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University of California Riverside
  • Position Number: 1919152
  • Location: Riverside, California
  • Position Type: Liberal Arts - Religious Studies & Theology

The Department of Religious Studies at the University of California, Riverside, invites applications for part-time lecturer positions in Fall 2020, Winter 2021 and Spring 2021 quarters. Fall 2020 quarter begins September 28, 2020 and ends December 18, 2020. Winter 2021 quarter begins January 4, 2021 and ends March 19, 2021. Spring 2021 quarter begins March 24, 2021 and ends June 11, 2021.

Salary: $6263.93 per course (pending final budget approval).


A completed M.A. preferably with PhD coursework or an Advancement to Doctoral candidacy (ABD) in Religious Studies, or in a related field with specialization in the Nonconfessional Study of Religion, Comparative Religions, Religions in the U.S., Biblical Studies and Theories in the Study of Religion. Previous teaching experience at the college or university level is required, a stated commitment to working with students from groups under-represented in the academy and the ability to teach in a remote teaching environment. Preference will be given to candidates with a PhD in Religious Studies, or in a related field with specialization in the Nonconfessional Study of Religion; specialization in one or more of the topics to be taught; experience as instructor of record in higher education; experience working with students from groups under-represented in the academy.

UCR is a world-class research university with an exceptionally diverse undergraduate student body. Its mission is explicitly linked to providing routes to educational success for underrepresented and first-generation college students. A commitment to this mission is a preferred qualification.

Course offerings are subject to availability of funding. Applications are welcome from persons qualified to teach:

Fall 2020
  • RLST 010: Introduction to the Bible
  • RLST 015: Death
Winter 2021
  • RLST/ETST 012: Religious Myths and Rituals
  • RLST 100(M): The Problem of Religion
Spring 2021
  • RLST/ETST 012: Religious Myths and Rituals

Full course descriptions can be found at
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Application Procedure:

Provide a cover letter that specifies your qualifications for each position you are applying for; a sample syllabus for a relevant course; a curriculum vitae; a statement of teaching philosophy; a statement of contributions to diversity; 1-2 recent teaching evaluations taught at the college or university level and 3 letters of recommendation that assess teaching ability. Materials should be uploaded using UCR's on-line application system.

Applicants who use Interfolio may utilize a feature provided by the Interfolio Service to allow Interfolio to upload their letters directly into AP Recruit. Applicants can input an Interfolio-generated email address in place of their letter writer's email address. Interfolio refers to this as Online Application Deliveries. The following link on the Interfolio website shows how to set this up ( )

Review of applications will begin on June 22, 2020 and may continue until filled. To ensure full consideration, applications and supporting material should be received by June 22, 2020.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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