UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, RIVERSIDE DEPARTMENT OF POLITICAL SCIENCE
Lecturer Position Spring Quarter 2020 Job Advertisement
The Department of Political Science, University of California, Riverside, invites applications for part-time lecturer positions for Spring Quarter 2020.
Qualified applicants will have an M.A. or higher degree and one-year teaching experience at the college level. The salary is $6,263.93 per course. The filling of the position is subject to budgetary approval and enrollment in the course.
Applications are welcome from persons qualified to teach:
SPRING QUARTER 2020: POSC 015 Comparative Politics (5) Lecture, 3 hours; discussion, 1 hour; extra reading, 3 hours. A comparative analysis of contemporary political systems, practices, and institutions.
POSC 007 Introduction to Political Theory (5) Units, Lecture, 3 hours; discussion, 1 hour; extra reading, 3 hours. Prerequisite(s): none. An introductory exploration of political theory from the ancient world to the present. Covers either Western theorists (from Aristotle to Rawls) or non-Western theorists (from Confucius to Gandhi). Topics include citizenship, community, political change, and human flourishing. POSC 007W Introduction to Political Theory (5) Lecture, 3hours; discussion, 1 hour; extra reading, 3 hours. An analysis of political philosophers on questions of political life and best political order. This course is designed to fill the writing requirement. POSC 125 United States Foreign Policy Since World War II (4) Lecture, 3 hours; research, 1 hour; extra reading, 1 hour; term paper, 1 hour. Prerequisite(s): upper division standing or consent of instructor. A survey and evaluation of the major developments in U.S. foreign policy from 1945 to the present. Focuses on relations with the Soviet Union, its successor states, and the Third World, within which the uses of force and diplomacy are emphasized.
POSC 126 The Politics of International Trade, Finance, and Development (4) Lecture, 3 hours; term paper, 2 hours; extra reading; 1 hour. Prerequisite(s): POSC 020 or POSC 020H. Studies the interaction between international economics and world politics. Focuses on the evolution of the institutions governing world trade and finance; role of multinational corporations; Third World debt and development; the European Union; economic reform in transitional economies; gender; economics and environment; and role of technology in international political economy.
POSC 130 Politics and Economics of the Pacific Rim (4) Lecture, 3 hours; individual study, 3 hours. Prerequisite(s): upper division standing or consent of instructor. Provides students with a broad understanding of the politics and economics of countries that border the Pacific Rim, including Japan, South Korea, Singapore, Taiwan, and China, and of their relationship to the United States. The major issues addressed include economic growth, sociopolitical development, trade, and interdependence.
Interested candidates should submit electronic applications to: https://aprecruit.ucr.edu/JPF01236 . Complete applications must include a cover letter of interest, a curriculum vitae, recent teaching evaluations, a statement of past and/or planned future contributions to advancing diversity and inclusive excellence, and three letters of recommendation. Optional statements of Research or Teaching may also be considered. Applications and supporting material received by the initial review date of January 21, 2020 will receive full consideration. Final review date will be March 1, 2020.
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.
The University of California, Riverside is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. 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.
Internal Number: JPF01236
About University of California Riverside
A University of Distinction and Diversity widely recognized as one of the most ethnically diverse research universities in the nation, the University of California, Riverside current enrollment is more than 20,000 students, with a goal of 21,000 students by 2020. The campus is in the midst of a tremendous growth spurt with new and remodeled facilities coming on-line on a regular basis.UCR is located approximately 50 miles east of downtown Los Angeles. UCR is also within easy driving distance of dozens of major cultural and recreational sites, as well as desert, mountain and coastal destinations. UCR is one of 10 universities within the prestigious University of California system, and the only UC located in Inland Southern California.