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Lecturer in Philosophy (Emergency Pool)

Application Window

Open date: February 4th, 2021

Last review date: Thursday, Feb 18, 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 Philosophy at UC Santa Barbara invites applicants for temporary, part-time lecturer positions which sometimes become available during the year, including summer. 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 805-893-7151. More information about our department can be found at Salary is based on UC’s salary scales and depends on qualifications. A master’s degree in Philosophy is required; a PhD in Philosophy is preferred. Applicants must have more than one year of teaching experience.

Please complete the application process which includes providing a cover letter, curriculum vitae and arranging for 3-5 letters of recommendation at: The online system will then contact your references with instructions about how to upload their letters.
The posting will remain open until October 31, 2021 to accommodate department needs.

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 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 (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 3-5 letters of reference required