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Lecturer, Part-Time - Department of African American Studies

Recruitment Period

Open November 1st, 2020 through Tuesday, Dec 1, 2020 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)


The Department of African American Studies at the University of California, Irvine invites applications for a part-time Non Senate Faculty position with primary responsibility in teaching a course in African American Studies for academic year 2020-21. Base salary per course is $7,047.63. The service dates are for Spring Quarter 2020 (03/24/21 to 06/11/21).

The department is searching for applicants who can teach the following course:

AfAm 128 - Topics in Gender/Sexuality: An undergraduate, upper-division, elective course for the major in African American Studies. The course should focus on the work of contemporary Black feminist critical theorists through the lenses of queer theory, psychoanalysis and critical race theory.

Ph.D. in African American Studies or a related field is required. Expertise in the study of Gender/Sexuality in African American Studies and substantial experience teaching undergraduates is preferred.

Application Procedure - Please submit the following:
• Letter of Application – Indicate courses previously taught
• Curriculum Vitae
• Teaching evaluation summaries (no raw data needed)
• Sample syllabus of the course you are proposing
• Inclusive Excellence Activities Statement
• Two letters of recommendation

Submit materials via UC Irvine’s online application system, RECRUIT, located at Applications are due by 12/01/20.

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. A recipient of an NSF ADVANCE award for gender equity, UCI is responsive to the needs of dual career couples, supports work-life balance through an array of family-friendly policies, and is dedicated to broadening participation in higher education.

Job location

Irvine, CA


Document requirements
Reference requirements
  • 2 letters of reference required