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Department of Chicana/o Studies Lecturer Pool

Application Window

Open date: March 3rd, 2021

Last review date: Monday, Sep 6, 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 Chicana and Chicano Studies, University of California Santa Barbara, invites applications for our part-time lecturer pool. Positions are open until filled, contingent on availability of funding and enrollment. We accept applications for all areas of our curriculum. Please consult the General Catalog for a list of department courses (

The posting will remain open until October 31, 2021 to accommodate department needs. 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 Department seeks applicants for openings in the Academic Year.

Applicants should have a PhD, or EdD, or MFA, or JD in process or in-hand to apply.

At the time of application:
For PhD and EdD applicants: Must have completed all requirements for the PhD and EdD except the dissertation at time of application.
For MFA applicants: Must have completed all requirements for MFA except the thesis at time of application.
For JD applicants: Must have completed all requirements for JD except the final year of coursework at time of application.

Applicants should have the terminal degree (Ph.D, Ed.D., J.D. or M.F.A.) in Chicana/o Studies or related field by the time of the appointment.

Preference will be given to applicants with degrees in Chicana/o Studies and/or a record of teaching in Chicana/o Studies or related field. Salary will be based on qualifications. Application review will begin as needs arise in order to staff available courses.

Applicants must submit a Cover Letter, Curriculum Vita, Statement of Teaching, Relevant teaching evaluations, and names of three references.

We strongly encourage applicants to submit an optional Statement of Contributions to Diversity. These statements, if submitted, will be reviewed for evidence of teaching, research, professional and/or public service contributions that promote diversity and equal opportunity, such as effective strategies used for the educational advancement of students in various under-represented groups; demonstrated contributions to the advancement of equitable access and diversity in education; and contributions furthering diversity and equal opportunity in higher education through participation in such activities as recruitment, retention, and mentoring of scholars and students

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The Department is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research, teaching and service.

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 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.

  • Relevant Teaching Evaluations

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

Job location

Santa Barbara, California