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Temporary Lecturer in Anthropology, Pooled Recruitment 2022-2023

Position overview

Position title: Unit 18 - Temporary Lecturer
Anticipated start: 2022-2023

Application Window

Open date: April 1, 2022

Most recent review date: Saturday, Apr 16, 2022 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: Friday, Mar 31, 2023 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 Anthropology at the University of California, Santa Barbara invites applications for a pool of qualified, part-time, temporary lecturers to teach various courses in Sociocultural Anthropology, Archaeological Anthropology and Biological Anthropology. The number of positions open varies from quarter to quarter, depending on the needs of the department and may include our ANTH 2 Introductory Cultural Anthropology course of 550 students or ANTH 5 Introductory Biological Anthropology of 400 students.

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

Please note: the use of a lecturer pool does not guarantee that an open position exists at the time you are applying. Refer to the next review date specified under Application Window to verify if there will be any upcoming application review dates. If there are no future dates specified, your application may not be considered for review at this time.


Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

-Minimum of a Master’s Degree in Anthropology or closely related field.
-Minimum of 1 quarter demonstrated teaching experience.

Preferred qualifications

-Current PhD.
-Expertise in Sociocultural, Biological, or Archaeological Anthropology with the ability to teach in one or more of these fields of study.
-More than 1 quarter of teaching experience.
-Experience with learning management webpages based on Moodle, such as the Gauchospace platform used at UCSB.
-Experience teaching large (n>100) classes.
-Experience working with Teaching Assistants.

Application Requirements

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

  • Cover Letter - 1 page cover letter

  • Statement of Teaching

  • Teaching Evaluations - Evaluations of teaching experience.

Reference requirements
  • 3 required (contact information only)

Applicant to provide contact information only for 3 references in which letters of recommendation may be solicited by the recruitment administrator through the UC Recruit portal upon request by Search Committee, on an as needed basis.

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Campus Information

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.

As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy: All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of Full Vaccination or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no later than the applicable deadline. Please refer to Appendix F, Section II.C. of the policy for the deadlines applicable to new University of California employees. (Capitalized terms in this paragraph are defined in the policy.) Federal, state, or local public health directives may impose additional requirements.

Job location

Santa Barbara, California