Business (Esports Management): Part-Time UNEX Instructor, Academic Year 2023-2024 (Anticipated)

University of California, Merced
May 10, 2024
Offerd Salary:$1,500 to $5,000
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Working Time:Part time
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Position overview

Position title: Business (Esports Management): Part-Time UNEX Instructor

Salary range: A reasonable range for this position is $1,500 to $5,000 per section

Anticipated start: Fall Term: August 1, 2023 Spring Term: January 1, 2024 Summer Term: June 1, 2024

Position duration: Academic Year: 8/1/2023 – 7/31/2024 Fall Term: 8/1/2023 – 12/31/2023 Spring Term: 1/1/2024 – 5/31/2024 Summer Term: 6/1/2024 – 7/31/2024

Application Window

Open date: May 10, 2023

Next review date: Thursday, Jun 1, 2023 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time) Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: Friday, May 10, 2024 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.

Position description

UC Merced Extension anticipates hiring part-time instructor positions to teach the following courses in Business for AY 2023-24. Course(s) being offered may include but not limited to:

  • Introduction to Esport Organizations
  • Culture and Communications in Esports
  • Esports Marketing
  • Esports Project Management and Live Operations
  • Teaching responsibilities include instructional delivery for high school dual enrollment sections. Sections may include up to 35 high school juniors and/or seniors per section. Sections may be delivered in a taught face-to-face, hybrid, and/or online format. This appointment is within UC Merced Extension with a dotted line to the Economics and Business Management department within the School of Social Sciences, Humanities, and Arts (SSHA).

    In addition to teaching the course(s), the instructor is responsible for creating a syllabus, holding weekly office hours (2 hours/week), and grading examinations and/or papers.

    Academic Year: 8/1/2023 – 7/31/2024 Fall Term: 8/1/2023 – 12/31/2023 Spring Term: 1/1/2024 – 5/31/2024 Summer Term: 6/1/2024 – 7/31/2024

    UC Merced Extension anticipates hiring multiple part-time instructors for the courses listed above throughout the academic year based on the course sections scheduled and/or planned.

    UC Merced graduate students, post-doccs, and other academic appointees affiliated with UC Merced will be given priority for initial sections.

    As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy: https: // All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of Full Vaccination or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no later than the applicable deadline. New University of California employees should refer to Appendix F, Section II.C. of the policy for applicable deadlines. (Capitalized terms in this paragraph are defined in the policy.) Federal, state, or local public health directives may impose additional requirements.


    Basic qualifications

    Advanced degree in business administration, marketing, sports administration or related area and experience teaching at the college or university level are required. Must be able to provide a record of excellence in teaching (required).

    Preferred qualifications

    Experience teaching at the high school level (preferred).

    Application Requirements

    Document requirements

  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Cover Letter

  • Statement of Teaching - A teaching statement of no more than 500 words explaining how you have approached or would approach teaching the courses that you wish to teach. Please also indicate subject area of interest regarding teaching.

  • Statement on Contributions to Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion - Statement on your contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion, including information about your understanding of these topics, your record of activities to date, and your specific plans and goals for advancing equity and inclusion. Please review the UC Merced Diversity Statement Guidelines and UC's Commitment to Diversity

  • A Recent Teaching Evaluation (Optional)

  • Reference requirements

  • 3 required (contact information only)
  • Apply link: https: //

    Help contact: [email protected]

    Campus Information

    The University of California is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and invites applications from all qualified applicants, including women, minorities, veterans, and individual with disabilities, who will enrich the teaching, research and public service missions of the university. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy, see: UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy (https: //

    The University of California, Merced, is the newest of the University of California system's 10 campuses. With over 9,000 undergraduate and graduate students (https: // www., UC Merced provides outstanding educational opportunities to highly qualified students from the heart of California, the nation, and abroad. The campus has special connections to nearby Yosemite National Park; is on the cutting edge of sustainability in construction and design; and supports the economic development of Central California. The Merced 2020 Project doubled the physical capacity of the campus, and enhanced academic distinction, student success, and research excellence (https: //

    UC Merced is a smoke & tobacco free campus (https: //

    Job location

    CA Regional Placement or Remote

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