Description: The School of Public Policy at the University of California, Riverside invites applications for temporary lecturer positions to teach undergraduate courses during the 2020-2021 academic year. Compensation and the duration of the appointment will depend on the number of courses assigned and the number of units per course.
General Information: Courses to be taught: Lecturers may teach the following courses during the 2020-2021 academic year.
PBPL 1 - Online Course - Introduction to Public Policy (Winter / Spring Quarters) PBPL 2 - Politics and Public Policy (Winter / Spring Quarters) PBPL 101 - Case Studies (Spring Quarter) PBPL 129 - Understanding Sustainability (Winter / Spring Quarters) Other courses may be added to this list as needed to cover one-time openings. The descriptions of our courses are in the online catalog: https://registrar.ucr.edu/registering/catalog .
Responsibilities: Teach one or more undergraduate courses, depending on the need and the candidate's experience and availability. Duties will include full responsibility for course preparation and presentation, including but not limited to, lectures, preparation and grading of exams, office hours outside of class, and supervision of teaching assistants or readers if assigned.
Essential Qualifications: The criteria for appointment is evidence of teaching excellence and expertise in the subject matter area. Individuals recruited should possess at least a Master's degree (a Ph.D. degree is highly desirable) in the relevant subject matter area and proven college/university teaching experience or show strong promise in teaching.
Service Dates: Fall Quarter 2020: September 28, 2020 - December 18, 2020 Winter Quarter 2021: January 4, 2021 - March 19, 2021 Spring Quarter 2021: March 24, 2021 - June 11, 2021
Salary: Salary commensurate with qualifications, education, experience and course load.
Applications may be submitted throughout the 2020-2021 academic year with appointments made as suitable candidates are identified. However, to guarantee consideration, applications should be received before July 31, 2020 for the 2020-2021 academic year. Interested individuals should submit a cover letter with course preferences and quarters available, list of three references, a curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching, a statement of contributions to diversity, and recent teaching evaluations. Candidates may be asked for further evidence of scholarship or teaching effectiveness at a later date. Interested individuals should apply at https://aprecruit.ucr.edu/JPF01305 .
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.
Document requirements * Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated CV. * Cover Letter - Include course numbers qualified to teach and quarters available. * Teaching Evaluations - Examples: Student evaluations for courses taught or TA'd previously. Peer review of teaching documents. * Statement of Teaching - Philosophy of Teaching * Misc./Additional (Optional) * Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Diversity contributions documented in the application file will be used to evaluate applicants.
Reference requirements * Three letters of reference required
Internal Number: JPF01305
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.