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College Nine: 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.


College Nine at the University of California, Santa Cruz (UCSC) invites applications for an ongoing pool of part-time Lecturers who may be appointed to teach College Nine Enhancement courses under the general direction of the College Nine provost. A complete list of the College Nine courses and their descriptions can be viewed in the UCSC Catalog. These courses offer students the opportunity for small, seminar-style classes at the college level and they are designed to augment or enhance general education requirements and disciplinary courses. The Enhancement courses focus on College Nine’s theme of International and Global Perspective. Selected candidates will contribute to this theme and in some cases they will have the opportunity to design or help develop new Enhancement courses. Although trained in one discipline, applicants should be comfortable working in an interdisciplinary environment and draw from expertise in one or more of the following disciplinary subject areas: humanities, arts, social sciences, or life sciences.

Applicants with any of the following qualifications are strongly encouraged to apply: Record of effectively working with students from a wide range of social, cultural, and academic backgrounds; Familiarity with current theory and research in international and global perspective; a Master’s degree or completion of at least one year of a Ph.D. program; and /or a minimum of two years’ teaching experience at the University level.


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.

Bachelor's degree or higher (or equivalent foreign degree) 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.

Please refer to Position # JPF00723-20P 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, equity, and inclusion through teaching (optional) See guidelines on statements

Reference Requirement
Applications must include confidential letters of recommendation* (a minimum of 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.

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 More information is available at the APO website (see or call (831) 459-4300.

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If you need accommodation due to a disability, please contact the Academic Personnel Office at (831) 459-4300.

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Job location

Santa Cruz, California


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 of Contributions to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion - Statement that addresses past or potential contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion through teaching (optional) See guidelines on statements

Reference requirements
  • 2-3 letters of reference required