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Lecturer in Latin American Studies Program

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The Latin American Studies Program is seeking to fill the following Lecturer position for Winter Quarter of 2018. Applications received by November 1st, 2017 will receive full consideration.

Winter Quarter 2018
January 3, 2018 to March 23, 2018

LNST 001 Introduction to Latin American Studies MW 6:40-8:00PM
Screening W 8:10-10:00PM

Course Description:

LNST 001 Introduction to Latin American Studies Lecture, 3 hours; screening, 1.5 hours; individual study, 3 hours; term paper, 1.5 hours. Introduces key issues in Latin American Studies and how scholars from diverse fields address them. Topics include indigenous cultures; colonial history; poverty; race, gender, and class inequalities; democracy and dictatorship; revolution; and civil war. Integrates film, literature, and music into the course.

Total Salary: $5,932.96 / Per Course


MA degree required, PhD preferred, with one year of teaching experience at the college level. A preferred qualification is familiarity with Latin American Studies areas noted under the course description and a commitment to teaching excellence.

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Applications must include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching, statement of contributions to diversity, recent teaching evaluations taught at the college or university level, and two to three letters of recommendation that include teaching ability assessment (to be sent by authors).

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, 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

  • Teaching evaluations

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

  • Statement of Teaching

Reference requirements
  • 2-3 letters of reference required