Skip to main content

Temporary Lecturer Position, Department of Global Studies

Application Window

Open date: December 1st, 2020

Last review date: Tuesday, Jan 5, 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

The Department of Global Studies at University of California, Santa Barbara invites applications for a pool of qualified temporary lecturers to teach courses in Global Studies for upcoming openings. Courses needed may include the following areas:

• Global History, Culture and Ideology
• Global Socioeconomic and Political Processes
• Global Culture and Ethics
• Global Ideologies and World Order
• Global Economy and Development

Screening of applicants is ongoing and will continue as needed. The number of positions varies from quarter to quarter, depending on the curricular 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.

Applicants must have completed all requirements for a PhD (or equivalent) except the dissertation in a related field at the time of application, with the PhD conferred by the anticipated appointment start date. In addition, applicants must have one or more years teaching experience. The Department accepts candidates with backgrounds in the social sciences, humanities, or interdisciplinary fields. Salary is based on UC’s salary scales and depends on qualifications.

To apply, please use the following link Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, two sample syllabi, as well as provide contact information for 3-5 references.

The posting will remain open until October 31, 2021 to accommodate department needs. The initial review date will be January 5, 2021. 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.

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, your application may not be considered at this time.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. 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

  • Sample Syllabi - Please compile all sample syllabi into a single document upload.

Reference requirements
  • 3-5 required (contact information only)

Job location

Santa Barbara, CA