Lecturer in Sociology

University of California Irvine School of Social Sciences

Sociology Department Temporary Part-Time Lecturer(s) 2022-2023

Job #JPF07503
  • Sociology / School of Social Sciences / UC Irvine

Application Window

Open date: June 17th, 2022

Next review date: Thursday, Sep 1, 2022 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: Wednesday, Nov 30, 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

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 2022-2023 academic year.

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

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)
-Sociology of Sexuality (Sociology 64)
-Social Work (Sociology 79)
-Sociology of Sex and Gender (Sociology 161)
-Immigration and Inequality (Sociology 166)
-Environment and Society (Sociology 171)
-Social Networks and Social Support (Sociology 143)
-Births, Deaths, and Migration (Sociology 44)
-Other courses listed in the UCI catalog numbered 1 through 179: http://catalogue.uci.edu/schoolofsocialsciences/departmentofsociology/#courseinventory

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
-Three letters of recommendations
-Optional materials: peer evaluations, course syllabi, teaching awards, etc.

A PhD is required by time of appointment.

The review process will begin September 1, 2022, but screening will continue until the positions are filled and/or department needs are met, with a final closing date of November 1st, 2022. Screening of applicants is ongoing and will continue as needed. The pool will close on November 1st,; 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 of the 2022-2023 academic year. 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, Maryann Zovak-Wieder, mzovak@uci.edu, or the Department Analyst, Alysha Casado, acasado@uci.edu. For more information on UCI Sociology, see www.sociology.uci.edu.


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)
Apply link: https://recruit.ap.uci.edu/JPF07503

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