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Unit 18 Lecturer (non-senate)

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Open November 30th, 2020 through Wednesday, Jun 30, 2021 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)

Position description

Position: Unit 18 Lecturer (non-senate)

The Program in Public Health at the University of California-Irvine is currently accepting applications for temporary Unit 18 Lecturers (Non-Senate Faculty) for the 2020-2021 academic year to teach courses in Graduate and Undergraduate programs. Professional expertise and/or previous teaching experience are required. Advanced degrees preferred. Compensation is competitive and commensurate with experience. Generally, lecturers are offered appointments for one quarter at a time and at varying percentages of time, depending on the number and nature of courses assigned. Some courses are scheduled during the day; other courses are scheduled for evenings.

Applicants should hold a Ph.D., Dr.P.H., M.D., or equivalent degree, and will be expected to teach core requirements of the undergraduate degrees.

Candidates may be expected to contribute to teaching upper division courses, including courses that support the Public Health Minor, the Certificate in Global Health, and to support a prospective Public Health workforce development curriculum. Ability to supervise students in the Honors Research and Clinical and Translational Science Preparatory course sequences will be considered. Candidates should possess excellent pedagogical and organizational skills. Those with expertise in teaching critical thinking (including but not limited to statistics and study design) and writing about public health issues for various audiences are particularly encouraged to apply. The successful applicant will be expected to supervise students in directed and independent study; mentor honors research students; and participate in departmental service activities.

The Program in Public Health recognizes the value of diversity in its faculty and strongly supports UCI’s mission for equity and inclusiveness. We are committed to ensuring accountability, providing training and education, conducting responsive research and building sustainable partnerships. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply. Qualified applicants must have the demonstrated ability to work with a diverse group of colleagues and to teach and mentor a diverse student body.

To apply, please log onto UC Irvine’s recruitment site located at

Applicants should complete an online application profile and upload the following application materials electronically to be considered for this position:

  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Teaching Statement
  4. Three professional reference letters
  5. Teaching evaluations for the last one to two years (upload in one pdf document)
  6. Inclusive Excellence Activities Statement a) This is a separate statement that addresses past and/or potential contributions to inclusive excellence that will advance UCI’s commitment to Inclusive Excellence.

UC Irvine is one of ten campuses of the highly regarded University of California system. With approximately 29,000 students, 1,100 faculty members, a highly ranked medical school, our campus offers a wealth of opportunities for research collaboration and is ranked among the top 10 public universities in the US. Established in 2003, our rapidly growing Program in Public Health offers BA, BS, MPH, and PhD degrees in a variety of emphasis areas. The U.S. News and World Report recently ranked our MPH program as #10 in the country. More information is available on our web site at

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.

Application Requirements

Document requirements
Reference requirements
  • 3-5 letters of reference required

Job location

Irvine, CA