Temporary Lecturer in History University of California at San Diego, Division of Arts & Humanities United States

Temporary Lecturer 2017-2018

  • Arts and Humanities - HISTORY



Open date: March 8th, 2017
Last review date: September 30th, 2017

Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.
Final date: January 26th, 2018

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.



Temporary Lecturer 2017-18


The Department of History within the Division of Arts and Humanities at UC San Diego is committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff, and student body.


We are seeking applicants for temporary lecturer position(s) in East Asian History, with Korea and Modern China of particular interest but all times and places of specialization welcome: China, Japan, Korea – modern and pre-modern. Definitely needed are a Winter-quarter lower-division survey of Chinese, Japanese, and Korean history from the Mongol conquests to the mid-19th century, and a Spring-quarter survey that takes the story up to today. For both surveys, syllabuses can be provided for the successful candidate to adapt, and we will consult on assignment structure. Other courses will be upper-division undergraduate lectures in modern and/or premodern Chinese, Japanese and/or Korean history, depending on applicants’ specialties and proposals; and perhaps an undergraduate colloquium. Appointment(s) may be part-time, full-time, quarterly or annual, for the academic year 2017-18.


Candidates should normally possess a Ph.D., but ABDs are considered. Qualified candidates will demonstrate excellence in scholarship. Some teaching experience required.


Preferred requirements also include strong demonstrated accomplishments or potential in areas contributing to equity, diversity, and inclusion, and a desire to play a role in advancing UC San Diego’s commitment to achieving excellence and diversity.


Proof of authorization to work in the U.S. will be required prior to employment (Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986).


Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience and based on published UC pay scales.


Applications will be accepted electronically at https://apol-recruit.ucsd.edu/apply/JPF01371. Submit cover letter summarizing teaching experience and potential course offerings, C.V., teaching evaluations within a three year span and a short separate statement describing past experience in activities that promote diversity and inclusion and/or plans to make future contributions. (For further information about contributions to diversity statements, see http://facultyequity.ucsd.edu/Faculty-Applicant-C2D-Info.asp. Additional optional documents may include sample syllabi.


AA-EOE: The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to excellence through diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to gender, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status.



San Diego, CA





  • Cover Letter - summarize teaching experience

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

  • Contributions to Diversity Description - Please describe any teaching strategies you currently use or plan to use to foster a diverse and inclusive learning experience, and to enable all students to excel and fully participate in the learning process.

  • Teaching Evaluations - Within a three year span

  • Syllabi sample (Optional)

  • Misc/Additional (Optional)

  • Misc/Additional (Optional)



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