Position overviewPosition title: Writing Lecturer
Open July 1st, 2021 through Thursday, Jun 30, 2022 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
If you apply to this recruitment by June 30th, 2022, you will have until July 14th, 2022 to complete your application.
The Writing Program at the University of California, Santa Cruz (UCSC) invites applications for an ongoing pool of part-time Lecturers who may be appointed to teach sections of (1) required first-year writing courses for those who have not satisfied the University of California's Entry-Level Writing Requirement (ELWR); (2) first-year writing courses that satisfy the campus’s General Education requirement for Composition; and/or (3) writing courses for multilingual students.
Applicants with expertise in any of the following areas are strongly encouraged to apply: first-year composition, multilingual composition pedagogy, Rhetoric and Composition, and/or TESOL.
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.
The hiring unit will not sponsor employment-eligible immigration statuses for this position.
Writing Program: https://writing.ucsc.edu
Master’s degree (or equivalent foreign degree); experience in teaching college-level composition as the instructor of record; formal graduate-level training in Rhetoric and Composition and/or TESOL; knowledge of current theory and research in Rhetoric and Composition/TESOL; and experience working with a diverse student population.
Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
Cover Letter - Describe your approaches to teaching and the connection of those approaches to research in Rhetoric and Composition and/or TESOL, as well as detailed information on your knowledge of current theory and research in Rhetoric and Composition and/or TESOL.
Statement of Contributions to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion - Statement addressing your understanding of the barriers facing traditionally underrepresented groups and your past and/or future contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion through teaching and professional or public service. Candidates are urged to review guidelines on statements (see https://apo.ucsc.edu/diversity.html) before preparing their application.
Sample Course Syllabus - Provide a syllabus for a first-year writing course that would be appropriate at UCSC.
- 3 letters of reference required
Applications must include confidential letters of recommendation*. 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.
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The University of California offers a competitive benefits package and a number of programs to support employee work/life balance. For information about employee benefits please visit https://ucnet.universityofcalifornia.edu/compensation-and-benefits/index.html
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