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Lecturer, Department of Political Science

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The Department of Political Science, University of California, Riverside, is seeking to fill several one-quarter temporary teaching positions (Lecturer) during the 2017/2018 academic year. Applications are welcome from persons qualified to teach:

Political Science 007, Introduction to Political Theory
Political Science 112, Modern Political Theory
Political Science 117, Contemporary Democratic Theory
Political Science 152, Politics of the Middle East
Political Science 156, Political Systems across Muslim Societies
Political Science 173, California Politics
Political Science 196, Moot Court: Legal Research, Writing and

Applicants must have an M.A. or higher degree and possess a strong commitment to teaching. The salary is approximately $5932 per course for a Lecturer position. The filling of the above positions is subject to budgetary approval and enrollment in the course.

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter of interest, a curriculum vitae, a statement of contribution to diversity, recent teaching evidence or evaluations if available, and up to three letters of recommendation.

The closing dates for completed applications are as follows:

Fall Quarter: August 15, 2017
Winter Quarter: October 31, 2017
Spring Quarter: January 31, 2018

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.

The University of California, Riverside 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, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Job location

Riverside, CA

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Document requirements
  • Cover Letter

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

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

  • Evidence of Teaching Excellence (Optional)

  • Optional additional teaching evidence (Optional)

  • Optional additional teaching evidence (Optional)

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 0-3 letters of reference required