The Department of History at the University of California, Riverside, seeks to develop a pool of highly qualified Lecturers to fill possible part-time openings during the 2019-2020 academic year. Candidates prepared to teach in the following areas of specialization are invited to submit applications: • US History: courses on witches in colonial US, history of California, US consumer culture, the 1960s, and American musical cultures • Asian-American History, including the Vietnam War All qualified candidates for these courses will also be considered for available US survey courses • Ancient Mediterranean history, qualified to teach courses on Rome • Modern Latin American History, survey and topical courses • Early Modern European history: courses on Britain and on Spain All qualified candidates for these courses also be considered for an Early Modern European survey course
All qualified candidates in all fields will also be considered for teaching 20th-century World History All appointments are contingent on budgetary approval, departmental need and enrollment in each course. Each appointment will begin September 23, 2019 for Fall Quarter courses; January 2, 2020 for Winter Quarter courses; March 25, 2020 for Spring Quarter courses, and continue for one quarter. The salary is $6,081.00 per course for a Lecturer position. Desired qualifications: Ph.D. in History or a relevant field preferred; documented record of teaching excellence in history in the fields involved. Documented record as an instructor of survey courses preferred for candidates for survey course appointments. 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.
To apply: Applicants must use UCR's online portal [https://aprecruit.ucr.edu/apply/1102] to submit the following material: cover letter; curriculum vitae; sample syllabus for a course in the area of application; evidence of qualifications to teach surveys in field and/or world history; evidence of teaching experience and excellence; and three letters of recommendation. Inquiries should be addressed to: Professor Molly McGarry, Chair, Lecturer Search Committee, Department of History, University of California, Riverside, at firstname.lastname@example.org@ucr.edu. Review of applications will begin on June 10, 2019. Candidates will be notified if they are included in the pool for potential openings; search remains open until all positions are filled.
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 law.
UCR is a world-class research university with an exceptionally diverse undergraduate student body. Its mission explicitly states the goal of providing routes to educational success for underrepresented and first-generation college students. A commitment to this mission is a preferred qualification.
The 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.
Advancement through the faculty ranks at the University of California is through a series of structured, merit-based evaluations, occurring every 2-3 years, each of which includes substantial peer input.