University of California, Irvine
Lecturer with Potential Security of Employment (PSOE)

The School of Social Sciences at the University of California, Irvine seeks to fill a Lecturer with Potential Security of Employment (PSOE) position beginning July 1, 2012. The position involves teaching and assisting in the development of quantitative research methods courses. Preference will be given to candidates specializing in one or more of the following areas: GIS, Demographic Methods, Networks, Statistical Methods and their application to the Social Sciences.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS: Candidates must have a PhD in a relevant field and evidence of teaching excellence. Lecturer PSOE are members of the University of California Academic Senate and have all the usual benefits of Senate membership, including eligibility for UCI's attractive faculty housing programs, as well as medical and retirement benefits. Similar to Assistant Professors, Lecturers PSOE are evaluated for reappointment and merit salary increases every two years and within eight years (or less) are evaluated for promotion to Lecturer with Security of Employment (Lecturer SOE), which has the permanence of a tenured position. Please note that Lecturers PSOE are evaluated based primarily on teaching and service.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Candidates should apply online at: The online application should include a cover letter, CV, three letters of recommendation, evidence of teaching ability, and a brief statement of teaching philosophy. For additional information, please visit: To ensure full consideration, the application should be completed by February 15, 2012; although, applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

FURTHER INFORMATION: Please direct questions about this position to Matt Huffman, committee chair, at:

The University of California, Irvine, is an equal opportunity employer committed to excellence through diversity and encourages applications from all qualified applicants including women, minorities and other under-represented groups. UCI has a National Science Foundation Advance Gender Equity Program and is responsive to the needs of dual career couples.

Posted 12/4/11