Sociology Department Temporary Part-Time Lecturer(s) 2020-2021

Job #JPF06080
School of Social Sciences - Sociology

Open date: August 14th, 2020

Next review date: Monday, Oct 5, 2020 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: Monday, Feb 15, 2021 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.

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 2020-2021 academic year. 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)
-Race and Ethnicity (Sociology 63)
-Sociology of Sexuality (Sociology 64)
-Gender & Race Inequality in the Workplace (Sociology 68)
-Social Work (Sociology 79)
-Politics, Power, and Society (Sociology 144)
-Sociology of Sex and Gender (Sociology 161)

-Other courses listed in the UCI catalog numbered 1 through 179:

Interested candidates should submit:
-Cover letter that clearly indicates which course or courses they are qualified to teach
-Current curriculum vitae
-Teaching statement, including your experience teaching online or remotely
-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
-Three letters of recommendations
-Optional materials: peer evaluations, course syllabi, and teaching awards

All materials should be uploaded electronically at

A PhD is required by time of appointment.

The review process will begin September 7th, 2020, but screening will continue until the positions are filled and/or department needs are met, with a final closing date of February 15th, 2021. Screening of applicants is ongoing and will continue as needed. The pool will close on February 15th, 2021; 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.

Appointments will be effective for Winter quarter and/or Spring quarter. Salary will be based on UCI salary scales and qualifications.

Please note: The department maintains a lecture 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, Maryann Zovak-Wieder,, or the Department Analyst, Alysha Casado, For more information on UCI Sociology, see

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.



Document requirements
Cover Letter - Please indicated which course (s) and/or topics you are qualified to teach.

Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

Teaching Statement - Please include your experience teaching online or remotely.

See our guidance for writing a reflective teaching statement.

Diversity Statement - A statement that addresses past and/or potential contributions to diversity, equity and inclusion.

Statement addressing how past and/or potential contributions to inclusive excellence will advance UCI's Commitment to Inclusive Excellence. See our guidance for writing an inclusive excellence activities statement.

Teaching Evaluation (s)

Writing Sample (s) - One writing sample, can submit up to three.

Misc / Additional - Optional materials: peer evaluations, course syllabi, and teaching awards

Reference requirements
3-5 letters of reference required


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