Lecturer in Language Science

University of California Irvine School of Social Sciences

Language Science Lecturer Pool: 2021-22

Job #JPF06917
  • Language Science / School of Social Sciences / UC Irvine

Application Window

Open date: June 28th, 2021

Next review date: Friday, Jul 30, 2021 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: Friday, Feb 25, 2022 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

Language Science Lecturer Pool
The Department of Language Science is establishing a pool of qualified applicants to be considered to serve as temporary, part-time Lecturers during the 2021-22 academic year. Qualified applicants will need to be able to teach one or more courses in areas of language science including theoretical linguistics, language acquisition, psycholinguistics, bilingualism, sociolinguistics, computational linguistics, corpus linguistics, and applied language science.

These positions may be available during the Fall 2021, Winter 2022 and/or Spring 2022 based on departmental needs. We are seeking candidates with strong teaching credentials who can contribute to the quality of our undergraduate Language Science program. The number of courses available varies by quarter and year. Candidates should have a Ph.D.

The review process will begin on July 30, 2021, and screening will continue until positions are filled, with a final closing date of February 25, 2022. Screening of applicants is ongoing and will continue as needed. If you would like to be considered after that time, and the pooled position is advertised again, you will need to submit a new application.

Please note: The use of a lecturer pool does not guarantee that an open position exists at the time you are applying.

For consideration, please submit
a) A cover letter indicating your area(s) of interest
b) CV
c) Teaching Statement
d) Evidence of Teaching Performance
e) Inclusive Excellence Activities Statement - Statement addressing how past and/or potential contributions to diversity will advance UCI's Commitment to Inclusive Excellence.
f) Three letters of recommendation

Submit materials via UC Irvine’s online application system, RECRUIT, located at: https://recruit.ap.uci.edu/JPF06917

Questions about the position may be direct to Dale Lee at dtly@uci.edu.
For more information on UCI Language Science, see:


Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

Candidates must have a Ph.D. in Linguistics or relate d field.
Candidates must have prior teaching experience in Linguistics or related field.

Application Requirements

Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
  • Cover Letter (Optional)
  • Statement of Research (Optional)
  • Teaching Statement - See our guidance for writing a reflective teaching statement.
  • (Optional)
  • Inclusive Excellence Activities Statement - 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.
Reference requirements
  • 3 letters of reference required

Three (3) letters of recommendation are required.

Apply link: https://recruit.ap.uci.edu/JPF06917

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, CA