The Department of Literature [https://literature.ucsc.edu/] at the University of California, Santa Cruz (UCSC) invites applications for an ongoing pool of part-time Lecturers. The department offers courses in a broad range of areas including, but not limited to the following genres:
- English-Language Literatures, including American and British literatures
- French and Francophone literatures (in French and in translation)
- German literature (in German and in translation)
- Greek and Latin literatures (in original and in translation)
- Italian literature (in Italian and in translation)
- Russian literature (in translation)
- Spanish/Latin American/Latinx literatures (in Spanish and in translation)
- Comparative literature
- Digital Humanities
- Indigenous literatures
- Non-Western literatures
- Postcolonial literature
- Visual, performative, sonic, filmic, and other media
Applicants with a record of teaching excellence are strongly encouraged to apply.
Commensurate with qualifications and experience and the particular courses the Lecturer is appointed to teach. Compensation for Summer Session courses may differ from courses taught during the academic year.
- Ph.D. (or equivalent foreign degree) in Literature or related field at the time of application
- A minimum of one-year college-level teaching experience
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), but they may also be made during Summer Session.
Applications are accepted via the UCSC Academic Recruit online system. All documents and materials must be submitted as PDFs.
APPLY AT https://recruit.ucsc.edu/apply/JPF00518.
Please refer to Position # JPF00518-19P in all correspondence.
- Informative letter of application that addresses your area of expertise, experience and range of teaching, and teaching philosophy (required).
- Curriculum vitae (required).
- Syllabi or descriptions of proposed courses (two are required and a maximum of four will be accepted).
- Teaching evaluations (two sets are required and a maximum of three sets will be accepted).
- Statement (one to two pages) that describes your contributions to diversity through teaching (required). Guidelines on diversity statements can be viewed at https://senate.ucsc.edu/committees/caad-committee-on-affirmative-action-and-diversity/DivStateGuidelines.pdf
Applications must include three confidential letters of recommendation*. Please 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 http://apo.ucsc.edu/confstm.htm.
Applications for this recruitment will be accepted beginning August 1, 2018 through June 1, 2020. This recruitment is valid for initial appointments beginning fall quarter 2018 through spring quarter 2021. 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) 459-2686.
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). More information is available at the APO website (see https://apo.ucsc.edu/policy/capm/104.000%20.html) or call (831) 459-4300.
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Cover Letter - Informative letter of application that addresses your area of expertise, experience and range of teaching, and teaching philosophy
Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
Syllabi or descriptions of proposed courses - 1 of 2 required syllabi / descriptions of proposed courses.
Syllabi or descriptions of proposed courses - 2 of 2 required syllabi / descriptions of proposed courses.
Syllabi or descriptions of proposed courses - 1 of 2 optional syllabi /descriptions of proposed courses
Syllabi or descriptions of proposed courses - 2 of 2 optional syllabi /descriptions of proposed courses
Teaching Evaluations - Set 1 of 2 required Teaching Evaluations
Teaching Evaluations - Set 2 of 2 required Teaching Evaluations
Teaching Evaluations - Optional set of Teaching Evaluations
Diversity Statement - Statement (one to two pages) that describes your contributions to diversity through teaching
- 3 letters of reference required