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2024-2025 Lecturers - History

Position overview

Salary range: Starting salary for one course is $8,282.37
Review timeline: Decisions expected by June 2024.

Application Window

Open date: April 8, 2024

Most recent review date: Monday, May 20, 2024 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.

Final date: Monday, May 27, 2024 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.

Position description

The Department of History at the University of California, Irvine announces part time, non-tenure-track Unit-18 Faculty ("lecturer") positions for the 2024-2025 academic year. We are seeking candidates with strong teaching credentials who can contribute to our undergraduate program in the following areas:

HISTORY 15A. Native American History
A lower-division lecture course focused on Native American history in North America, emphasizing Indigenous perspectives and creative adaptations to changing historical circumstances. Topics may include sovereignty, settler colonialism, treaties, decolonization, Indigeneity; cultural, economic, religious, environmental practices and experiences; and intersections of U.S. and Native histories.

History 169: Topics in Latin American History
This is a variable-topic upper-division course focused on the History of Latin America. Studies in selected areas of Latin American history. Topics addressed vary each quarter. Past offerings include "Mexico: Past & Present", "Central American Revolutions", "Religion in Latin America", "Mexican Pop Culture", etc. Course topics should be proposed by the candidate.

History 173G: Topics in Korean History
This is a variable-topic upper-division course focused on the History of Korea. Topics include the cultural, political, economic, social, intellectual, and religious history of Korea. Past offerings include "The Two Koreas", "Korean Revolution", "Korea to 1800", etc. Course topics should be proposed by the candidate.

The Department of History would like to offer each of the above courses in Fall 2024. However, the actual quarter is flexible based on the availability of the chosen candidates. Please indicate in your cover letter what quarter(s) you would be available to teach.

Pay Period Dates

Fall: 10/01/24 - 12/31/2024
Winter: 01/01/25 - 03/31/25
Spring: 04/01/25 - 06/30/25

Service Period Dates

Fall: 09/23/24 - 12/13/24
Winter: 01/02/25 - 03/21/25
Spring: 03/26/25 - 06/13/25


Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

Advanced degree in a field appropriate to the course and teaching experience at the college level.

Available to teach the course on module (M/W/F for 50 minutes or T/TH for 80 minutes).

Application Requirements

Document requirements
Reference requirements
  • 1-3 letters of reference required
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About UC Irvine

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 anti-discrimination policy.

As a University employee, you will be required to comply with all applicable University policies and/or collective bargaining agreements, as may be amended from time to time. Federal, state, or local government directives may impose additional requirements.

Job location

Irvine, CA