The Feminist Studies Department (https://feministstudies.ucsc.edu/) at the University of California, Santa Cruz (UCSC) invites applications for an ongoing pool of part-time Lecturers who could be called upon as needed to teach during the regular academic year and summer session in the following areas: Feminist Theories; Racial and Gender Formations in the U.S.; Feminism and Literature; Transnational Feminism; Indigenous Feminisms; Postcolonial Feminist Studies; Law and Politics; Queer, Trans, and Sexuality Studies; Feminist Critical Race and Ethnic Studies; Indigenous Studies; Feminist Science Studies; Health and Reproductive Technologies; Gender and Popular Culture.
Selected candidates should be willing to teach both seminars and large lecture courses, and develop course syllabi that encompass issues of multiculturalism, race, and class.
Applicants with any of the following qualifications are strongly encouraged to apply:
- Expertise in feminist theory and critical race studies
- Ph.D. (or equivalent foreign degree) in a field related to the description listed above at the time of application.
The campus is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through their teaching.
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.
- M.A. (or equivalent foreign degree) in field related to the description listed above at the time of application
- A minimum of three years teaching experience at the college/university level.
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/JPF00574.
Please refer to Position # JPF00574-19P in all correspondence.
- Letter of application that briefly summarizes your qualifications and interest in the position (required)
- Curriculum vitae (required)
- Statement that addresses past or potential 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
- Samples of recent syllabi (two required, maximum of four accepted)
- Recent course evaluations (two are required, a maximum of four will be accepted)
Applications must include confidential letters of recommendation* (a minimum of two are required and a maximum of four will be accepted). 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 (e.g., dossier service, career center, etc.), 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 interest in the position
Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
Statement that addresses past or potential contributions to diversity through teaching - Guidelines on diversity statements can be viewed at https://senate.ucsc.edu/committees/caad-committee-on-affirmative-action-and-diversity/DivStateGuidelines.pdf
Sample of recent course syllabus (1 of 2 required)
Sample of recent course syllabus (2 of 2 required)
Sample of recent course syllabus (1 of 2 optional) (Optional)
Sample of recent course syllabus (2 of 2 optional) (Optional)
Recent course evaluations (set 1 of 2 required)
Recent course evaluations (set 2 of 2 required)
Recent course evaluations (set 1 of 2 optional) (Optional)
Recent course evaluations (set 2 of 2 optional) (Optional)
- 2-4 letters of reference required