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Part time Lecturer in Southeast Asian Studies and Comparative Literature

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Position: Part time Lecturer in Southeast Asian Studies and Comparative Literature

Starting Date: Winter Quarter instruction begins January 8, 2018; Spring Quarter ends June 15, 2018

Salary: $6675.26 per course (pending final budget approval) Appointment is eligible for renewal depending on need, funding and performance.

Minimum requirements are an MA in Southeast Asian Studies, Comparative Literature, or a related field.

Priority will be given to candidates with experience and success in teaching Southeast Asian Studies and Comparative Literature at an American university.

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 will consist in the instruction of 1 course in winter 2018 (CPLT 166 “Vietnam and the Philippines”); and 2 courses in spring (CPLT 40 “Literary Responses to Disaster” and CPLT 167 “Postcolonial Literature and Criticism in Southeast Asia and South Asia”); pending enrollment and funding.
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 September 21, 2017.

Department Contact person – Prof. Mariam Lam:

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.

Job location

Riverside, CA


Document requirements
  • Cover Letter

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

  • Statement of Teaching

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

  • Sample Syllabi/Syllabus

  • Teaching Evaluations

Reference requirements
  • 3-4 letters of reference required