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Oakes College: Enhancement Courses Lecturer Pool

Position overview

Position title: Oakes Enhancement Courses Pre-six Lecturer
Salary range: Commensurate with qualifications and experience. The annual salary range for this position is $64,329 - $109,516 (based on salary points 1-19). Course credit varies from one to five credits (the majority of courses are two or five credits). A reasonable estimate for an appointment to teach a two-credit course is $3,216 - $5,476. A reasonable estimate for an appointment to teach a five-credit course is $8,041 - $13,690. Compensation for Summer Session courses may vary from courses taught during the academic year (see Summer Session Faculty and Lecturer Pay).
Percent time: Variable, based on the course load assigned.
Anticipated start: Appointments are contingent on the hiring unit’s instructional need and the availability of funding. This recruitment is valid for initial appointments beginning in spring quarter 2023 through spring quarter 2024. Initial appointments made after this period must be made through other recruitments.
Position duration: 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 Window

Open February 1, 2023 through Wednesday, Jan 31, 2024 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)

If you apply to this recruitment by January 31, 2024, you will have until February 14, 2024 to complete your application.

Position description

Oakes College at the University of California, Santa Cruz (UCSC) invites applications for an on-going pool of 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.

Internal candidates will be given priority consideration.

Oakes College: https://oakes.ucsc.edu/

Qualifications

Basic qualifications (required at time of application)
  • M.A/M.S.; or a B.A./B.S. degree and completion of at least one year of a Ph.D. program; or a B.A./B.S. degree and at least two years of teaching experience at the college level. Equivalent foreign degrees will be considered.
  • Experience with providing instruction in an educational environment (e.g., instructor of record, teaching assistant, etc.)

Application Requirements

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

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

  • 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.

Reference requirements
  • 2-3 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.

Apply link: https://recruit.ucsc.edu/JPF01449

Help contact: oakescam@ucsc.edu

About UC Santa Cruz

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). The university sponsors employment-based visas for nonresidents who are offered academic appointments at UC Santa Cruz (see https://apo.ucsc.edu/policy/capm/102.530.html).

UCSC is a smoke & tobacco-free campus.

If you need accommodation due to a disability, please contact Disability Management Services at roberts@ucsc.edu (831) 459-4602.

UCSC is committed to addressing the spousal and partner employment needs of our candidates and employees. As part of this commitment, our institution is a member of the Northern California Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (NorCal HERC). Visit the NorCal HERC website at https://www.hercjobs.org/regions/higher-ed-careers-northern-california/ to search for open positions within a commutable distance of our institution.

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

As a University employee, you will be required to comply with all applicable University policies and/or collective bargaining agreements, as may be amended from time to time. Federal, state, or local government directives may impose additional requirements.

VISIT UC Santa Cruz: https://www.ucsc.edu

Job location

Santa Cruz, Ca