Posted: May 3, 2021

Lecturers - Department of History

Application Deadline: N/A

The Department of History at the University of California, Irvine announces part time, non-tenure-track lecturer positions for the 2021-2022 academic year. We are seeking candidates with strong teaching credentials who can contribute to our undergraduate program in the following areas:

  • History 131C: Medieval Persia (Fall 2021)
    A survey of Persian history in the context of Late Antique and Medieval Islamic history.

  • History 18: Major Jewish Texts (Winter 2022)
    Introduction to the diversity of Jewish cultures from ancient to modern times. Surveys the Jewish experience in various societies and civilizations: ancient Mediterranean, Middle East and North Africa, Europe, and the Americas.

  • History 132D: Armenians and Armenia in Ancient to Early Modern World History (Winter 2022)
    A history of Armenia and Armenians from ethnogenesis to the early modern period at the end of the 1700s within a regional and global context. Takes into account interactions and encounters with the empires, and peoples that encompassed their orbit.

    The department will create a pool of candidates and will make selections when the final budget is approved. The salary is $7047.63 per course (based on an annual 9-month salary of $56,381.00).

    Applications must be submitted online at:

    Interested applicants must provide a Letter of Application indicating the course(s) you are applying for, CV, Sample syllabus of your proposed course(s), Teaching Statement, Evidence of Teaching Excellence (i.e., course evaluations or teaching evaluation), Statement of Contributions to Diversity (statement addressing how past and/or potential contributions to diversity will advance UCI's Commitment to Inclusive Excellence), and one Letter of Recommendation.

    Requirements: Ph.D. strongly preferred in a field appropriate to the course and teaching experience at the college level. Flexibility and ability to lecture in-person or in a hybrid fashion, as department and university protocol require. Familiarity with CANVAS and Zoom or willingness to take UCI training modules prior to the beginning of the course.

    To ensure full consideration please apply before June 1, 2021.