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Employment Opportunities

We are inviting applications for various academic positions. Open positions are listed below with more information including how to apply.

Lecturer in Sociology 2020-2021

JOB #JPF2439

Recruitment Period

Open date: February 19th, 2020

Final date: Feb 18th, 2021
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 UC San Diego has occasional openings for temporary non-tenure track lecturers (Unit 18) throughout the academic year.

Courses in which lecturers are typically needed may include undergraduate lower and upper division lecture courses. The full list of courses offered by the Department of Sociology can be found in the online course catalog.

Applicants are required to have a Ph.D. in Sociology or related field or equivalent combination of education and experience relevant to the course(s) to which they are applying to teach. Applicants must have degree and experience requirements by the time of appointment. Applicants with teaching experience are preferred; experience can be as a teaching assistant. Appointments may be full or part-time, for 1, 2, or 3 quarters in duration. In the application, specify the courses or academic area(s) for which you are qualified to teach. We are especially interested in recruiting candidates committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion, and who will make a strong and meaningful contribution to the development of a campus climate that supports that commitment.

For a complete application, please submit a CV, cover letter, statement of teaching, and contributions to diversity description. Please also submit contact information for at least one, but up to three referees. All applications must be submitted through AP Online Recruit at the following link:  


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, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status.


Job Location

San Diego, CA



Document requirements

  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
  • Cover Letter
  • Statement of Research (Optional)
  • Statement of Teaching - and teaching evaluations
  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Please describe any teaching strategies you currently use or plan to use to foster a diverse and inclusive learning experience, and to enable all students to excel and fully participate in the learning process. Applications will be accepted electronically at
  • Misc / Additional (Optional) 

Reference requirement

  • 1-3 letters of reference required


How to Apply

Applications will be accepted electronically at