University of California, Santa Barbara — Department of Black Studies Lecturer Pool JPF01214

Department of Black Studies Lecturer Pool JPF01214

The Department of Black Studies at the University of California, Santa Barbara invites applications for temporary lecturer positions (part-time). The number of positions and areas vary from quarter to quarter, depending on the needs of the department. Salary is based on UC’s salary scales and depends on qualifications. Review of applications will begin after June 15, 2018 and the posting will remain open until October 31, 2018.

Successful applicants must hold a Ph.D., Ed.D., J.D., or M.F.A. and have a minimum of one year teaching experience. Preference will be given to applicants with degrees in Black Studies, African American Studies, African Diaspora Studies, African Studies, or related fields. The department is interested in scholars whose teaching and research focuses on the following areas: African American History, African History, African & African American music, African & African American Literature, History of Enslavement, Urban Studies, Black Radical Tradition, Environmental Justice, Housing and Public Policy, Prison Industrial Complex, Black Film Studies, Queer Studies, Black Feminist & Women’s Studies, Racism and Science, U.S. Civil Rights Movement, Caribbean Studies, and intersections of race, class, gender and sexuality in African/Caribbean/African-American or Diasporic Studies.

The department will only review complete applications. A complete application must include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching, relevant teaching evaluations, sample syllabi, and arrange for three letters of reference to be submitted to the UC Recruit system on the applicant’s behalf.

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Please note: A Lecturer Pool search does not guarantee that an open position exists at the time you are applying. See the review date specified in UC Recruit to learn whether the department is currently reviewing applications for an upcoming opening. If there is no future review date specified, your application may not be considered at this time.

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The Department is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research, teaching and service.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.