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Lecturer in Latin American Studies AY 2023-2024


Position title: Unit 18 Pre-Six Lecturer

Salary range: A reasonable salary range estimate for this position is $62,455-$74,575. ​
“The posted UC academic salary scales ( set the minimum pay determined by rank and/or step at appointment. See the following table for the salary scale for this position []



Open date: June 6, 2023

Next review date: Friday, Jun 23, 2023 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: Thursday, Feb 15, 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.



For Academic Year 2023-24, Latin American Studies at UC San Diego [] has occasional openings for temporary non-tenure track lecturers (Unit 18) throughout the academic year. The program is looking for applicants who have experience teaching include undergraduate lower and upper division lecture courses. The full list of courses offered by Latin American Studies can be found in the online course catalog:

Candidates must identify the specific course or courses they are applying to teach and quarters they are available.

Responsibilities entail the effective instruction of students, teaching classes in accordance with course objectives and published schedules, advising students on academic matters and maintaining an active interest in the advances/current thinking in their subject area.


Basic qualifications (Required at Time of Application)

Applicants are required to have a Ph.D. or a MA in related discipline with (two years required) relevant experience to the course(s) to which they are applying to teach. For some courses, an applicant without a graduate degree in related field may also apply, provided that the person is an experienced practitioner with practical experiences relevant to the subject matter taught. In those cases, a minimum working experience of two years is required.

Preferred qualifications

Among applicants with a PhD, those with teaching experience are preferred; experience includes graduate teaching.

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.


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

  • Cover Letter

  • Statement of Research (Optional)

  • Statement of Teaching

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Applicants should summarize their past or potential contributions to diversity. See our Faculty Equity site for more information.

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

  • Teaching Evaluations

Reference requirements
  • 1-4 letters of reference required
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