Linguistics Department: Lecturer Pool (Ongoing)
University of California, Santa Cruz, Humanities Division - Linguistics
United States

Linguistics Department: Lecturer Pool (Ongoing)


  • Humanities Division - Linguistics



Open August 1st, 2018 through June 1st, 2020

If you apply to this recruitment by June 1st, 2020, you will have until June 30th, 2020 to complete your application.



The Department of Linguistics ( at the University of California, Santa Cruz (UCSC) invites applications for an ongoing pool of part-time Lecturers who may be appointed to teach courses in our undergraduate and graduate curriculum. These could include courses within our core undergraduate sequence in level syntax, semantics and phonology, as well as elective courses or graduate courses covering other topics, including: Typology, Phonetic Analysis, Language and Social Identity, Pragmatics, or Topics in Computational Linguistics.




Commensurate with qualifications and experience and the particular courses the Lecturer is appointed to teach. Compensation for Summer Session courses may vary from courses taught during the academic year.



  • Ph.D. (or equivalent foreign degree) in Linguistics, or related field, at the time of application
  • A minimum of two years’ university teaching experience


Appointments are contingent on the hiring unit’s instructional need and the availability of funding. Appointments are typically made during one or more quarters of the regular academic year (fall, winter, and spring quarters), but they may also be made during Summer Session.


Applications are accepted via the UCSC Academic Recruit online system. All documents and materials must be submitted as PDFs.


Please refer to Position # JPF00581-19P in all correspondence.



  • Letter of application that briefly summarizes applicant’s qualifications and interest in the position (including discussion of courses the applicant would be interested in teaching) (required)
  • Curriculum vitae (required)
  • Course evaluations for college or university courses (one set is required and a maximum of three will be accepted)


Reference Requirement
Applicants must provide the names and contact information of their references (a minimum of two are required and a maximum of four will be accepted). The hiring unit will request confidential letters* from the references of those applicants who are under serious consideration. Note that your references, or dossier service, will submit their confidential letters directly to the UC Recruit System.


*All letters will be treated as confidential per University of California policy and California state law. For any reference letter provided via a third party (i.e., dossier service, career center), direct the author to UCSC’s confidentiality statement at


Applications can be initiated for this ongoing recruitment beginning August 1, 2018 through June 1, 2020. Please note that this recruitment is for initial Lecturer appointments (i.e., not reappointments) that occur during the period of fall quarter 2018 through spring quarter 2021. Initial appointments made before or after this stated period must be made through other recruitments.


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, age, or protected veteran status. UC Santa Cruz is committed to excellence through diversity and strives to establish a climate that welcomes, celebrates, and promotes respect for the contributions of all students and employees. Inquiries regarding the University’s equal employment opportunity policies may be directed to the Office for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at the University of California, Santa Cruz, CA 95064 or by phone at (831) 459-2686.


Under Federal law, the University of California may employ only individuals who are legally able to work in the United States as established by providing documents as specified in the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986. Certain UCSC positions funded by federal contracts or sub-contracts require the selected candidate to pass an E-Verify check (see More information is available at the APO website (see or call (831) 459-4300.


UCSC is a smoke & tobacco-free campus.


If you need accommodation due to a disability, please contact the Academic Personnel Office at (831) 459-4300.





Santa Cruz, CA



Document requirements
  • Cover Letter - Letter of application that briefly summarizes applicant’s qualifications and interest in the position (including discussion of courses the applicant would be interested in teaching)

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

  • Course evaluations - Course/teaching evaluations for a college or university course

  • Course evaluations - Course/teaching evaluations for a college or university course 

  • Course evaluations - Course/teaching evaluations for a college or university course 

Reference requirements
  • 2-4 required (contact information only)



  1. Create an ApplicantID

  2. Provide required information and documents

  3. If any, provide required reference information

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