Department of Political Science Now Accepting Temporary Lecturer Applications

The Department of Political Science at the University of California, Santa Barbara, invites applications for a pool of qualified temporary Lecturers to teach courses in Political Science for anticipated positions for Summer Session 2018 and possibly into the 2018-19 academic year (Fall 2018, Winter 2019 and Spring 2019). Screening of applicants for all appropriate vacancies is ongoing and will continue as needed, with the possibility of future reappointment based on performance and department need.

The part time position(s) are for one or more courses in the subfields of American Politics, Comparative Politics, International Relations, Political Theory, and Quantitative Methods.

The minimum requirement to be considered an applicant is the completion of all requirements for a Ph.D. except the dissertation (ABD status) in Political Science or a closely related field at the time of application. Ph.D. degree conferral must be expected by September 2018. A minimum of one year teaching experience at the University or college level is required.

The University is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research, teaching and service.

To apply, please go to the following link: and submit a cover letter, CV, statement of teaching, and course evaluations.

The pool will close on October 31, 2018. 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.

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.

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.