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Lecturer in Religious Studies

Recruitment Period

Open date: July 11th, 2018
Last review date: August 20th, 2018
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.
Final date: March 31st, 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 Department of Religious Studies is seeking to fill the following Lecturer positions for 2018-2019 academic year. Applicants should apply before the initial review date, which is August 20th, 2018; if there are not enough applicants in the initial pool, there may be another review.

Fall Quarter 2018
September 24th, 2018 to December 14th, 2018
RLST 005 Introduction to Asian Religions
RLST 108E Modern Hinduism

Spring Quarter 2019
March 27, 2019 to June 14th, 2019
RLST 007 Introduction to Western Religions
RLST 015 Death
RLST 101E Religions of India

Title: Lecturer

Qualifications: MA Degree required and one year teaching experience at the university level.

Total Salary: $6,081.39 / Per Course (Pending Budget Approval)

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Applications must include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, recent teaching evaluations (for one year) taught at the college or university level, a sample syllabi for the relevant course, one to two letters of recommendation that include teaching ability assessment (to be sent by authors) and a Statement of Contributions to Diversity. Please indicate the course(s) for which your application is being submitted in your cover letter.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

UCR is a world-class research university with an exceptionally diverse undergraduate student body. Its mission is explicitly linked to providing routes to educational success for underrepresented and first-generation college students. A commitment to this mission is a preferred qualification.

Job location

Riverside, CA

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

  • Cover Letter

  • One Year of Teaching evaluations - At the college or university level

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity through teaching, research, professional activity, and/or service.

  • Sample syllabus - For the course you are applying for

Reference requirements
  • 1-2 letters of reference required

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