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Lecturer - Department of English

Recruitment Period

Open April 1st, 2020 through Sunday, Jan 31, 2021 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)


The Department of English at the University of California, Irvine invites applications for part-time lecturer positions to teach fields of British and American literature in the English 102 series. Courses may include 1) Topics in 20th Century Literature, 2) Topics in 18th and 19th Century English Literature, and 3) Topics in Medieval and/or Early Modern Literature, during the fall, winter and spring quarters of 2020-2021 academic year. The full-time teaching load in the School of Humanities is eight courses per year; the annual full-time salary is $56,381.00, and the salary per course is $7,047.63.

Requirement - Applicants must have the Ph.D in English in hand by June 30, 2020. Three years of university-level teaching experience in English is preferred.

The service period for the quarters:

Fall 2020
9/28/20 - 12/18/20

Winter 2021
1/4/21 - 3/19/21

Spring 2021
3/24/21 - 6/11/21

Academic calendars may be found here:

Application Procedure – Submit the following materials via UC Irvine’s on-line application system, RECRUIT, located at

• Letter of application describing research and teaching interests
• Curriculum Vitae
• Teaching Evaluations from 2 - 3 most recent courses taught
• Sample Syllabi
• Letters of Recommendation (2 letters minimum)
• Reflective Teaching Statement

For guidelines on how to prepare a reflective teaching statement see This statement should:

  1. Indicate the candidate’s teaching experiences to date, including experience with teaching undergraduates/graduate students, or other populations, as well as their areas of interest. This should also include mentorship that they have given to others in the line of research or outreach activities.

  2. Detail the candidate’s teaching approaches and philosophies, as to how they will engage in effective teaching strategies.

To be considered for any possible openings in Fall Quarter 2020, the application must be received by May 31, 2020, however, applications will be accepted through January 31, 2021, and considered on an as-needed basis.

For more information, please contact:

Lisa Florentes-Mullens
English Department Personnel Analyst

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.

Job location

Irvine, CA


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

  • Letter of Application Describing Research and Teaching Interests

  • Reflective Teaching Statement - See our guidance for writing a reflective teaching statement.

  • Teaching Evaluations from 2 - 3 most recent courses taught - Please combine all teaching evaluations together and upload as one single pdf.

  • Sample Syllabi

Reference requirements
  • 2-4 letters of reference required