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Temporary Lecturers in the School of Global Policy and Strategy, AY 24-25

Position overview

Position title: Temporary Lecturer
Salary range: A reasonable salary range estimate for this position is $64,329-$181,015.
“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: March 15, 2024

Most recent review date: Friday, Jun 14, 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: Friday, Feb 28, 2025 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 School of Global Policy and Strategy (GPS) and The International Studies Program at the School of Global Policy and Strategy at UC San Diego, is interested in recruiting candidates committed to diversity, equity and inclusion in higher education, and who will make a strong and meaningful contribution to the development of a campus climate that supports that commitment. Knowledge and/or demonstrated ability to address the educational and academic needs of a diverse student population, including effective teaching strategies for the advancement of students from groups who are underrepresented in higher education is an asset. Instructors for the School are encouraged to use instructional strategies tied to contemporary research on the science of teaching and learning (i.e. evidence-based teaching). All areas of international affairs, international studies, regional studies, business-government relations, and international economics will be considered.

Appointees must comply with School instructions, deadlines and policies regarding course scheduling, and may need to be flexible with regards to the scheduling of their classes to accommodate the limited space availability for classrooms during standard business hours. Appointments may be full or part time, for 1, 2, or 3 quarters in duration. In the application, specify the courses or academic area(s) in which you are qualified to teach.

A successful candidate will be expected to teach effectively at the undergraduate and graduate levels in their area of expertise in relation to international affairs, international studies, regional studies, business-government relations, international economics, etc. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, teaching undergraduate and other core courses, improvement of curriculum, development and assessment of new educational initiatives, and any other student related initiatives as directed by the Associate Dean of Student Affairs and the Director of Degree Programs.


Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

An M.A. in Economics, Political Science, or International Management. Qualified candidates will have at least one year of teaching experience or specialized field expertise in comparative politics, focused on public policy or the politics of policy design or implementation discipline and strong demonstrated accomplishments in areas.

Preferred qualifications

Research experience and a commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion are highly desirable.

Application Requirements

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

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

  • Recent Teaching Evaluations - Teaching evaluations (most recent teaching evaluations including student comments, if available). If not available, upload a letter of reference on your teaching ability

  • Statement of Teaching (Optional)

  • Sample Course Syllabus (Optional)

  • Misc. (Optional)

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

San Diego, California