University of California – Davis: Lecturer – Human Rights Studies

The Human Rights Studies Program at the University of California, Davis plans to recruit for a Lecturer for the 2023-2024 AY. Primary duties will be to teach five to six courses in support of the undergraduate teaching program and other courses/duties as assigned depending on the successful candidate’s training and expertise. Assignment of classes, hours of instruction, and office hours are at the discretion of the program. Human Rights Studies is an interdisciplinary field, and we encourage applicants from across the disciplines.

A reasonable estimate for this position is $64,329 – $70,295 annually. Salary is prorated based on appointment percentage and commensurate with education, qualifications, and experience. Shared office space, access to the campus library, copier, and computer facilities will be provided. This appointment is renewable contingent on program teaching needs and funding. The successful candidate will join a growing interdisciplinary community of scholars committed to excellence in Human Rights Studies research, teaching and public engagement. Support for research or conference travel may be available. For information about the program and courses of instruction, please visit

A Ph.D. or relevant terminal degree is required at time of appointment, though ABD applicants may be considered.

For full consideration, applications must be received by May 26, 2023 and submitted via Recruit at: Only complete applications will be considered.

Complete applications include:
1. Curriculum Vitae
2. Cover Letter describing training, current research, and teaching experience.
3. Teaching Portfolio to include one syllabus & one complete set of student evaluations (if available)
4. Names and contact information ONLY for three (3) academic references
5. Statement of Contributions to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

The position will remain open until filled. Apply here

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