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Department of English Temporary Lecturer Pool

Application Window

Open date: November 1st, 2020

Last review date: Wednesday, Jun 30, 2021 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: Sunday, Oct 31, 2021 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

Primary Consideration November 16, 2020. Open until filled.

The Department of English at UC Santa Barbara invites applications for a pool of qualified temporary lecturers to teach courses in English for the 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%. The department is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research, teaching and service.

Questions about the position may be directed to the Academic Personnel Coordinator at More information about our department can be found at

Applicants must have completed all requirements for a PhD (or international equivalent) except the dissertation in English and/or American and/or Anglophone Literatures or a related field at the time of application and have one or more years teaching experience at the university or college level. Additional qualifications is to have a PhD in English and/or American and/or Anglophone Literatures or a related field is required at the time of hire. Salary is based on UC’s salary scales and depends on qualifications.

To apply, please go to the following link . Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, Statement of Teaching as well as provide contact information for 4-5 references. A Statement of Diversity Contribution is optional.

The posting will remain open until October 31, 2021 to accommodate department needs. Appointments for fall quarter are usually reviewed in July, winter quarter in October, and for spring quarter in January. The pool will close on October 31, 2021; if you would like to continue to be considered after that time, and the pooled position is advertised again, you will need to submit a new application. If there is no future review date specified, your application may not be considered at this time.

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

Application Requirements

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

  • Cover Letter

  • Statement of Teaching

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

Reference requirements
  • 4-5 required (contact information only)

Job location

Santa Barbara, Ca