Lecturer in Religious Studies

University of California Santa Barbara Department of Religious Studies

Lecturer in Religious Studies (Pooled Search)

Job #JPF02299
  • Religious Studies / College of Letters & Science - Humanities and Fine Arts / UC Santa Barbara

Application Window

Open date: November 1, 2022

Next review date: Monday, Dec 5, 2022 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: Friday, Mar 31, 2023 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 Religious Studies invites applications for a pool of qualified lecturers to teach courses in Religious Studies for the upcoming openings. Screening of applicants is ongoing and will continue as needed. The number of positions varies from quarter to quarter, depending on the Department’s needs. Positions may range from 33% to 100% time. The Department is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through teaching, research and service.

The posting will remain open until March 31, 2023 to accommodate department needs. As Lecturer needs arise throughout the year, the department analyst may set new review dates to allow for additional applicants. 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.

Please note: The use of a lecturer pool 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. Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States without the need for employer sponsorship. The Department of Religious Studies is committed to secular approaches to the study of different religious traditions, and does not teach subjects related to Ministry Studies.

Inquiries may be directed to Academic Personnel Coordinator, Kasey Odell, through the help contact below, please be sure to mention JPF02299.

Department: https://www.religion.ucsb.edu/

Qualifications

Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

Interested candidates must possess a master's degree in a relevant field at the time of application.

Two years of previous teaching experience at the university level is required at the time of application

Preferred qualifications

A PhD in a relevant field preferred. Five or more years of teaching experience is preferred.

Application Requirements

Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
  • Cover Letter
  • Statement of Teaching
  • Summary of Teaching Evaluations
  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity through research, teaching, and/or service.(Optional)
Reference requirements
  • 3 required (contact information only)

Applicants must provide contact information only for their references. If elected for an interview, if further information is needed, a reference check will be done via email.

Apply link: https://recruit.ap.ucsb.edu/JPF02299

Help contact: kodell@hfa.ucsb.edu

Campus Information

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. 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.

As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy: https://policy.ucop.edu/doc/5000695/SARS-CoV-2_Covid-19. All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of Full Vaccination or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no later than the applicable deadline. Please refer to Appendix F, Section II.C. of the policy for the deadlines applicable to new University of California employees. (Capitalized terms in this paragraph are defined in the policy.) Federal, state, or local public health directives may impose additional requirements.

Job location

Santa Barbara, CA