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2021-22 Political Science Lecturer Pool (Political Theory)

Application Window

Open May 3rd, 2021 through Friday, Apr 1, 2022 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)

If you apply to this recruitment by April 1st, 2022, you will have until April 6th, 2022 to complete your application.

Position description

The Department of Political Science is seeking applicants for temporary part-time lecturer positions to teach in the field of Political Theory contingent on departmental need. These positions will replace faculty on leave during the 2021-22 academic year.

Requirements - We are seeking candidates with strong teaching credentials who might contribute to our undergraduate program in Political Theory. Candidates should have a Ph.D.

These part-time positions are based on an annual salary range beginning at $56,381 and the number of courses could vary.

Service Period Dates for 2021-2022 Academic Year:
Fall Quarter: 9/20/21 – 12/10/21
Winter Quarter: 1/3/22 - 3/18/22
Spring Quarter: 3/23/22 – 6/10/22

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 August 15th, 2021. Please note this is a continuous recruitment to fill classes on an as-needed basis. The department will refer to the pool of applications on file to fill assignments as necessary throughout the year.


Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

    MA in Political Science or a relevant field.
    Minimum two years of teaching experience.

Application Requirements

Document requirements
Reference requirements
  • 3 letters of reference required
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Campus Information

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.