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Unit 18 Lecturer in the Department of Epidemiology & Biostatistics

Application Window

Open August 10th, 2021 through Monday, Nov 1, 2021 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)

Position description

The Department of Epidemiology & Biostatistics which is part of the Program in Public Health at the University of California, Irvine is currently accepting applications for a temporary Unit 18 Lecturer (Non-Senate Faculty) for the 2021-2022 academic year to teach graduate level courses, including an Introduction to Epidemiology course to first-year graduate students. Professional expertise and/or previous teaching experience in online, remote, hybrid, and on-ground modalities are required. 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. Courses may be scheduled during the day or evening.

Applicants should hold a Ph.D., Dr.P.H., M.D. and/or equivalent degree, in epidemiology or a related field. Candidates should possess excellent pedagogical and organizational skills. Those with expertise in teaching foundations of epidemiology are particularly encouraged to apply.

Review of all applications will continue until the position is filled. 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 online recruitment site, AP Recruit, located at:

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

  • Cover Letter
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Teaching Statement
  • Three professional reference letters
  • Teaching evaluations for the last one or two years (upload in one pdf document)
  • Diversity Statement

UC Irvine is one of ten campuses of the highly regarded University of California system. UCI has approximately 36,000 students, 1,100 faculty members, and offers 222 degree programs. UCI has been ranked among the top 10 public universities in the U.S. for the past six straight years, is designated as a Hispanic serving institution, is rated #1 for supporting the American Dream, #1 for value by Forbes magazine, #1 on Sierra magazine's "Cool Schools" list of sustainability leaders, and is #2 for social mobility in the U.S. News rankings. Established in 2003, our rapidly growing Program in Public Health offers BA, BS, MPH, and Ph.D. degrees in a variety of emphasis areas, and was recently ranked among the top 50 schools and programs in public health in the country by U.S. News and World Report. More information is available on our web site at:


Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

    Candidate must hold Ph.D. , Dr.P.H., M.D. or equivalent degree.

Application Requirements

Document requirements
Reference requirements
  • 3-5 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.

Job location

Irvine, California