Visiting Lecturer in Political Science
University of California Irvine School of Social Sciences
United States

Political Science Visiting Lecturer - American Politics Focus

Job #JPF07350
  • Political Science / School of Social Sciences / UC Irvine

Application Window

Open date: February 22nd, 2022

Next review date: Friday, Apr 1, 2022 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: Thursday, Sep 1, 2022 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
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.

Position description

The Department of Political Science is seeking applicants for a temporary part-time lecturer position to teach in the field of American Politics with a specific expertise in teaching intro and upper division American government courses based on departmental need. This position will replace faculty on leave during the 2022-23 academic year.

Requirements: We are seeking candidates with strong teaching credentials who might contribute to our undergraduate program in American Politics. Candidates should have a Ph.D. by start date and be prepared to teach large lower division as well as large upper division courses in an in-person or an online format. The number and format of courses may vary depending on departmental need.

Service Period Dates for 2022-2023 Academic Year:
Fall Quarter: 9/19/22 – 12/9/22
Winter Quarter: 1/4/23 - 3/24/23
Spring Quarter: 3/29/23 – 6/16/23

**Priority for positions will be given to applications completed by April 1, 2022. **

Application Procedure - Interested applicants should submit a letter of application, vita, three letters of reference, evidence of teaching performance, and a Statement of Contributions to Diversity via our online recruit system:


Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

MA in Political Science or a relevant field.

Minimum two years of teaching experience.

Application Requirements

Document requirements
Reference requirements
  • 3 letters of reference required
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Campus Information

The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.


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