The Music Department http://music.ucsc.edu/ at the University of California, Santa Cruz (UCSC) invites applications for an ongoing pool of part-time Lecturers who may be called upon to teach courses at the lower-division course level. We seek applications from outstanding candidates with relevant teaching experience who can teach courses in the Music 11 series and/or the Music 80 series. These course series’ include special topic courses such as Introduction to World Music, Introduction to American Popular Music, Music of the Beatles, Film Music, Music of India, History of Jazz, etc.).
Applicants with experience in college level teaching or who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the Music undergraduate and graduate programs (Music Ph.D., D.M.A, and M.A.) through teaching and other assigned duties 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 vary from courses taught during the academic year.
Master’s Degree (or equivalent foreign degree) in Music (at the time of application); or four years of artistic and creative work consisting of a national and/or international record of performances, exhibitions, or installations in music venues, museums, galleries, and festivals, and evidence of scholarship in peer-reviewed journals, web, and/or book publications (at the time of application).
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/JPF00557
Please refer to Position # JPF00557-19P in all correspondence.
- Letter of application that briefly summarizes your qualifications and the courses you area qualified to teach (required)
- Curriculum vitae (required)
- Two writing samples (required)
- One sample course syllabus (required)
- Evaluations of teaching (optional, a maximum of three sets of course evaluations will be accepted)
Applications must include confidential letters of recommendation* (a minimum of three are required and a maximum of five will be accepted). 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.
UCSC is a smoke & tobacco-free campus.
If you need accommodation due to a disability, please contact the Academic Personnel Office at firstname.lastname@example.org (831) 459-4300.
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Cover Letter - Letter of application that briefly summarizes your qualifications and the courses you area qualified to teach
Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
Writing sample (1 of 2)
Writing sample (2 of 2)
Sample course syllabus
Evaluations of teaching (1 of 3) (Optional)
Evaluations of teaching (2 of 3) (Optional)
Evaluations of teaching (3 of 3) (Optional)
- 3-5 letters of reference required
How to apply
- Create an ApplicantID
- Provide required information and documents
- If any, provide required reference information