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Sociology Department Temporary Part-Time Lecturer(s) 2024-2025

Position overview

Salary range: A reasonable estimate for this position is $66,259 - $72,404. See Table [] for the salary range for this position.

Application Window

Open date: July 8, 2024

Next review date: Monday, Aug 12, 2024 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: Saturday, May 31, 2025 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 Sociology at the University of California, Irvine invites applications for a pool of temporary, part-time Lecturers to teach a course (or courses) for the upcoming openings during the 2024-2025 and 2025-2026 academic years.

Topics may include, but are not limited to the following:
-Introduction to Sociology
-Sociological Methods and Theory
-Criminology; Law; Drug Use; Incarceration
-Population; Birth and Death; Life Cycle
-Communication; Information; Media; Social Media
-Social Networks
-Social Support; Community
-Social Work

Courses may include, but are not limited to the following:
-Introduction to Sociology (Sociology 1)
-Globalization and Transnational Sociology (Sociology 2)
-City and Community (Sociology 43)
-Social Work (Sociology 79)
-Social Networks and Social Support (Sociology 143)
-Births, Deaths, and Migration (Sociology 44)
-Other courses listed in the UCI catalog numbered 1 through 179:

Interested candidates should submit:
-Cover letter that clearly indicates which course/courses and/or course topics you are qualified to teach
-Current curriculum vitae
-Teaching statement, including your experience teaching online
-Diversity statement- a separate statement that addresses past and/or potential contributions to diversity, equity and inclusion.
-Teaching evaluation/s
-One writing sample, can submit up to three
-Contact information for at least three professional references
-Optional materials: peer evaluations, course syllabi, teaching awards, etc.

A PhD is required by time of appointment.

The review process will begin August 12, 2024, but screening will continue until the positions are filled and/or department needs are met, with a final closing date of May 31, 2025. Screening of applicants is ongoing and will continue as needed. The pool will close on May 31, 2025; if you would like to continue to be considered after that time, and the pooled position is advertised again, you will need to submit a new application.

Salary will be based on UCI salary scales and qualifications.

Please note: The department maintains a lecturer pool from which we draw lecturers as our needs arise; a position in the pool doesn’t guarantee an offer to teach a course, nor does it obligate a pool member to accept the department’s offer to teach a class.

Questions about the position may be directed to the Sociology Department Manager, Alysha Casado, For more information on UCI Sociology, see


Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

Applicant must possess a PhD by time of appointment and must also have an excellent teaching record.

Application Requirements

Document requirements
Reference requirements
  • 3-5 required (contact information only)
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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