.

Application Requirements

Document requirements
  • Cover Letter

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

  • 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.

  • Sample Syllabus #1

  • Sample Syllabus #2 (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 1-3 letters of reference required
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Job location

La Jolla, CA