Lecturer in African American Studies
University of California, San Diego, Division of Arts and Humanities
United States

Lecturer in African American Studies


  • Arts and Humanities - INSTITUTE OF ARTS & HUMANITIES



Open date: January 10th, 2019
Next review date: February 4th, 2019

Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.
Final date: June 30th, 2019

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.


The African American Studies Minor Program (http://af-amstudies.ucsd.edu/) within the Institute of Arts and Humanities (http://iah.ucsd.edu/) at the University of California, San Diego is committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff, and student body and invites applications for a part-time lecturer position to teach Introduction to African American Studies (AAS 10) in Spring Quarter 2019. Appointment(s) will be part-time with the possibility of renewal based on performance and funding availability.

Qualified candidates must have a Ph.D. or terminal degree in African American Studies or a Ph.D. or terminal degree from a comparable discipline with a focus on African American history and/or experiences. 
The successful candidate is expected to work with the Program Director and existing faculty members to revise the current structure of the introductory course. The successful candidate must have a history of research, scholarship, and service focused on African Americans in the United States. The candidate should have experience working with K12 or higher education students. The candidate should have three or more years of teaching experience at the undergraduate level.

The Minor Program in African American Studies coordinates a variety of campus offerings related to the lived experiences of African Americans and the legacies of slavery and racism in the United States. Students taking the Introduction to African American Studies course are often students who wish to procure a minor in African American Studies at UCSD. 

Salary is commensurate with teaching experience and is based on University of California salary scales.
Applications will be accepted electronically at https://apol-recruit.ucsd.edu/apply/JPF02004. Please submit a CV, two sets of course evaluations, and a teaching statement. 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. Review of applications will begin February 4, 2019 and continue until the position is filled.

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, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status.



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

  • Cover Letter (Optional)

  • Statement of Research (Optional)

  • Statement of Teaching

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - 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. 

  • Misc / Additional - Course evaluations for two courses



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