Position title: Lecturer
Salary range: Commensurate with qualifications and experience and the
particular courses the lecturer is appointed to teach. Compensation for Summer
Session courses may vary from courses taught during the academic year.
Percent time: Variable, based on the course load assigned.
Anticipated start: Appointments are contingent on the hiring unit's
instructional need and the availability of funding. This recruitment is valid
for initial appointments made in fall 2021 through fall quarter 2022. Initial
appointments with effective dates outside of this recruitment period will
require an alternative open recruitment.
Position duration: Appointments are typically made during one or more
quarters of the regular academic year (fall, winter, and spring quarters),
but they may also be made during Summer Session.
Open July 15th, 2021 through Thursday, Jun 30, 2022 at 11:59pm (Pacific
If you apply to this recruitment by June 30th, 2022, you will have until July
14th, 2022 to complete your application.
College Nine at the University of California, Santa Cruz (UCSC) invites
applications for an ongoing pool of part-time lecturers to teach sections of
College Nine College 1 , the first course of UCSC's Academic Literacy
Curriculum. College 1 is a required core course designed to help students
develop academic and civic proficiency in reading and critical thinking.
Students will develop understanding of “academic ethos” and habits of mind and
practice that are tied to a sense of belonging and academic success. This
course prepares students for success in other UCSC courses. There is no
placement exam for College 1 ; enrollment in this course is not tracked by
proficiency in reading, writing, or critical thinking.
Instructors meet with a seminar of about thirty students two or three times
per week and present material from an established syllabus; assign and
evaluate student work; meet with students in small groups; prepare grades,
which may include narrative evaluations of student performance; hold weekly
office hours; and carry out other typical instructional duties.
College Nine College 1's theme of International and Global Perspectives
emphasizes the causes and consequences of our increasingly interconnected
world. Our academic and co-curricular programs analyze economic and cultural
globalization, immigration, ethnic conflicts, climate change, and human
rights, among other issues.
Applicants with any of the following qualifications are strongly encouraged to
Ph.D. (or equivalent foreign degree).
Demonstrated record of working effectively with students from a wide range
of social, cultural, and academic backgrounds.
Familiarity with current theory and research in critical and analytical
Educational expertise in the humanities and social sciences (for example,
disciplines such as anthropology, history, sociology, ethnic studies,
politics, international relations), as well as non-governmental
organization experience, documentary work, and other professional forums.
College Nine : https: // collegenine.ucsc.edu/
Basic qualifications (required at time of application)
Master's degree (or equivalent foreign degree); or a Bachelor's degree (or
equivalent foreign degree) and completion of at least one year of a Ph.D.
program; or a Bachelor's degree (or equivalent foreign degree) and at least
two years of teaching experience at the college level.
Experience teaching critical and analytical reading, thinking, and/or writing
at the college level.
Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
Cover Letter - Cover letter that addresses how you meet the
Statement of Teaching - One-page statement that addresses your philosophy
of teaching .
Statement of Contributions to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion - Statement
addressing your understanding of the barriers facing traditionally
underrepresented groups and your past and/or future contributions to
diversity, equity, and inclusion through teaching and professional or
public service. Candidates are urged to review guidelines on statements
(see https: // apo.ucsc.edu/diversity.html) before preparing their
Teaching Evaluations (course 1 of 3) (Optional)
Teaching Evaluations (course 2 of 3) (Optional)
Teaching Evaluations (course 3 of 3) (Optional)
2-3 letters of reference required
Applications must include 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 (i.e., dossier service, career center), direct the author to UCSC's
confidentiality statement at https:// apo.ucsc.edu/confstm.htm.
Apply link: https: // recruit.ucsc.edu/JPF01059
Help contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
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) 459-2686.
Under Federal law, the University of California may employ only individuals
who are legally able to work in the United States as established by providing
documents as specified in the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986.
Certain UCSC positions funded by federal contracts or sub-contracts require
the selected candidate to pass an E-Verify check (see
https: // www. uscis.gov/e-verify). The university sponsors employment-based
visas for nonresidents who are offered academic appointments at UC Santa Cruz
(see https: // apo.ucsc.edu/policy/capm/102.530.html).
UCSC is a smoke & tobacco-free campus.
If you need accommodation due to a disability, please contact Disability
Management Services at email@example.com (831) 459-4602.
UCSC is committed to addressing the spousal and partner employment needs of
our candidates and employees. As part of this commitment, our institution is a
member of the Northern California Higher Education Recruitment Consortium
(NorCal HERC). Visit the NorCal HERC website at
https: // www. hercjobs.org/regions/higher-ed-careers-northern-california/ to
search for open positions within a commutable distance of our institution.
The University of California offers a competitive benefits package and a
number of programs to support employee work/life balance. For information
about employee benefits please visit
https: // ucnet.universityofcalifornia.edu/compensation-and-benefits/index.html
VISIT THE UCSC WEB SITE AT https: // www. ucsc.edu
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