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2019-2020 Middle East/South Asia Studies Program Lecturer Search

Recruitment Period

Open date: September 16th, 2019
Last review date: Thursday, Sep 26, 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: Monday, Mar 2, 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 Middle East/South Asia Studies Program (ME/SA) seeks instructors for lecturer positions in the broad areas of Middle East studies and South Asia studies, pending administrative approval and funding, for the academic year 2019-2020. Positions are available for the following quarters:

Winter Quarter 2020: January 3 – March 20
Spring Quarter 2020: March 26 – June 11
Demonstrated experience in teaching and advanced degree in the specific language or related discipline is desirable.

Applicants should submit a cover letter, CV, Statement of Contributions to Diversity, and the contact information for two (2) references. Teaching statement, course syllabus, and prior evaluations are optional.
We will begin review of applications September 27, 2019.

The Director of the ME/SA Program will recommend appointments to the Associate Dean of the Faculty in the Social Sciences, who makes the final decision. All appointments are contingent upon funding availability.
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, Equity, and Inclusion - Contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion documented in the application file will be used to evaluate applicants. Visit for guidelines about writing a statement and why one is requested.

  • Teaching Statement, Course Syllabus and Prior Evaluations (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 2 required (contact information only)