The Writing Program at the University of California, Santa Cruz (UCSC) invites applications for an ongoing pool of part-time Lecturers who may be appointed to teach sections of (1) required first-year writing courses for those who have not satisfied the University of California's Entry-Level Writing Requirement (ELWR); (2) first-year writing courses that satisfy the campus's General Education requirement for Composition; and/or (3) writing courses for multilingual students.
Applicants with expertise in any of the following areas are strongly encouraged to apply: first-year composition, multilingual composition pedagogy, Rhetoric and Composition, and/or TESOL.
The campus is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through their teaching and other assigned duties.
ACADEMIC TITLE Lecturer
SALARY Commensurate with qualifications and experience and the particular courses the Lecturer is appointed to teach.
BASIC QUALIFICATIONS Master's degree (or equivalent foreign degree) at time of application; experience in teaching college-level composition as the instructor of record; formal graduate-level training in Rhetoric and Composition and/or TESOL; knowledge of current theory and research in Rhetoric and Composition/TESOL; and experience working with a diverse student population.
POSITION AVAILABLE Appointments are contingent on the hiring unit's instructional need and the availability of funding. Appointments are typically made during one or more quarters of the regular academic year (fall, winter, and spring quarters).
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS Applications are accepted via the UCSC Academic Recruit online system. All documents and materials must be submitted as PDFs.
Letter of application describing your approach to teaching and the connection of those approaches to research in Rhetoric and Composition and/or TESOL, as well as detailed information on your knowledge of current theory and research in Rhetoric and Composition and/or TESOL (required)
Curriculum vitae, which must include a current email address (required)
Statement that addresses past or potential contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion through teaching (required) See UCSC guidelines on statement.
A syllabus for a first-year writing course that would be appropriate at UCSC (required)
Reference Requirement Applications must include three current (dated within two years of the date of application) confidential letters of recommendation*. Note that your references or dossier service will submit their confidential letters directly to the UC Recruit System.
*All letters will be treated as confidential per University of California policy and California state law. For any reference letter provided via a third party (e.g., dossier service, career center, etc.), direct the author to UCSC's confidentiality statement at http://apo.ucsc.edu/confstm.htm.
RECRUITMENT PERIOD Applications for this recruitment will be accepted through June 1, 2021. This recruitment is valid for initial appointments beginning fall quarter 2019 through spring quarter 2022 Initial appointments made after this period must be made through other recruitments.
The University of California 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, disability, age, or protected veteran status. UC Santa Cruz is committed to excellence through diversity and strives to establish a climate that welcomes, celebrates, and promotes respect for the contributions of all students and employees. Inquiries regarding the University's equal employment opportunity policies may be directed to the Office for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at the University of California, Santa Cruz, CA 95064 or by phone at (831) 459-3676.
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