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Temporary Lecturer Pool - Feminist Studies Department AY 2019 - 2020

Recruitment Period

Open date: February 18th, 2020

Last review date: Friday, Mar 13, 2020 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, Oct 31, 2020 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.



Department of Feminist Studies

Open Date: February 18, 2020 until October 31, 2020

The Department of Feminist Studies at the University of California, Santa Barbara invites applications for a pool of qualified temporary lecturers to teach feminist studies courses in the Feminist Studies Department.for upcoming openings. Screening of applicants is ongoing and will continue as needed. The number of positions varies from quarter to quarter, depending on the needs of the department. Positions may range from 33% to 100% time.

Basic Qualifications: Applicants must have a Master's degree in feminist/women's/gender studies or a related interdisciplinary field and a minimum of one year of teaching or equivalent experience at the time of application..

Preferred Qualifications: Preference given to applicants with PhD in Feminist Studies/Women's Studies/Gender Studies, and should demonstrate research and teaching interests in the intersections of race, class, gender, global feminisms and cultural difference.

The Department is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through teaching and mentoring. We strongly encourage applicants to submit an optional Statement of Contributions to Diversity. These statements, if submitted, will be reviewed for evidence of teaching and mentoring contributions that promote diversity and equal opportunity, such as effective strategies used for the educational advancement of students in various under-represented groups through teaching and mentoring.

To apply, please send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching, relevant teaching evaluations if available, syllabi from previously taught courses if any, names of two references, and the Statement of Contributions to Diversity (optional) via UC Recruit:

The posting will remain open until October 31, 2020 to accommodate department needs, but applicants should submit their applications with materials listed below by March 2, 2020 for primary consideration. The pool will close on October 31, 2020; if you would like consideration after that time, and the pooled position advertises again, you will need to submit a new application.

General information about the UCSB Department of Feminist Studies and a list of our courses is available on the web at:

Please note: The use of a lecturer pool does not guarantee that an open position exists at the time you are applying. See the review date specified in UC Recruit to learn whether the department is currently reviewing applications for an upcoming opening. If there is no future review date specified, you application may not be considered at this time.

If you have any questions, please email Sonya Baker at

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard for race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Job location

Santa Barbara, California

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

  • Cover Letter

  • Statement of Research (Optional)

  • Statement of Teaching

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity through research, teaching, and/or service.

  • Teaching Evaluations (if available) - We recommend that teaching evaluations be included.


  • Syllabi of Taught Courses (if available) - If you have taught a course, please provide a syllabus of that course if one were used.

Reference requirements
  • 2 required (contact information only)