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Oakes College: Enhancement Courses 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

Oakes College at the University of California, Santa Cruz (UCSC) invites applications for an on-going pool of part-time Lecturers who may be appointed to teach seminar-style “college enhancement” courses under the direction of the Oakes College Provost. Enhancement courses contribute to the college’s longstanding interests, which are ethnic studies and the sciences from a social justice-related framework (for a complete list of Oakes College courses and their descriptions, please see the UCSC Course Catalog). Applicants should be able to draw from expertise in one or several of the major disciplinary subject areas (Arts, Engineering, Humanities, Physical and Biological Sciences, and Social Sciences).
We are especially interested in applicants with the following areas of expertise: professional experience in social justice or public service organizations, teaching experience (as the instructor of record) in higher education, and/or a terminal degree in their disciplinary subject area.

ACADEMIC TITLE
Lecturer

SALARY
Commensurate with qualifications, experience, and number of course units taught per quarter. Compensation for Summer Session courses may vary from courses taught during the academic year.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

  • Master's degree (or equivalent foreign degree) at the time of application; or a Bachelor's degree (or equivalent foreign degree) and completion of at least one year of a Ph.D. program at the time of application; or a Bachelor's degree (or equivalent foreign degree) and at least two years of teaching experience at the college level at the time of application.
  • Experience with providing instruction in an educational environment (e.g., instructor of record, teaching assistant, etc.)

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/JPF00722
Please refer to Position # JPF00722-20P in all correspondence.

Documents/Materials

  • 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, equity, and inclusion through teaching and/or professional activities (required) See UCSC guidelines on statements

Reference Requirement
Applications must include confidential letters of recommendation*(two are required and a maximum of three 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.

RECRUITMENT PERIOD
Applications for this recruitment will be accepted through June 1, 2021. This recruitment is valid for initial appointments beginning fall quarter 2019 through spring quarter 2022. 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.

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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

6/17/19

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.

  • Statement that addresses past or potential contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion through teaching and/or professional activities - See UCSC guidelines on statements

Reference requirements
  • 2-3 letters of reference required