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Lecturer of English

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The Department of Literature within the Division of Arts and Humanities at UC San Diego ( is committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff, and student body. Pending budgetary approval, one or more non tenure-track lectureships are expected to be available in 2017-18 academic year. It is preferred that applicants have experience teaching large undergraduate survey lecture courses. It is preferred that applicants also have experience supervising graduate students as teaching assistants. All Literature courses will be considered and based on department needs. Salary and level of appointment are based on qualifications and UC pay scale. Proof of authorization to work in the U. S. will be required prior to employment (Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1985).

Required Qualification:

• Ph.D. or ABD in American Literature or closely related field such as American Studies or Ethnic studies with expertise in African-American literature and outstanding teaching experience. Graduate students who have ABD standing in the UC San Diego Literature department are ineligible to apply.

This is a part-time position, teaching one course in Spring 2018 quarter. LTEN 27. Introduction to African American Literature (4). The catalogue course description is as follows:

Closing Date: October 19, 2017

Applicants are asked to submit applications using UC San Diego’s online Recruit web page:

Required documents included:

  1. Cover Letter- with a description of training and teaching experience.
  2. Current CV.
  3. Teaching Evaluations- (if available); details regarding undergraduate classes within our curriculum that you could teach
  4. Two Sample Syllabi.
  5. 2 Letters of reference; please add contact names and requested information (click on the prompt to contact references, which generates an email to these references). Request your dossier services to upload reference letters to your online application web page.
  6. Contributions to Diversity Description- 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 (see for further information).

Please reference position number on all correspondence.

UCSD is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer with a strong institutional commitment to excellence through diversity.

Job location

San Diego, CA




2-4 letters of reference required