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Political Science Visiting Lecturer

Recruitment Period

Open May 11th, 2020 through Wednesday, Sep 9, 2020 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)


The Department of Political Science at the University of California, Irvine seeks a one year Visiting Lecturer to teach five undergraduate courses in Comparative Politics and International Relations. This part-time position will replace faculty on leave during the 2020-2021 academic year.

Requirements - We are seeking candidates with strong teaching credentials who might contribute to our undergraduate program in these fields. Candidates should have a Ph.D. and be prepared to teach a mix of lower and upper division courses. This part-time position is based on an annual salary ranging between $56,381 and $60,000.

Service Period Dates for 2020-2021 Academic Year:
Fall Quarter: 9/28/20 – 12/18/20
Winter Quarter: 1/4/21 - 3/19/21
Spring Quarter: 3/24/21 – 6/11/21

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:

Priority for positions will be given to applications completed by May 30th, 2020.

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. It has a National Science Foundation Advance Gender Equity Program and is responsive to the needs of dual career couples in tenure track positions.

Job location

Irvine, CA


Document requirements
Reference requirements
  • 3 letters of reference required