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History of Consciousness: Lecturer Pool (Ongoing)

Recruitment Period

Open August 1st, 2019 through Tuesday, Jun 1, 2021 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)

If you apply to this recruitment by June 1st, 2021, you will have until June 30th, 2021 to complete your application.

Description

The History of Consciousness Department at the University of California, Santa Cruz (UCSC) invites applications for an ongoing pool of part-time Lecturers who may be appointed to teach occasional courses in and across the following subject areas: philosophy and theory; race and ethnicity; gender & sexuality; political economy and social movements; media, aesthetics, and poetics. Candidates must be willing to teach both seminars and large lecture courses.

The campus is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through their teaching and other assigned duties. Candidates with three or more years of university level teaching experience are strongly encouraged to apply.

ACADEMIC TITLE
Lecturer

SALARY
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.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

  • Master’s degree or higher (or equivalent foreign degree) in a field relating to one of the advertised subject areas (philosophy and theory; race and ethnicity; gender & sexuality; political economy and social movements; media, aesthetics, and poetics) at the time of application.
  • Demonstrated teaching experience in higher education in one or more of the advertised subject area .

POSITION AVAILABLE
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.

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS
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/JPF00717
Please refer to Position # JPF00717-20P in all correspondence.

Documents/Materials

  • Letter of application that briefly summarizes your qualifications and interest in the position (required)
  • Curriculum vitae (required)
  • Writing sample, maximum of 25 pages (required)
  • Sample syllabus for an undergraduate course (one is required, two will be accepted)
  • Sample syllabus for a graduate seminar (required)
  • Teaching evaluations (two are required, three will be accepted)
  • Statement that addresses past or potential contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion through teaching (optional) See UCSC guidelines on statements

Reference Requirement
Applications must include confidential letters of recommendation* (a minimum of two 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 (e.g., dossier service, career center, etc.), direct the author to UCSC’s confidentiality statement at http://apo.ucsc.edu/confstm.htm.

RECRUITMENT PERIOD
Applications for this recruitment will be accepted through June 1, 2021. This recruitment is valid for initial appointments beginning fall quarter 2019. 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) 459-3676.

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 apo@ucsc.edu (831) 459-4300.

Visit the APO Web Site at http://apo.ucsc.edu

6/6/19

Job location

Santa Cruz, California

Requirements

Document requirements
  • Cover Letter - Letter of application that briefly summarizes your qualifications and interest in the position

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

  • Writing sample, maximum of 25 pages

  • Sample syllabus for an undergraduate course

  • Sample syllabus for an undergraduate course (Optional)

  • Sample syllabus for a graduate seminar

  • Teaching evaluations

  • Teaching evaluations

  • Teaching evaluations (Optional)

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion - Statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion through teaching. See guidelines on statements
    (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 2-5 letters of reference required