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2019-2020 Anthropology Lecturer Search

Recruitment Period

Open date: March 18th, 2019

Last review date: Monday, May 20, 2019 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.

Final date: Tuesday, Mar 31, 2020 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.


The Department of Anthropology seeks instructors for lecturer positions, pending administrative approval and funding, for the academic year 2019-2020. Positions are available for the following quarters:

Fall Quarter 2019 September 23 – December 13
Winter Quarter 2020 January 3 – March 20
Spring Quarter 2020 March 26 – June 11

Demonstrated experience in teaching and advanced degree in Anthropology or related discipline is required. We will prioritize recent and current graduate students who have worked closely with the Anthropology program at Davis.
Applicants should submit a cover letter (indicate positions for which you would like to be considered ranked by preference), CV, Statement of Contributions to Diversity, and the contact information for two (2) references. Teaching statement, course syllabus, and prior evaluations are optional. Applicants can apply and submit their materials through the online application form, which can be found at:

Applications are due May 20, 2019. We will review applications and notify you if you have been selected by June 1, 2019.
Current Unit 18 lecturers need not reapply to be considered for reappointment. Current lecturers should contact Anthropology Chair Lynn Isbell to request consideration for reappointment; they will then be assessed according to the current department guidelines.

The University of California, Davis is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of diversity among its faculty and staff.

This position is covered by a collective bargaining agreement.
UC Davis is a smoke and tobacco free campus. Smoking, the use of smokeless tobacco products, and the use of unregulated nicotine products (e-cigarettes) is strictly prohibited on any UC Davis owned or leased property, indoors and outdoors, including parking lots and residential space.

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Job location

Davis, CA


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

  • Cover Letter

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Diversity contributions documented in the application file will be used to evaluate applicants. Visit for guidelines about writing a diversity statement and why one is requested.

  • Teaching Statement (Optional)

  • Course Syllabus (Optional)

  • Prior Teaching Evaluations (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 2-4 required (contact information only)