Temporary Lecturer in Dept of Anthropology University of California San Diego, Social Sciences United States

Temporary Lecturer - Dept of Anthropology, UC San Diego


  • Social Sciences - ANTHROPOLOGY



Open date: July 1st, 2017
Last review date: October 2nd, 2017

Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.
Final date: June 30th, 2018

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 Anthropology Department (http://anthro.ucsd.edu) at UC San Diego is committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff, and student body, and invites applicants whose experience have prepared them to contribute to our pedagogical mission.


Successful candidates will have a Ph.D. in Anthropology prior to the first quarter of service, outstanding teaching and scholarship, and must demonstrate strong or potential contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion in the context of a large public university. The Department is looking for Lecturers with teaching experience in the following anthropological subfields: Archaeological Anthropology, Biological Anthropology and Sociocultural Anthropology (especially religion, multiculturalism, racism, education, and/or environment). We encourage applicants with expertise in regions or areas not well represented in our current faculty, for example, Africa, the Middle East, the Caribbean, and elsewhere.


Appointees will be expected to teach large, introductory courses in their sub disciplines, and a combination of upper and lower division courses, including courses on their own research interests. Appointments will be part-time or full-time, up to a total of two courses per quarter, from one quarter up to one year in duration, with the possibility of extension to a subsequent year. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and based on University of California pay scales.


Applications are accepted at: https://apol-recruit.ucsd.edu/apply/JPF01422.


Applicants should include the following documents:

  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Statement of Contributions to Diversity: Please describe any teaching strategies you currently use or plan to use to foster a diverse and inclusive learning experience, and to enable all students to excel and fully participate in the learning process
  4. Teaching Evaluations
  5. 1 or 2 Sample Syllabi
  6. Referee Contact information: list names and contact information for three referees (do not send letter of recommendation and/or placement files)


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, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status.


For questions and inquiries about this opportunity, please contact the AP/HR Analyst at antsocap@ucsd.edu .



La Jolla, CA




  • Cover Letter/Letter of Application

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

  • Statement of Contributions to diversity - Please describe any teaching strategies you currently use or plan to use to foster a diverse and inclusive learning experience, and to enable all students to excel and fully participate in the learning process.

  • Teaching Evaluations

  • Sample Syllabus 1

  • Sample Syllabus 2 (Optional)

  • Writing Sample 1 (Optional)

  • Writing Sample 2 (Optional)

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

  • Referee Contact information - Names and contact information for three referees.



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