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Temporary Lecturer(s) in Gender and Sexuality Studies

Recruitment Period

Open date: June 2nd, 2018
Last review date: August 27th, 2018
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.
Final date: January 4th, 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 Gender and Sexuality Studies is seeking to fill the following Lecturer positions for the 2018-19 academic year. Applicants should apply before the initial review date, which is August 27, 2018. A final review date will take place on September 5th if there are not enough applicants in the initial pool.

Fall Quarter 2018
September 24th, 2018 to December 14th, 2018

GSST 010S Women & Culture
Topics include the roles of women in cultural creation and production; the relation of women artists to the societies of their time; and the images of women in the art and literature of the modern world. Themes and periods covered vary.

GSST 171 Environmental Health & Social Justice
Interdisciplinary examination of the relationship between environmental health and social justice emphasizing gender, race, class, and globalization as analytical lenses. Topics include urban pollution, workplace exposure, industrial catastrophe, invisible environmental hazards, community activism, reproductive health, global capitalism, and new health challenges imposed by climate change.

Winter Quarter 2019
January 7th, 2019 to March 22nd, 2019

GSST 020s Women, Feminism, & Society in Global Perspectives
An introduction to the social, political, and legal concerns surrounding women's issues and feminist movements worldwide. Examines topics such as abortion, contraception, and sexual violence within a comparative and international framework.

GSST 181 Feminisms & Environmentalisms
An advanced study of Karl Marx's writings as well as feminist and anti-colonial engagement, expansion, and interventions into his texts. Specific focus on how racial and gendered forms of labor are central to the production of global flows of capitalism and anti-capitalist action.

Spring Quarter 2019
March 27th 2019 to June 14th 2019

GSST 150 Gender & the State
Examines the various meanings of gender as it is articulated in, reproduced by, and shaped within the state. Discusses gender-state relations, the engendering of politics, state functions, policy, and politics in various historical, political, cultural, and social contexts.

Total Salary: $5,932.97 / Total Per Course (Pending Budget Approval)

Title: Lecturer

Qualifications: MA degree required, relevant teaching experience, and a commitment to teach in a diverse student body.

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

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.

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 - Please indicate the course(s) for which your application is being submitted in your cover letter.

  • Sample Syllabus

  • 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.

  • Teaching evaluations - Taught at the college or university level

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Reference requirements
  • 2-3 letters of reference required

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