Dept. Asian American Studies at UCSB Looking for Lecturers!

Lecturers in Asian American Studies


Position title: Lecturer (Non-Senate Faculty)

Salary range: See Table 15 for the salary range for this position.

A reasonable estimated full-time rate for this position at 100% time is $66,259-$68,247 annually. Percent appointments may vary.
Percent time: 33-67% depending on department needs
Position duration: 3 months with the possibility of renewal depending on department needs.

Open date: September 13, 2023

Next review date: Friday, Oct 13, 2023 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)

Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: Sunday, Mar 31, 2024 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.



The Department of Asian American Studies at the University of California, Santa Barbara, invites applications for

a pool of qualified lecturers to teach courses in Asian American Studies for upcoming openings. Screening of

applicants is ongoing and will continue as needed. The number of positions varies from quarter to quarter,

depending on the needs of the department. All positions will be part time.

Successful candidates will be hired to teach one or two courses listed in the Department’s current curricular

offerings. We are especially interested in candidates who can teach mental health, transnationalism, law and

immigration, environmental justice, communities, and ethnographies from an Asian American studies

perspective. Candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through

research, teaching, and service are particularly encouraged to apply.

For more information, please review our list of course offerings available at


This posting will remain open until March 31, 2024 to accommodate department needs. 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.

Appointments for fall quarter are usually reviewed in May, winter quarter in October, and for spring quarter in



Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

Masters Degree in Asian American Studies or related fields.

Additional qualifications (required at time of start)

Candidate must have at least one year of teaching experience.

Preferred qualifications

Ph.D. trained in Asian American Studies or related fields or completion of all requirements for a Ph.D. in Asian American Studies or related field (or equivalent degree) except dissertation at the time of application. Strong teaching background desired.


Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Cover Letter

  • Description of proposed courses and syllabi

  • Syllabi of courses taught

  • Teaching evaluations

Reference requirements
  • 3-5 required (contact information only)

Please provide the names and complete contact information for 3 references. If any of these required references are non-responsive, the department will reach out to any optional references provided by the candidate. The department will conduct a reference check for the finalist before extending an offer.

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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 Policy on Vaccination Programs, as may be amended or revised from time to time. Federal, state, or local public health directives may impose additional requirements.


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