Lecturer in English
University of California Irvine
United States

Lecturer in English

Job #JPF09027
  • English / School of Humanities / UC Irvine

Position overview

Salary range: $66,259

Application Window

Open date: May 13, 2024

Next review date: Thursday, Jun 13, 2024 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: Sunday, Sep 1, 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.

Position description

The Department of English at the University of California, Irvine invites applications for part-time lecturer positions to teach fields of British and American literature in the English 102 series. Courses may include 1) Topics in 20th Century Literature, 2) Topics in 18th and 19th Century English Literature, and 3) Topics in Medieval and/or Early Modern Literature, during the fall, winter and spring quarters of 2024-2025 academic year. The full-time teaching load in the School of Humanities is eight courses per year; the annual full-time salary is $66,259.00.

This term appointment falls under the purview of the agreement between the University of California and the American Federation of Teachers. Terms and conditions of employment are subject to UC policy and the collective bargaining agreement available here:

If selected , first-time English Department Lecturer appointees will receive a one-year appointment. If selected, applicants with an initial one-year English Department Lecturer appointment, during the 2023-2024 academic year, will receive a two-year appointment. Please note that English Department Lecturers with a 2023-2024 appointment at UC Irvine will be considered prior to all other applicants.

Requirement - Applicants must have the Ph.D in English in hand by September 23, 2024, to be eligible for employment. Three years of university-level teaching experience in English is preferred.

Appointments vary based on need and availability. The service period for the academic year, three quarters:


Fall 2024
Service Dates: 09/23/24 to 12/13/24
Pay Period 9/12: 07/01/24 to 10/31/24
Pay Period 9/9: 10/01/24 to 12/31/24

Winter 2025
Service Dates: 01/02/25 to 03/21/25
Pay Period 9/12: 11/01/24 to 02/28/25
Pay Period 9/9: 01/01/25 to 03/31/25

Spring 2025
Service Dates: 03/26/25 to 06/13/25
Pay Period 9/12: 03/01/25 to 06/30/25
Pay Period 9/9: 04/01/25 to 06/30/25

Academic calendars may be found here: http://www.reg.uci.edu/navigation/calendars.html

Application Procedure – Submit the following materials via UC Irvine’s on-line application system, RECRUIT, located at

• Letter of application describing research and teaching interests
• Curriculum Vitae
• Teaching Evaluations: applicants who have never taught in the UCI English department should include in their application recent, complete, and representative sets of teaching evaluations, including qualitative responses.
• Sample Syllabi
• Two letter(s) of recommendation are required for applicants who have never taught in the UCI English department, otherwise optional.
• Reflective Teaching Statement

For guidelines on how to prepare a reflective teaching statement see https://ap.uci.edu/faculty/guidance/teachstatement/. This statement should:
Indicate the candidate’s teaching experiences to date, including experience with teaching undergraduates/graduate students, or other populations, as well as their areas of interest. This should also include mentorship that they have given to others in the line of research or outreach activities. Detail the candidate’s teaching approaches and philosophies, as to how they will engage in effective teaching strategies.

Submit materials via UC Irvine’s online application system, RECRUIT, located at https://recruit.ap.uci.edu/JPF09027. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis until all positions are filled.

For more information, please contact:

Daren Mai
English Department Personnel Analyst


Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

Ph.D in English. Candidates must have their degree conferred by the beginning of instruction on September 23, 2024, to be eligible for employment.

Application Requirements

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

  • Letter of Application Describing Research and Teaching Interests

  • Reflective Teaching Statement - See our guidance for writing a reflective teaching statement.

  • Sample Syllabi

  • Teaching Evaluations from 2-3 most recently taught courses - Applicants who have never taught in the UCI English department should include in their application recent, complete, and representative sets of teaching evaluations, including qualitative responses.

    Please combine all teaching evaluations together and upload as one single pdf.

  • Inclusive Excellence Activities Statement - Statement addressing how past and/or potential contributions to inclusive excellence will advance UCI's Commitment to Inclusive Excellence. See our guidance for writing an inclusive excellence activities statement.

  • Authorization to Release Information Form - A reference check will be completed only if you are made a tentative offer to a Professor or Professor of Teaching series, at any rank. Download, complete, sign, and upload the form: https://recruit.ap.uci.edu/shortcuts/auth_release_form

  • Sexual Misconduct, Harassment and Discrimination Declaration Form - All applicants of academic positions at the University of California, Irvine must download, complete, sign, and upload the following form with their application: Sexual Misconduct, Harassment and Discrimination Declaration Form

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 2-4 letters of reference required
Apply link: https://recruit.ap.uci.edu/JPF09027

About UC Irvine

The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC anti-discrimination policy.

As a University employee, you will be required to comply with all applicable University policies and/or collective bargaining agreements, as may be amended from time to time. Federal, state, or local government directives may impose additional requirements.

Job location

Irvine, CA


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