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Lecturer in Classics

Recruitment Period

Open date: October 23rd, 2020

Last review date: Monday, Nov 23, 2020 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: Sunday, Jan 3, 2021 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.


Lecturer in Classics

Starting Date:
The first day of Winter quarter is January 4, 2021; the last day of Winter quarter is March 19, 2021.

$7047.00 based on 100% annual salary of $56,381 (pending final budget approval.) Appointment is eligible for renewal depending on need, funding and performance.

Minimum requirements are an M.A. or higher in Classics. Priority will be given to candidates with experience and success in teaching Classics at an American university.

Ph.D or ABD is a preferred qualification.

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

Duties consist of the instruction of 1 course in Winter 2021: Classics 10b, “Ancient Civilization: Classical Greece.”

Because of COVID-19, the class is to be taught online, either asynchronously (with assignments posted and lectures videoed) or synchronously (in real-time zoom meetings with students.)

According to the UCR COVID-19 Instructional Continuity Plan, “UCR will not require any instructor to teach in-person” and “During the 2020-21 academic year, we expect that the default instructional mode will continue to be remote-only, but this plan allows for the possibility of some classes to be taught in-person by exceptional approval.” For the current Plan, see

Application Procedure:
Please provide cover letter, CV, teaching statement, statement of contributions to diversity, sample syllabus or syllabi, teaching evaluations and 3 letters of recommendation. Materials should be uploaded using UCR’s on-line application system: . Letters of recommendation must be confidential. Please use the APRecruit system to have your recommenders upload them directly.

Applicants who use Interfolio should use the feature that allows letters to be uploaded directly into AP Recruit. Applicants can input an Interfolio-generated email address in place of their letter writer's email address. Interfolio refers to this as “Online Application Deliveries”. The following link at Interfolio shows how to set up the feature:

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled. To ensure full consideration, applications and supporting material should be received by November 23, 2020.

Department Contact Person:
Prof. Kyle Khellaf:

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.


Document requirements
  • Cover Letter

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

  • Statement of Teaching

  • Statement of Past and/or Planned Future Contributions to Advancing Diversity and Inclusive Excellence - In a “Statement of Past and/or Planned Future Contributions to Advancing Diversity and Inclusive Excellence”, we ask applicants to describe their past and/or potential future contributions to promoting a diverse, equitable, and inclusive environment, which is a key requirement of the role of every faculty member and administrator at UCR. There are numerous ways to contribute, and a commitment to this part of our mission can be reflected through research, teaching, supervision, mentoring, community engagement, service, and any of the other varied activities that are a part of an academic career.

  • Sample Syllabus or Syllabi

  • Teaching Evaluations

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 3-5 letters of reference required